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Preserving Pocahontas

Green Bank School Chemistry Lab – 1921

Titled “A third year high school girl in the chemical laboratory at Greenbank Consolidated School,” this picture was taken by social pioneering photographer Lewis Wickes Hine on October 7, 1921. The original photo and negative are housed at the Library of Congress. Courtesy of National Child Labor Committee Collection, Library of Congress; Pres. Poca. ID: PHP003950

Access the “Preserving Pocahontas” Digital Library at or If you have historical records or photographs to be scanned for the county Historical Archive contact Preservation Officer B. J. Gudmundsson at 304-799-3989 or email Prints of photographs are available.

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