"Cornett family, Kentucky, 1964." One of the Cornett boys on the front porch after working hard at something. By William Gedney, from the Gedney Photographs and Writings Collection, Duke University.

"Cornett family, Kentucky, One of the Cornett boys on the front porch after working hard at something. Print from negative by William Gedney. Gedney Photographs and Writings Collection, Duke University.

Girl on porch with other children below.. From Duke Digital Collections. Collection: William Gedney Photographs and Writings. Featured in What Was True: The Photographs and Notebooks of William Gedney, edited by Margaret Sartor, coedited by Geoff Dyer; Featured in retrospective exhibition, Short Distances and Definite Places: The Photographs of William Gedney at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMoMA), January 20, 2000 - May 16, 2000. Mark: Stamp. Date of print: Unknown.

Girl on porch with other children below, Cornett family, rural Kentucky, 1964 // William Gedney

Woman in sunbonnet 1924-1934; Kentuckyiana Digital Library Doris Ulmann collection

Woman in sunbonnet Kentuckyiana Digital Library Doris Ulmann collection. This looks so much like my grandma McAbee. the way she is holding her arm, the bonnet, the blouse buttoned all the way to the top, and that aged face of wisdom.

Mountain people carrying a homemade coffin up creek bed to the family plot on the hillside where it will be buried. This section is too isolated to hold any formal funeral services immediately. Up South Fork of the Kentucky River near Jackson, Kentucky.

Mountain people carrying a homemade coffin up creek bed to the family plot on the hillside where it will be buried. This section is too isolated to hold any formal funeral services immediately. Up South Fork of the Kentucky River near Jackson, Kentucky.

Having seen History Channel's movie "Hatfields & McCoys", I found these real-life photos interesting.

Hatfields and McCoys Previous pinner: My husband is descended from the Hatfield line. ( not directly involved in the famous feud though.

kentucky appalachian photographers | ... of appalachia and poverty 4 posted in the Elkhorn City, KY gallery

Cornett family everyday life, Leatherwood, Kentucky, by William Gedney.

Image Collections of Eastern KY. A "baptizin'"

Image Collections of Eastern KY. A "baptizin'" my church still practices this form of baptizing

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