The Elrod Brothers @ Blue Diamond, ca.1930


This photo shows six Elrod brothers taken about 1930 in Blue Diamond, Perry County, Kentucky. All lived in the coal camp there. Left to right: Albert, Lee, Johnie, Guston, Dozier, and Jim. All worked in the coal mines sometime during their lives. They had five sisters. Their father was William (Billie) Elrod. Their mother was Gussie Hubbard Elrod. All of the brothers were born in Georgia.

Photo courtesy of Carl and Mary Jo Elrod, 2481 Olive Springs Road, Marietta, GA 30060.)