An African-American man poses with others in the photo above while working on the Hawks Nest Tunnel in 1932. Thousands of black men came to West Virginia to work on the project, making up the vast majority of the workforce.

An African-American man poses with others in the photo above while working on the Hawks Nest Tunnel in 1932. Thousands of black men came to West Virginia to work on the project, making up the vast majority of the workforce