From reverse: "This is a small unpainted home in Harrison County, W. Va. but isn't it an attractive little nest? These people could not afford to build a better home when this house was built but Mrs. N. said she wanted her children to remember such 1."
Senator Rush D. Holt Speaking to Crowd, Shinnston, W. Va.
Holt was a member of the West Virginia House of Delegates from 1931-1954 and a senator from 1935-1941 on the Democratic ticket. By 1936, Holt emerged as a vocal conservative critic of the New Deal, attacking, for example, the Works Progress Administration as corrupt and inefficient. He switched to the Republican party in 1949.
A Performance Group in Costume likely in Harrison County, W. Va.
Nine unidentified individuals pose in costume. Three of them sit on horses. Five of them stand on a carriage drawn by those horses, two of which wear large pots against their bellies. The man in the forefront, dressed in two, vertical striped colors, holds what appears to be a jousting rod.