Washing Clothes In Harlan County, 1940s

Lonny Gibbs, 3114 W. Minnesota Street, Indianapolis, IN 46241, shares this photo with our readers. The lady washing clothes is Lonny's grandmother, Addie Thomas Barker. The other's names are Addie's son, Howard; and three of her daughters (not in order), Carrie, Oma, and Nora (Lonny's mother). No names are given for the others. The photo was taken in the late 1940s, in Baxter, Harlan County, Kentucky.