National Geographic : 1940 May
608 THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE FINISHED AT LAST!-ACADIANS ROLL UP THE LARGEST RUG EVER HOOKED AT CIETICAMP As many as ten women and girls worked on the rug at one time, the less experienced devoting themselves to solid-color areas and background. With several always on the job, it took six months to fashion this masterpiece, designed by Lillian Burke of New York and made to order for a Virginia home. Photograph by John Mills. Jr. ROPES AND PULLEYS LIFT COAL MINERS' CLOTHES TO THE RAFTERS In the dressing room of a big coal mine at Glace Bay, workers shed their grimy garments at the end of their shifts. After hanging the clothes on hooks, they hoist them up out of the way (page 614).