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African Americans in Appalachia

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Lynch School

The exterior of the Lynch Colored Public School, now the Eastern Kentucky Social Club Lynch Chapter clubhouse. (www.coalcampusa.com)

Coal camps differed in quality and in terms of services offered, schools, hospitals, public services, etc; however, the camps offered similar accommodations to all the workers. Lynch, considered a model company town in Kentucky, offered a decent life to African American coal mining families.

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