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Description:

Dodson family in the Ragged Mountain (Old Rag) community in what is now Shenandoah National Park, Virginia. Mountain residents' habit of walking barefoot provided a pathway for hookworm infections.


Date:

10/1935

Creator:

Arthur Rothstein

Subject

Hookworm infections

Contributor

Kristy Huettner

Format

Black and white photograph

Source:

Farm Security Administration, Office of War Information Photograph Collectionhttp http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/fsa1998017542/PP/

Rights

No known restrictions

Citation

Arthur Rothstein, “Mrs. Dodson and some of her children.,” Appalachian Trail Histories, accessed January 24, 2021, https://appalachiantrailhistory.org/items/show/330.

Geolocation

Old Rag Barefoot Family.jpeg