A project on the effects of coal mining in Appalachia
Photographs and oral histories from Coal Hollow — a project on the effects of coal mining on poor Appalachians in West Virginia — will be on display at the Southeast Museum of Photography on the Daytona Beach campus of the Daytona Beach Community College from August 31 – October 29.
Whether or not you make it down to Florida, check out the book and DVD. The kind of poverty that wouldn’t be out of place in the most desolate developing nations exists in the hills of our own American Southeast, and very few people seem to give a damn. Every American citizen should have to look these people in the eye.