(11/24/2019)
Betty Rivard, of Elmira, Braxton County, was selected a West Virginia Wonder Woman in 2016. She now lives in Charleston.

Photographer and writer Rivard, among her accomplishments, was editing the photographs from the Farm Security Administration Project, a project that captured powerful images of life in rural and small town America during the Great Depression.

Rivard's collection has been published in "New Deal Photographs of West Virginia, 1934-1943," READ ABOUT THE WONDER WOMAN:

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READ: PHOTO GLIMPSE AT WEST VIRGINIANS DURING GREAT DEPRESSION - 'Hardship, Endurance, Hope," Rivard's New Book Brings Struggle To Life


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