Ellis Island Immigrant Portraits
Hine, Lewis Wickes .Newark i New Jersey. USA 1923..Of a family of 7 children, all but 2 work stringing tags. The oldest child is 12. The nurse of the school which these children attend, reports that they are continually being sent home because of their dirty condition. A little fellow who looked about 6 was quite an expert. The children received 20 cents for stringing a thousand tage.
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