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Geneva Political Equality Club; Mrs. Florence Kelley Lecture ticket, NAWSA suffrage scrapbooks

Geneva Political Equality Club; Mrs. Florence Kelley Lecture ticket, N...

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3 A.M. Sunday, February 23rd, 1908. Newsboys selling on Brooklyn Bridge. Harry Ahrenpreiss, 30 Willet Street. (Said was 13 years old). Abe Gramus. 37 Division Street.  Witness Fred McMurray.  Location: New York, New York (State) / Photo by Lewis W. Hine.

3 A.M. Sunday, February 23rd, 1908. Newsboys selling on Brooklyn Bridg...

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Grace Harper (Looked 10 years old). Works in Lydia Mills, Clinton, S.C. Mother said she is very good hand at spinning. Been at it 3 years. Runs 4 and 5 sides, about 50 cents a day. Little sister Lettie helps. Mother said "she is learnin'." Looked 7 years old. Dec. 2/08. Witness Sara R. Hine.  Location: Clinton, South Carolina / Photo by Lewis W. Hine.

Grace Harper (Looked 10 years old). Works in Lydia Mills, Clinton, S.C...

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[8,9 and 10 years old starting out at 6 A.M. Sunday. [Caption #602: "6:00 A.M. Sunday, March 7, 1909. Boys starting out with Sunday papers. Some were only 8 and 9 years old. Many more youngsters start out at 7 A.M. Some of these little fellows had been selling until 7 and 8 P.M. and later Saturday night."][Caption #663: "Hartford, Conn. 6 A.M. Sunday."].  Location: Hartford, Connecticut. / Photo by [...]

[8,9 and 10 years old starting out at 6 A.M. Sunday. [Caption #602: "6...

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Hartford, Conn., newsboys. Boy in middle, Joseph De. Lucco, has been selling for 8 years. Was arrested for stealing papers a while ago.  Location: Hartford, Connecticut.

Hartford, Conn., newsboys. Boy in middle, Joseph De. Lucco, has been s...

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A Branch office in a coal shed. McCann's.  Location: St. Louis, Missouri.

A Branch office in a coal shed. McCann's. Location: St. Louis, Missou...

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William Lynch, 11 years of age, and Cornelius Lynch, 9 years of age, 607 ["606" crossed out] E. 6th Street. Newsboys. William has been selling papers 4 years, average earnings 25 cents per week. Sells from choice. Don't smoke. Visits saloons. Works 5 hours a day. Cornelius selling 3 years, average earnings 35 cents a week. Earnings not needed at home. Sells from choice. Don't smoke. Visits saloons. Works 7 hours a day. Edward F. Brown, Investigator.  Location: Wilmington, Delaware / Photo by Lewis W. Hine.

William Lynch, 11 years of age, and Cornelius Lynch, 9 years of age, 6...

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At one of the paper offices on Pearl St. at 3:30 P.M.  Location: Buffalo, New York (State)

At one of the paper offices on Pearl St. at 3:30 P.M. Location: Buffa...

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The Slein boys. Meyer Slein (12 yrs. old) his brother Abe (10 years old) who has just returned from Industrial School (Reform School). Another brother is in the School. Show effects of street life and are Juvenile Court boys.  Location: St. Louis, Missouri.

The Slein boys. Meyer Slein (12 yrs. old) his brother Abe (10 years ol...

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Slide labels

Slide labels

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[Two orphans with Near East Relief workers and sailors on board the U.S. cruiser Pittsburgh as guests of the officers for a Christmas party in the Bosporus]
Child of farm worker who lives at the FSA (Farm Security Administration) labor camp. Caldwell, Idaho

Child of farm worker who lives at the FSA (Farm Security Administratio...

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Newspaper comments on new child labor law in Penn. Location: Pennsylvania

Newspaper comments on new child labor law in Penn. Location: Pennsylva...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Miscellaneous. Hine no. 1199. Text cut off, probably "Photo by Lewis W. Hine." Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collec... More

A few of the young boys working on the night shift at the Alexandria Glass Factory. Alexandria, Va. - NARA - 523441

A few of the young boys working on the night shift at the Alexandria G...

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A little spinner in a Georgia Cotton Mill. - NARA - 523157

A little spinner in a Georgia Cotton Mill. - NARA - 523157

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A mother hulling berries while she nurses her infant. Her other children sit beside her, also at work. Little Mabel... - NARA - 523319

A mother hulling berries while she nurses her infant. Her other childr...

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Francis Lance, 5 years old, 41 inches high. He jumps on and off moving cars at risk of life. St. Louis, Mo. - NARA - 523295

Francis Lance, 5 years old, 41 inches high. He jumps on and off moving...

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Frank Denato, 6 years old, Tom, 4 years old, and Domino, 12 years old, live in Philadelphia and padrone. Whites Bog.... - NARA - 523262

Frank Denato, 6 years old, Tom, 4 years old, and Domino, 12 years old,...

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Furman Owens, 12 years old. Can't read. Don't know A, B, C's. "Yes I want to learn but can't when I work all the... - NARA - 523161

Furman Owens, 12 years old. Can't read. Don't know A, B, C's. "Yes I w...

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Group of young cartoners in Seacoast Canning Co. Not the youngest. Eastport, Me. - NARA - 523457

Group of young cartoners in Seacoast Canning Co. Not the youngest. Eas...

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Making in the kitchen, hair goods, the partly made puffs and switches were laying around the floor. This is the home... - NARA - 523524

Making in the kitchen, hair goods, the partly made puffs and switches ...

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Marie Costa, basket seller, in a Cincinnati market. 10 A.M. Saturday. Cincinnati, OH. - NARA - 523070

Marie Costa, basket seller, in a Cincinnati market. 10 A.M. Saturday. ...

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No caption. Two boys on small barge. - NARA - 523388

No caption. Two boys on small barge. - NARA - 523388

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Noon hour, Indianapolis Meat Packing House. Indianapolis, Ind. - NARA - 523083

Noon hour, Indianapolis Meat Packing House. Indianapolis, Ind. - NARA ...

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Teresa Lerre, 5 years old, Philadelphia, is a cranberry picker. The father and four children are picking. A "carrier"... - NARA - 523264

Teresa Lerre, 5 years old, Philadelphia, is a cranberry picker. The fa...

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Unloading oysters on the dock. Alabama Canning Co. Bayou La Batre, Ala. - NARA - 523399

Unloading oysters on the dock. Alabama Canning Co. Bayou La Batre, Ala...

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Child laborer

Child laborer

"A little spinner in the Mollohan Mills, Newberry, S.C. She was tending her 'sides' like a veteran, but after I took the photo, the overseer came up and said in an apologetic tone that was pathetic, 'She just h... More

Drivers and Mules 1908

Drivers and Mules 1908

Drivers and Mules, Gary, W. Va., Mine, Where much of the mining and carrying is done by machinery. Location: Gary, West Virginia.

A little spinner in the Mollahan Mills, Newberry, S.C. She was tending her "sides" like a veteran, but after I took the photo, the overseer came up and said in an apologetic tone that was pathetic, "She just happened in." Then a moment later he repeated the information. The mills appear to be full of youngsters that "just happened in," or " are helping sister." Dec. 3, 08. Witness Sara R. Hine.  Location: Newberry, South Carolina / Photo by Lewis W. Hine.

A little spinner in the Mollahan Mills, Newberry, S.C. She was tending...

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New York, New York. Harlem newsboy

New York, New York. Harlem newsboy

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Group of newsboys at the Times Office, Hartford, Conn. The newsgirls mingle and jostle these boys in the office and in the yard.  Location: Hartford, Connecticut.

Group of newsboys at the Times Office, Hartford, Conn. The newsgirls m...

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Spinners & doffers in Mollahan Mills, Newberry, S.C. Many others as small. Dec. 3/08. Sara R. Hine, Witness.  Location: Newberry, South Carolina / Photo by Lewis W. Hine.

Spinners & doffers in Mollahan Mills, Newberry, S.C. Many others as sm...

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The Ball Team. Composed mainly of glass workers. Indiana. Aug. 1908. L.W.H. [Lewis Wickes Hine].  Location: Indiana.

The Ball Team. Composed mainly of glass workers. Indiana. Aug. 1908. L...

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Group of Italian Newsies on South Ave., selling in saloons, and stores. Had just come out of saloon in front of which they are standing. Behind them two typical saloon-patrons who insisted on being in the picture. 10 P.M. Cold. Snowing. Left to right: Joseph Inquagguito, 15 years, 3 Vetter St. Frank Manuel, 10 years old, 21 Fillander St. Tony Nessera, 12 years, 85 Waite St. Tony Compesse, 9 years old, 18 Vetter St. Sam Compesse, 12 years old, 18 Vetter St.  Location: Syracuse, New York (State)

Group of Italian Newsies on South Ave., selling in saloons, and stores...

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Women Demonstrating against Child Labor, New York City

Women Demonstrating against Child Labor, New York City

Master File Photographs of U.S. and Foreign Personalities, World Events, and American Economic, Social, and Cultural Life

Newsboy, Alaska

Newsboy, Alaska

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Garment workers. Upper East Side, N.Y.C. Location: New York, New York (State)

Garment workers. Upper East Side, N.Y.C. Location: New York, New York ...

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Francis Lance 5 years old. 41 inches high. Sells regularly on Grand Avenue.  Location: St. Louis, Missouri.

Francis Lance 5 years old. 41 inches high. Sells regularly on Grand Av...

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Girl and boys selling papers. Edward F. Brown, Investigator.  Location: Wilmington, Delaware / Photo by Lewis W. Hine.

Girl and boys selling papers. Edward F. Brown, Investigator. Location...

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Next! / Art Young.

Next! / Art Young.

Illustration shows a large ghoul wearing a dark shroud labeled "Necessity", holding a whip, leading a small child out of a home where an unemployed parent is slumped over a table in the background; over the doo... More

Hymie Miller, 5-year-old newsie who lives at 922 W. California St. Sells after school mostly.  Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma / Lewis W. Hine.

Hymie Miller, 5-year-old newsie who lives at 922 W. California St. Sel...

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Skolkoloni, 1920-talet.
Slåtterarbete.
Josef Grankvists plåtar.

Skolkoloni, 1920-talet. Slåtterarbete. Josef Grankvists plåtar.

Skolkoloni, 1920-talet. Slåtterarbete. Josef Grankvists plåtar.

Child labor, cranberry bog, Burlington County, New Jersey

Child labor, cranberry bog, Burlington County, New Jersey

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Chicago, Illinois. Newsboy selling the Chicago Defender, a leading Negro newspaper

Chicago, Illinois. Newsboy selling the Chicago Defender, a leading Neg...

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4 year old Mary, who shucks oysters, (two pots a day). Tends the baby when not working. The boss said that next year... - NARA - 523418

4 year old Mary, who shucks oysters, (two pots a day). Tends the baby ...

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5 pm. Boys going home from Monougal Glass Works. A native remark, "De place is lousey wid kids." Fairmont, W. Va. - NARA - 523094

5 pm. Boys going home from Monougal Glass Works. A native remark, "De ...

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A group of Nashville newsies. In middle of group is 7 year old Sam. Smart and profane. He sells nights also.... - NARA - 523339

A group of Nashville newsies. In middle of group is 7 year old Sam. Sm...

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A regular worker (doffer) in Richmond Spinning Mills. Photo during working hours. Chattanooga, Tenn. - NARA - 523363

A regular worker (doffer) in Richmond Spinning Mills. Photo during wor...

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All are workers in Knoxville Knitting Mills. Smallest boy "ravels", smallest girl is a steady worker. Knoxville, Tenn. - NARA - 523371

All are workers in Knoxville Knitting Mills. Smallest boy "ravels", sm...

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Among ash barrels. Boston, Mass. - NARA - 523216

Among ash barrels. Boston, Mass. - NARA - 523216

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Arthur Fernande, said 8 years old, picking cranberries by hand, and brother Charlie said he was 9 picking with a... - NARA - 523463

Arthur Fernande, said 8 years old, picking cranberries by hand, and br...

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At the close of day. Waiting for the cage to go up. The cage is entirely open on two sides and not very well... - NARA - 523377

At the close of day. Waiting for the cage to go up. The cage is entire...

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Bowling Alleys, connected with Geo P. Grays, "Bastable Cafe." About 8 very small boys employed here. Work until... - NARA - 523277

Bowling Alleys, connected with Geo P. Grays, "Bastable Cafe." About 8 ...

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Camela, 12 years old, making Irish lace for collars. Works until 9 P.M. in dirty kitchen. New York City. - NARA - 523513

Camela, 12 years old, making Irish lace for collars. Works until 9 P.M...

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Group of breaker boys. Smallest is Sam Belloma. Pittston, Pa. - NARA - 523383

Group of breaker boys. Smallest is Sam Belloma. Pittston, Pa. - NARA -...

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Group on Court St. selling around the "Shea Theatre," 8 P.M. Boy in center, Vito Bucheto, 10 years old. Behind him to... - NARA - 523275

Group on Court St. selling around the "Shea Theatre," 8 P.M. Boy in ce...

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Interior of one family room on upper floor of one of the berry picker shacks, Bottomley's farm. Rock Creek, Md. - NARA - 523212

Interior of one family room on upper floor of one of the berry picker ...

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Night scene, Cumberland Glass Works. Bridgeton, N.J. - NARA - 523236

Night scene, Cumberland Glass Works. Bridgeton, N.J. - NARA - 523236

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Putting bottles into the Annealing Oven. 1 A.M. Indianapolis, Ind. - NARA - 523080

Putting bottles into the Annealing Oven. 1 A.M. Indianapolis, Ind. - N...

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Little-shaver

Little-shaver

A Little "Shaver," Indianapolis Newsboy, 41 inches high. Said he was 6 years old. Aug., 1908. Wit., E. N. Clopper. Location: Indianapolis, Indiana.

Manuel-shrimppicker

Manuel-shrimppicker

Manuel, the young shrimp-picker, five years old, and a mountain of child-labor oyster shells behind him. He worked last year. Understands not a word of English. Dunbar, Lopez, Dukate Company. Location: Biloxi, ... More

[Protest against child labor in a labor parade]

[Protest against child labor in a labor parade]

Photograph shows half-length portrait of two girls wearing banners with slogan "ABOLISH CH[ILD] SLAVERY!!" in English and Yiddish, one carrying American flag; spectators stand nearby. Probably taken during May ... More

3:30 P.M. Picking nuts in dirty basement. The dirtiest imaginable children were pawing over the nuts, eating lunch on the table, etc. Mother had a cold, blew her nose frequently (without washing hands) and the dirty handkerchief reposed comfortably on the table and close to the nuts and nut meats. The father picks now. "No work to do at any business." (Has a cobbler's shop in the room.) They said the children didn't pick near. (Probably a temporary respite.) See 2685.  Location: [New York, New York (State)].

3:30 P.M. Picking nuts in dirty basement. The dirtiest imaginable chil...

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Finishing garments, 10 Hanover Avenue, Boston, Mass. The 13 years old girl, Catina Termine finishes the garments and carries them back and forth.  Location: Boston, Massachusetts.

Finishing garments, 10 Hanover Avenue, Boston, Mass. The 13 years old ...

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Exhib[it] Panel

Exhib[it] Panel

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National Child Labor Committee. No. 92. Main entrance Gary W. Va. Mine. Miners going into mine 7 A.M. Boy beginning career as "picker." Will be in mine over 10 hours consecutively. 7 A.M. to 5:30 P.M.  Location: Gary, West Virginia.

National Child Labor Committee. No. 92. Main entrance Gary W. Va. Mine...

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Two News Girls, same as #1539. Edward F. Brown, Investigator.  Location: Wilmington, Delaware / Photo by Lewis W. Hine.

Two News Girls, same as #1539. Edward F. Brown, Investigator. Locatio...

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Arnao family, 831 Catherine St., Rear # 2. Whole family works. Jo. Is 3 years old, Boy is 6 years old, Girl is 9 years old. We found this family, children and all working on Hichens farm, Cannon, Del, May 28th, 1910, before school closed. See photos #1582, and #1586 and labels. This is the fourth week of school and the mother said they would be here for 15 or 20 days more. Whites Bog, Browns Mills, N. J. Sept. 28, 1910. Witness, E. F. Brown.  Location: Browns Mills, New Jersey / Photo by Lewis W. Hine.

Arnao family, 831 Catherine St., Rear # 2. Whole family works. Jo. Is ...

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Spinners & doffers in Mollahan Mills, Newberry, S.C. Many others as small. Dec. 3/08. Sara R. Hine, Witness.  Location: Newberry, South Carolina / Photo by Lewis W. Hine.

Spinners & doffers in Mollahan Mills, Newberry, S.C. Many others as sm...

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12 year old Lahnert boy, near Ft. Collins, Colo., topping beets. The father, mother, and two boys (9 and 12 yrs.) expect to make $700 in about 2 months time in the beet work. "The boys can keep up with me all right, and all day long," the father said. Begin at 6 A.M. and work until 6 P.M. with hour off at noon. Several smaller children not work. See Hine Report for studies of amount of work done by these and other children. Oct. 30/15.  Location: Ft. Collins [vicinity], Colorado / Photo by Hine.

12 year old Lahnert boy, near Ft. Collins, Colo., topping beets. The f...

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Document of indenture: Servant: Burton, Margaret [Margarett]. Master: Warner, Jonathan. Town of Master: Hardwick. Selectmen of the towno of Hardwick autograph letter signed to the Overseers of the Poor of the town of Boston: Endorsement Certificate for Jonathan Warner.
Coal breaker boys

Coal breaker boys

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Filling skins, sausage department, Armour's great packing house, Chicago, U.S.A.

Filling skins, sausage department, Armour's great packing house, Chica...

Men and boys stuffing sausage skins at table. 2353y2 U.S. Copyright Office. Title also in Spanish.

Making the beautiful inlaid pearlwork of the Orient, Damascus, Syria

Making the beautiful inlaid pearlwork of the Orient, Damascus, Syria

Men, women, and children working in a workshop making inlaid pearlwork furniture. H39505 U.S. Copyright Office. No. 5448. Copyright by William H. Rau.

John Lewis (boy with hat) 12 years old. 1 year in mill. Weaver--4 looms. 40 cts. to start, 60 cents a day now. Brother and mother in mill. Morris Small (boy with cap) "Reckon I been in mill 2 yrs. Don't remember." Witness S.R. Hine.  Location: Chester, South Carolina.

John Lewis (boy with hat) 12 years old. 1 year in mill. Weaver--4 loom...

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Noon Hour. Workers in Enterprize [sic?] Cotton Mill, Augusta, Ga. The wheels are kept running through noon hour (which is only 40 minutes) so employees may be tempted to put in part of this time at machine if they wish.  Location: Augusta, Georgia.

Noon Hour. Workers in Enterprize [sic?] Cotton Mill, Augusta, Ga. The ...

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John Gibson, Newsboy, 13 years of age. Selling newspapers 7 years. Average earnings $1.25 per week. Selling newspapers own choice. Smokes. Visits saloons. Works 9 hours per day. John's brother is a messenger who directed investigator to a number of houses of prostitution, on Tatnall and Orange Sts. Investigator, Edward F. Brown.  Location: Wilmington, Delaware / Photo by Lewis W. Hine., May, 1910.

John Gibson, Newsboy, 13 years of age. Selling newspapers 7 years. Ave...

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Robert Reynolds, newsboy, 228 Parrish St. 14 years of age. Selling papers 4 weeks. Average earnings 50 cents per week. Own choice. Earnings not needed at home. Visits saloons. Don't smoke. Investigator, Edward F. Brown.  Location: Wilmington, Delaware / Photo by Lewis W. Hine., May, 1910.

Robert Reynolds, newsboy, 228 Parrish St. 14 years of age. Selling pap...

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Johnston's Branch adjoining Saloon 10th & Cass St.  Location: St. Louis, Missouri.

Johnston's Branch adjoining Saloon 10th & Cass St. Location: St. Loui...

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Brooklyn Bridge "Newsie".  Location: New York, New York (State)

Brooklyn Bridge "Newsie". Location: New York, New York (State)

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General view of the "hulling" station of the H. A. Johnson Company at Seaford, Del. There are about 400 workers at this station of which it is estimated 220 are children ranging from 2 years of age up. Whole families are congregated here and smallest child is engaged in the work of hulling berries for which 2 cents a quart is paid.  Location: Seaford, Delaware.

General view of the "hulling" station of the H. A. Johnson Company at ...

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Newsboy at P.O. Said he was 8 years old.  Location: Burlington, Vermont.

Newsboy at P.O. Said he was 8 years old. Location: Burlington, Vermon...

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Group of newsboys at Evening Journal Office. Investigator, Edward F. Brown.  Location: Wilmington, Delaware / Photo by Louis [i.e. Lewis] W. Hine, May, 1910.

Group of newsboys at Evening Journal Office. Investigator, Edward F. B...

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In a New York tenement house - the whole family at work taking out the pecan kernels

In a New York tenement house - the whole family at work taking out the...

Woman, holding child, and five children shelling pecans. Man standing on left. No. U-129394. Copyright by Underwood & Underwood.

A group of shrimp pickers in Peerless Oyster Co., working during the short noon recess. Many workers, including the children, utilize part of the lunch time this way, when there is a lunch time allowed. In many canneries, they snatch their lunches as best they may while the work goes on and others are getting ahead of them.  Location: Bay St. Louis, Mississippi.

A group of shrimp pickers in Peerless Oyster Co., working during the s...

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6 yr. old Earle Holt (or Hope) 712 H St., S.W., sells papers for a neighbor boy. When I met him, within an hour he had forgotten that I had photographed him, but he didn't forget to shortchange me when I bought the paper. He goes to school in the morning and sells in the afternoon.  Location: [Washington (D.C.), District of Columbia]

6 yr. old Earle Holt (or Hope) 712 H St., S.W., sells papers for a nei...

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Ellis Island Immigrant Portraits

Ellis Island Immigrant Portraits

Hine, Lewis Wickes .The Davison family, 1312 Tampa Street. William is 14 years old. Been selling for 9 years. George 12 years. Peter 7 years..Tampa, Florida USA 1913. .NMFF.001739

Cartoon

Cartoon

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Morris Levine, 212 Park Street. 11 years old and sells papers every day--been selling five years. Makes 50 cents Sundays and 30 cents other days.  Location: Burlington, Vermont / Lewis W. Hine.

Morris Levine, 212 Park Street. 11 years old and sells papers every da...

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Patsy, an eight year old newsboy, August 1, 1924.  Location: Newark, New Jersey.

Patsy, an eight year old newsboy, August 1, 1924. Location: Newark, N...

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"Everybody works but....." A common scene in the tenements. Father sits around. "Sometimes I make $9, sometimes 10 a... - NARA - 523491

"Everybody works but....." A common scene in the tenements. Father sit...

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"I nearly cut my finger off, cutting sardines the other day." 7 year old Byron. Eastport, Me. - NARA - 523459

"I nearly cut my finger off, cutting sardines the other day." 7 year o...

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5 year old Preston, a young cartoner. I saw him at work different times during the day, at 7 A.M, in the afternoon... - NARA - 523449

5 year old Preston, a young cartoner. I saw him at work different time...

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A glass works boy waiting for the night shift. Indiana. - NARA - 523082

A glass works boy waiting for the night shift. Indiana. - NARA - 52308...

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A group of Newsies playing craps in the jail alley at 10 P.M. Albany, N.Y. - NARA - 523280

A group of Newsies playing craps in the jail alley at 10 P.M. Albany, ...

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A load of kimonos just finished. Girl very reticent. New York City. - NARA - 523521

A load of kimonos just finished. Girl very reticent. New York City. - ...

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A lonely job. Waiting all alone in the dark for a trip to come through - NARA - 523375

A lonely job. Waiting all alone in the dark for a trip to come through...

Scope and content: A lonely job. Waiting all alone in the dark for a trip to come through. It was so damp that Willie said he had to be doctoring all the time for his cough. A short distance from here the ga... More

A row of houses of the cotton mill people. Lydia Mills. Clinton, S.C. - NARA - 523131

A row of houses of the cotton mill people. Lydia Mills. Clinton, S.C. ...

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Picryl description: Public domain image of byciclyst, bike, bicycle wheel, sport event, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

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