African Americans in Nuttallburg
In this image of miners in Nuttallburg, several black miners can be seen on the left of the photo.
Carter G. Woodson saved money while working in the Nuttallburg mines and was eventually able to graduate from Harvard University with a PhD in history.
Nuttallburg Visitor Use Area Implementation Plan/Environmental Assessment , National Park Service. January 1st 2011. Accessed May 4th 2021. http://nuttallfamilywv.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/CD-Nuttallburg-IP-EA-November-2008.pdf.
Trotter, William Joe. Jr. Coal, Class, and Color: Blacks in Southern West Virginia, 1915-32. Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1990.
Walsh, Rita. Nuttallburg Coal Mining Complex and Town Historic District, National Register of Historic Places. May 1st 2005. Accessed May 4th 2021. http://www.wvculture.org/shpo/nr/pdf/fayette/07000846.pdf.
“Coal Miners at Nuttallburg.” National Park Service. Accessed May 4th 2021. https://www.nps.gov/neri/planyourvisit/african-american-life-in-a-coal-camp-nuttallburg.htm.
Carter G. Woodson. Wikimedia. Accessed May 4th 2021. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Dr._Carter_G._Woodson_(1875-1950),_Carter_G._Woodson_Home_National_Historic_Site,_1915._(18f7565bf62142c0ad7fff83701ca5f6).jpg.