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Retraining Coal Miners

Retraining Coal Miners

Retraining Coal Miners

A 14-minute black and white silent film shows how women from coal mining communities learned to weave and sew income-generating items, while the men learned to build hardwood furniture, also for sale. 

The Mountaineer's Craftsmen Cooperative Association (MCCA) became the entity that sold Appalachian furniture and handcrafts. Read more about its history.

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