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Father and son from Bluefield, West Virginia Both employed at powder plant. Radford, Virginia. In boardinghouse room which they share with four others
Leo Donathon wearing his identification badge for Hercules powder plant. Radford, Virginia
Main street of Radford, Virginia
Dinner table after dinner at Mrs. Jones's boardinghouse. Sixteen men live here. Men in background sitting in parlor after dinner. Radford, Virginia
Rooming houses. Radford, Virginia
Boys from out of town who have come to Radford, Virginia for work at powder plant. Unable to rent a room their first night in town they are spending it in the railroad station
Boy from out of town sleeping in railroad station. Radford, Virginia
Men who came to Radford, Virginia, from out of town to work in powder plant, spending the night in railroad station, unable to rent a room
Mr. Tilly, who is fixing up the basement of his secondhand store to house fifty men at three dollars and fifty cents per week. He will spend one thousand dollars on the place. He expects to get it back in six weeks. Radford, Virginia
Carpenter employed at Hercules powder plant in the parlor of Mrs. Prichard's boardinghouse. Radford, Virginia
Crowd at bar of Busy Bee Restaurant. Radford, Virginia
Men from out of state who have come to work in powder plant. Radford, Virginia
Radford, Virginia
Men living in room at Mrs. Jones's boardinghouse. Radford, Virginia
One of the new rackets come to town--fortune teller. Radford, Virginia
Workmen building a room in the basement of Mr. Tilly's furniture store; secondhand beds and stoves, etc. which have been moved out in the foreground. Radford, Virginia
A worker from Lynchburg, Virginia, who arrived in town today, sleeping in his car. Tomorrow he will go to work, and get a place to live when he has time to find it. He is a steamfitter. Radford, Virginia
Construction workers in boardinghouse room. Radford, Virginia
Carpenter on his bed in room which he shares with another Hercules worker. Radford, Virginia
Paul McDaniel with his laborer's button. Each employee wears an identification
Leo Donathon, laborer at plant, in his improvised bedroom at Mrs. Pritchard's house. Radford, Virginia
W.W. McDaniel, rigger at Hercules powder plant, in his bunkhouse in the rear of Mrs. Pritchard's boardinghouse. Radford, Virginia
Christmas shopping. Radford, Virginia
Radford, Virginia
Two boys employed at powder plant sleeping in basement of Mr. Tilly's furniture store. Radford, Virginia
Men on the street in Radford, Virginia, just before change of shift
Trailer camp. Radford, Virginia
Waiting room in railroad station. Radford, Virginia
Men in the basement of Mr. Tilly's secondhand furniture store. He is fixing up living quarters for fifty. Radford, Virginia
Young couple in booth at Busy Bee Restaurant. Radford, Virginia
Headquarters of "New Hotel" campaign. Radford, Virginia
Bridge into Radford, Virginia. The Hercules powder plant is seven miles out of town
Man just arrived at Radford, Virginia, to report for work
Main street of Radford, Virginia
Out of state employee of Hercules powder plant in his room at Mrs. Sells boardinghouse. Radford, Virginia
Powder plant employee going upstairs. Mrs. Pritchard's boardinghouse. Radford, Virginia
Men spending the night in railroad station. Radford, Virginia
View of Radford, Virginia. Nearly every private house in the city has become a boardinghouse
Men from out of town spending the night in railroad station. Radford, Virginia
Men in room at Mrs. Jones's boardinghouse. Six men live in this room. Three beds, pay eight to ten dollars a week rent. Most of them have families they left behind in Bluefield, West Virginia; Bristol, Tennessee; or High Point, North Carolina. They are carpenters, carpenters' assistants, riggers and laborers. They make sixty cents to one dollar and twenty-five cents per hour. Radford, Virginia
Construction workers sleeping in room in basement of secondhand furniture store. Radford, Virginia
All available shacks, storage spaces, garages, etc., have been converted into living quarters. Radford, Virginia
Sunday afternoon. Radford, Virginia
Man waiting in railroad station. Radford, Virginia
Construction worker by stove in basement of secondhand furniture store. The owner of this store often lets men sit around all night when they are unable to find a room to rent. Radford, Virginia
Men sleeping in railroad station, Radford, Virginia. They come in from out of town to work in the powder plant and are often unable to find a place to stay the first night
Rooming house in Negro section. Radford, Virginia
Two workers from Lynchburg, Virginia, who arrived in town today, sleeping in their car. Tomorrow they will go to work, and get a place to live when they have time to find it. A steamfitter and a carpenter's assistant. Radford, Virginia
Mrs. Jones fixing lunch pails for her boarders. Radford, Virginia
Mr. Tilly lets men sit around the store all night. Radford, Virginia
Main street of Radford, Virginia
Men in a booth, Busy Bee Restaurant. Radford, Virginia
New arrivals in town. They've come by bus from West Radford, Virgnina
Five of the boarders at Mrs. Pritchard's house in the parlor. Eighteen men board here. Radford, Virginia
Construction workers at Hercules powder plant in their room in boardinghouse. Radford, Virginia
Men on the street in Radford, Virginia, just before the change of shift
Powder plant's construction worker in his bedroom at Mrs. Pritchard's boardinghouse. Radford, Virginia
Carpenter at Hercules powder plant in his room in Sunday clothes, workclothes on the floor in front of him. He came here a month ago from Long Branch, West Virginia. Pays eight dollars a week room and board. Left his family at home. Would send for them if he could find a decent place to live. Radford, Virginia
Mechanic at powder plant in his room in basement of Mr. Tilly's furniture store. Radford, Virginia
Construction worker sleeping in basement of Mr. Tilly's store. Radford, Virginia
Constuction worker putting on overshoes in basement of Mr. Tilly's secondhand furniture store where he rents a room. Radford, Virginia
Men sitting around stove in basement of Mr. Tilly's store. He lets them sit here all night. Radford, Virginia
Crowded boardinghouse with cars parked outside. Radford, Virginia
Men living in room at Mrs. Jones's boardinghouse. Radford, Virginia