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A spinner in the Mollahan Mills, Newberry, S.C. Dec. 3/08. Witness, Sara R. Hine.  Location: Newberry, South Carolina / Photo by Lewis W. Hine.
Frank F. Gibson, 1305 Linden St. Western Union Telegraph Co. Messenger No. 7. 14 years of age. 1 year in service. Visits houses of prostitution. Guides soldiers to segregated district. Smokes. Still at school and works from 8:30 P.M. to 12:30 A.M. Investigator, Edward F. Brown.  Location: Wilmington, Delaware / Photo by Louis [i.e. Lewis] W. Hine, May, 1910.
[High school route boys. Adolescents. Some in back row have been newsboys for seven, eight and nine years.]  Location: New Haven, Connecticut.
Ellis Island Immigrant Portraits

Ellis Island Immigrant Portraits

Hine, Lewis Wickes .Arbeidere portrettert under oppføringen av Empire State Building. New York. .NMFF.003710

[Boy carrying large basket on his back]

[Boy carrying large basket on his back]

Drawing shows a boy walking from the train station at Market Schorgast in Germany as he carries a large basket on his back with Taylor's luggage in it. Bayard Taylor traveled through Germany several times in hi... More

Studio portrait of young chimney sweeps.
The Italian boys in New York - tortures of the training room / A. Gault.

The Italian boys in New York - tortures of the training room / A. Gaul...

Prints shows an Italian boy being whipped by his boss in a small room full of children playing music. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 17, no. 872 (1883 September 13 ), p. 801. Title from item.

A typical Texas cotton field at picking time
J. H. Crane Furniture

J. H. Crane Furniture

: digital.lib.muohio.edu/u?/tradecards,4505 ( http://digital.lib.muohio.edu/u?/tradecards,4505 ) .. Subject (TGM): Children; Girls; Servants; Child laborers; Children doing housework; Furniture; Furniture stores;

Max Strouse, (Reliable One Price Clothier)

Max Strouse, (Reliable One Price Clothier)

: digital.lib.muohio.edu/u?/tradecards,3339 ( http://digital.lib.muohio.edu/u?/tradecards,3339 ) .. Subject (TGM): Children; Boys; Child labor; Child laborers; Children doing housework; Children's clothin... More

S. Mackey with P. V. Fort, Son & Co.

S. Mackey with P. V. Fort, Son & Co.

: digital.lib.muohio.edu/u?/tradecards,4709 ( http://digital.lib.muohio.edu/u?/tradecards,4709 ) .. Subject (TGM): Children & animals; Child laborers; Farm life; Agricultural laborers; Cattle herding; Gro... More

H. Ahronson

H. Ahronson

: digital.lib.muohio.edu/u?/tradecards,3375 ( http://digital.lib.muohio.edu/u?/tradecards,3375 ) .. Subject (TGM): Children; Girls; Child laborers; Children doing housework; Clothing & dress; Hats; Luggage;

Mrs. E. J. Smith, Straw and Fancy Millinery

Mrs. E. J. Smith, Straw and Fancy Millinery

: digital.lib.muohio.edu/u?/tradecards,4460 ( http://digital.lib.muohio.edu/u?/tradecards,4460 ) .. Subject (TGM): Children; Boys; Uniforms; Child laborers; Children playing adults; Children playing soldi... More

The war of wealth

The war of wealth

By C.T. Dazey, author of "In old Kentucky." Caption: A dollar for the novel, if you'll hurry with the message! Created and "copyright 1895 by The Strobridge Lith Co, Cin'ti New York." Jacob Litt, proprietor. ... More

[Street types of New York City: Messenger boy and bike]

[Street types of New York City: Messenger boy and bike]

Photoprint copyrighted by Elizabeth Alice Austen. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Geogr.; Occupations; Child Labor Messengers; Bicycles.

Ivey Mill, Hickory, N.C. Little one, 3 years old, who visits and plays in the mill. Daughter of the overseer.
Women and children in cotton field

Women and children in cotton field

Photograph shows African American women and children cotton pickers at work. Title from item.

Ellis Island Immigrant Portraits

Ellis Island Immigrant Portraits

Hine, Lewis Wickes.Slovak gra..h- Elis Is-1905.Slavic Mother & Child, Ellis Island (George Eastman House).Portrait of three women and a baby. Just arrived to Ellis Island along with hundreds of other immigrant... More

Ellis Island Immigrant Portraits

Ellis Island Immigrant Portraits

Hine, Lewis Wickes..Portrait of an Italian mother and child. Just arrived at Ellis Island along with hundreds of other immigrants that day. In search of a better life..USA 1905.."Lewis Hine, Passionate journey.... More

Ellis Island Immigrant Portraits

Ellis Island Immigrant Portraits

Hine, Lewis Wickes.Portrait of a mother and child. Just arrived at Ellis Island along with hundreds of other immigrants that day. In search of a better life. USA 1905..This image, an iconic and evocative mother... More

Native boys spinning cotton, Stereoscope Card
Igorrote girls gathering sweet potatoes, near Bagino, Luzon, P.I.
Women and children, Aiken, S.C.

Women and children, Aiken, S.C.

Photograph shows African American women, children, and men cotton pickers at work. Copyright 1907 by O. Newton Cripps, Aiken, S.C. Title from item.

View of Scotland Mills, Laurinburg, N.C. All these boys work in mill. Sunday, Dec. 6/08. Witness, Sara R. Hine.  Location: Laurinburg, North Carolina / Photo by Lewis W. Hine.
Girls and Boys Going Home from Indianapolis Tile Works. Aug. 1908. Wit. E.N. Clopper. Location: Indianapolis, Indiana

Girls and Boys Going Home from Indianapolis Tile Works. Aug. 1908. Wit...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Miscellaneous. Hine no. 109. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs ... More

One of The Newsies at The Newsboys' Picnic, Cincinnati.  Location: Cincinnati, Ohio.
Noon Hour, Bosse Furniture Co., Evansville, Ind. Oct. 1908.  Location: Evansville, Indiana.
Holland Mfg. Co., Gastonia, N.C. 8:00 P.M. Mill running nights.  Location: Gastonia, North Carolina / Photo by Lewis W. Hine.
Mill Children #440, South Carolina
Noon Hour in an Indianapolis Furniture Factory. Aug., 1908. Wit., E. N. Clopper.  Location: Indianapolis, Indiana.
Boy, employed in a Paper Box factory Cincinnati.  Location: Cincinnati, Ohio.
Noon hour, Singer Mfg. Co. Boys work there: girls carry lunch.  Location: South Bend, Indiana.
A Basket Factory. Boys making grate bottoms. In summer, many more young boys and girls. Location: Evansville, Indiana

A Basket Factory. Boys making grate bottoms. In summer, many more youn...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Miscellaneous. Hine no. 221. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs ... More

Indiana Mfg. Co., Boy working at circular saw. A number of young boys here working around saws, belts, planing machines, etc. Location: Peru, Indiana

Indiana Mfg. Co., Boy working at circular saw. A number of young boys ...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Miscellaneous. Hine no. 225. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs ... More

A Basket Factory. Boys making grate bottoms. In summer, many more young boys and girls.  Location: Evansville, Indiana.
Dickson Mill, Laurinburg, N.C. Some of "hands." Sunday, Dec. 6, 08. Witness, Sara R. Hine.  Location: Laurinburg, North Carolina / Photo by Lewis W. Hine.
A Group of Young Fellows Working in a Cannery, In Indianapolis, Aug. 1908. Location: Indianapolis, Indiana

A Group of Young Fellows Working in a Cannery, In Indianapolis, Aug. 1...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Canneries. Hine no. 86. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Divis... More

Girls employed in a Paper Box factory Cincinnati. Going out for things to help out their lunch.  Location: Cincinnati, Ohio.
1 A.M. near the World Building, ready to start out. Two of the sleepers (See No. 21[A]) Larger boy Abraham Jachnes, 13 years old. Newsboys Lodging House, 14 Chambers St. Has not been home for 6 months because step-mother has been trying to put him into a House of Refuge. Could not get name of smaller boy, but he was younger, probably 11 years old. These boys are hanging about and snatching and occasional sleep in sheltered spots.  Location: New York, New York (State)
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.
Clyde Bradford, 315 E. Third St., Cincinnati. Been with a bakery. Location: Cincinnati, Ohio.
Noon Hour in a Furniture Factory, Indianapolis. Aug. 1908. Wit. E.N. Clopper. Location: Indianapolis, Indiana

Noon Hour in a Furniture Factory, Indianapolis. Aug. 1908. Wit. E.N. C...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Mills. Hine no. 51. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.... More

Group of mill hands working in Salisbury, N.C. Cotton Mills.  Location: Salisbury, North Carolina / Photo by Lewis W. Hine.
Noon Hour, Bosse Furniture Co., Evansville, Ind. Oct. 1908. Location: Evansville, Indiana

Noon Hour, Bosse Furniture Co., Evansville, Ind. Oct. 1908. Location: ...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Miscellaneous. Hine no. 204. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs ... More

Girls making meat baskets. One probably under fourteen. A basket Factory. Location: Evansville, Indiana

Girls making meat baskets. One probably under fourteen. A basket Facto...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Miscellaneous. Hine no. 238. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs ... More

#37. (See also #36 & #38.) Harry McShane. Cincinnati. See account of accident, attached to photo #36. Aug. 1908. Location: Cincinnati, Ohio. Photo by ...

#37. (See also #36 & #38.) Harry McShane. Cincinnati. See account of a...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Mills. Hine no. 37. Text cut off on caption card. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Pr... More

Closing hour Loray Mill, Gastonia, N.C.  November 7, 1908. Location: Gastonia, North Carolina / Photo by Lewis W. Hine.
Ellis Island Immigrant Portraits

Ellis Island Immigrant Portraits

Hine, Lewis Wickes.Boy at warping machine. Been there 2 years. Clyde Cotton Mill. Location: Newton, North Carolina, USA 1908..NMFF.003475

Types of adolescents. Boys working in Eureka Cotton Mills, Chester, S.C. Rob Dover--(Tallest boy). Been in mill eight or nine years. Melvin Reilly (next). In mill one year. Boyd McKowan (shortest boy). About 15 years old. Been in mill 5 years. Sunday, Nov. 29, 08. Witness Sara R. Hine.  Location: Chester, South Carolina / Photo by Lewis W. Hine.
Boys in a Cannery, Indianapolis, Ind. Unloading new tomato cans from freight cars. Witness E.N. Clopper. Location: Indianapolis, Indiana

Boys in a Cannery, Indianapolis, Ind. Unloading new tomato cans from f...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Canneries. Hine no. 57. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Divis... More

Noon Hour in an Indianapolis Cannery. Aug. 1908. Location: Indianapolis, Indiana

Noon Hour in an Indianapolis Cannery. Aug. 1908. Location: Indianapoli...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Canneries. Hine no. 119. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Divi... More

Noon hour. Muncie Wheel & Jobbing Co. Most of the boys were gone home to dinner.  Location: Muncie, Indiana.
Waiting For The Signal. Newsboys, starting out with base-ball extra. 5 P.M., Times Star Office.  Location: Cincinnati, Ohio.
Hot Weather Delights, Newsboys' Protective Association, Cincinnati.  Location: Cincinnati, Ohio.
Dillon Mills, Dillon S.C. (Boy) Ransom English--doffs, been in mill 6 years. (Next) Florence Burr--runs 5 sides. In mill 4 years. (Next) Bessie English - 3 sides, 3 years in mill. (Next) Alphie Burr - 2 sides, 1 year in mill. (Next) Lela English, 1 year in mill. 48 inches high. Saturday, Dec. 5, 1908.  Location: Dillon, South Carolina / Photo by Lewis W. Hine.
Group of Newsboys on Frankfort Street near World Building.  Witness, Fred McMurrry.  Location: New York, New York (State) / Photo by Lewis W. Hine.
Melville Mfg. Co., Cherryville, N.C. View of spinning room.  Location: Cherryville, North Carolina / Photo by Lewis W. Hine.
Children of night superintendent, in Dickson Mill, Laurinburg, N.C. (1) Bessie Moore - runs 4 sides. Has worked two years nights. (2) Frank (smallest). Doffs. Has worked 2 yrs. nights. (3) George (largest). Looked 12 years old. Doffs--3 years of night work, was proud of the fact that he could write his name. Mother said they rather work nights because they had to put in fewer hours then. Sunday, Dec. 6, 1908. Witness, Sara R. Hine.  Location: Laurinburg, North Carolina / Photo by Lewis W. Hine.
Amusing themselves while waiting for morning papers.  Location: New York, New York (State)
Newberry Mills, (S.C.) Noon hour. Dec. 3, 08. Witness Sara R. Hine.  Location: Newberry, South Carolina / Photo by Lewis W. Hine.
122 Sullivan St. 2nd Floor rear. Leveroni family. Earn 4 cents a gross making violets. Can make 20 gross a day when children work all day. Father has work. Mrs. Leveroni; Tessie Leveroni, age 9; Stephen Leveroni, age 6; Margaret Leveroni, age 7; Josephine Cordono, age 10. These children work on Saturdays on afternoons after 3 o'clock, and evenings until 8 or 9. Location: New York, New York (State)
Ellis Island Immigrant Portraits

Ellis Island Immigrant Portraits

Hine, Lewis Wickes.Boy with coat in hand is 11 years old. Been there 9 months. Started at 50 cents a day. Now gets 60 cents. Loray Mill. When I sweeps double space I gets 90 cents a day, but it makes you work. ... More

Ellis Island Immigrant Portraits

Ellis Island Immigrant Portraits

Hine, Lewis Wickes.Flashlight photo of children on night shift going to work at 6. P.M. on a cold dark December night. They do not come out again until 6:00 A.M..Childworkers on their way to a night shift at Wh... More

A Saturday ball game. Springstein Mills, Chester, S.C. Boy with glove, Malcom Rogers. (See photo 329). Next to him - Ben Deaton--12 years old. 52 inches high. Weaver. Runs 6 looms at $1.00 a day. 2 years in mill. I asked him if it wasn't hard work. "Hardest part if it is I have to stretch so much to reach up." (Tallest boy) John Lewis--12 years old. 1 yr. in mill. Weaves--4 looms. Got 40 cents to start. 60 cents now a day. Brother and father in mills. Nov. 28/08 Witness Sara R. Hine.  Location: Chester, South Carolina / Photo by Lewis W. Hine.
View of Clinton Mills (S.C.) Superintendent would not allow me to take photos in mill. Many youngsters employed. See photos Nos. 359 and 375. Dec. 2, 1908. Witness, Sara R. Hine.  Location: Clinton, South Carolina / Photo by Lewis W. Hine.
An Indianapolis Newsie: (Rather young) Witness E. N. Clopper.  Location: Indianapolis, Indiana.
Glue Room, N.Y. Dimension Supply Co., Evansville, Ind. Oct. 1908. Location: Evansville, Indiana

Glue Room, N.Y. Dimension Supply Co., Evansville, Ind. Oct. 1908. Loca...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Miscellaneous. Hine no. 197. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs ... More

Noon hour. Muncie Wheel & Jobbing Co. Most of the boys were gone home to dinner. Location: Muncie, Indiana

Noon hour. Muncie Wheel & Jobbing Co. Most of the boys were gone home ...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Miscellaneous. Hine no. 224. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs ... More

Girls making meat baskets. One probably under fourteen. A basket Factory.  Location: Evansville, Indiana.
Daniel Mill, Lincolnton, N.C. Group of women and two girls. Shows type of adolescent.  Location: Lincolnton, North Carolina / Photo by Lewis W. Hine.
A Glimpse from the Outside into The World Furniture Co., Evansville, Ind. During working hours.  Location: Evansville, Indiana.
Noon Hour in an Indianapolis Furniture Factory. Aug. 1908. Wit. E.N. Clopper. Location: Indianapolis, Indiana

Noon Hour in an Indianapolis Furniture Factory. Aug. 1908. Wit. E.N. C...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Mills. Hine no. 63. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.... More

Harry, a Cincinnati boy of 18 years, who attends school and earns $.25 daily, carrying bundles. Location: Cincinnati, Ohio

Harry, a Cincinnati boy of 18 years, who attends school and earns $.25...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Street trades. Hine no. 26. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs D... More

Girls employed in a Paper Box factory Cincinnati. Going out for things to help out their lunch.  Location: Cincinnati, Ohio.

Girls employed in a Paper Box factory Cincinnati. Going out for things...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Mills. Hine no. 34. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.... More

A Glimpse from the Outside into The World Furniture Co., Evansville, Ind. During working hours. Location: Evansville, Indiana

A Glimpse from the Outside into The World Furniture Co., Evansville, I...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Miscellaneous. Hine no. 199. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs ... More

A spinner in Clyde Cotton Mill, Newton, N.C.  Location: Newton, North Carolina / Photo by Lewis W. Hine.
National Child Labor Committee. No. 435. Flashlight photo of children on night shift going to work at 6 P.M. on a cold, dark December night. They do not come out again until 6:00 A.M. When they went home the next morning they were all drenched by a heavy, cold rain and had few or no wraps. Two of the smaller girls with three other sisters work on night shift and support a big, lazy father who complains he is not well enough to work. He loafs around the country store.  Location: Whitnel, North Carolina.
This is where the mill children go to school. Lancaster, S.C. Enrollment 163-- attendance, usually about 100. There are over 1,000 operatives in the mill. These are all that go to school from this mill settlement, which is geographically a part of Lancaster, but on account of the taxes has been kept just out of the corporate limits. Nov. 30/08.  Location: Lancaster, South Carolina / Photo by Lewis W. Hine.
Cherryville Graded School, Cherryville, N.C. These are all the children in town who attend school. 2,000 population. One-third of these raised their hands when asked, "How many have worked in a cotton mill?".  Location: Cherryville, North Carolina.
T. A. Wright, Supt. of the Whitnell [sic?] (N.C.) Cotton Mfg. Co. A typical boss,--except hat he was less gruff and suspicious than most. Began mill work at 10 years old. Been at it 18 years. I asked him if he excepts to send his own children to work in the mill. He smiled grimly, " Not if I keep my health, They're going to get an education." He said parents are responsible for so many children in the mills. Father loafs just as soon as children get old enough to work. Dec. 22, 08.  Location: Whitnel, North Carolina / Photo by Lewis W. Hine.
Mill folks, Salisbury Mills, (N.C.)  Location: Salisbury, North Carolina / Photo by Lewis W. Hine.
#19A Waiting for morning papers. On steps of World Building. 1 A.M. February 12,1908. Small boy in centre of group is Joseph Levite, 83 Hester Street, 13 years old. Small boy on his right and below is Abraham Jachnes (See photo # 22[A]) Location: New York, New York (State)
A Basket Factory, Evansville, Indiana. Boy Making Melon Baskets. Location: Evansville, Indiana

A Basket Factory, Evansville, Indiana. Boy Making Melon Baskets. Locat...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Miscellaneous. Hine no. 209. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs ... More

Noon hour at An Indianapolis Cannery. Aug., 1908.  Location: Indianapolis, Indiana.
Noon hour, Singer Mfg Co., Boys work there: girls carry lunch.  Location: South Bend, Indiana.
Rhodes Mfg. Co., Lincolnton, N.C. National Child Labor Committee. No. 282. Girl on left said she was 10 years old and been in mill a long time more than a year. Spinner girl on right said she was 12 years.  Location: Lincolnton, North Carolina.

Rhodes Mfg. Co., Lincolnton, N.C. National Child Labor Committee. No. ...

Photo shows a mother and her daughters, identified as Susie Black Blanton, with Lalar on the left, and Ellen on the right (Source: Joe Manning, 2014, http://eightsteeples.com/blanton1.html)

Boy Working at the Saw, N. Y. Dimension Supply Co., Evansville , Ind.  Location: Evansville, Indiana.
Watching The Races, The Newsboys' Picnic, Cincinnati. Cincinnati, Ohio.
A. D. T. Messengers, Indianapolis. (There is no law regulating messenger service in Indiana).  Location: Indianapolis, Indiana.
Boy Working at the Saw, N.Y. Dimension Supply Co., Evansville, Ind. Location: Evansville, Indiana

Boy Working at the Saw, N.Y. Dimension Supply Co., Evansville, Ind. Lo...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Miscellaneous. Hine no. 196. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs ... More

Some of the operatives, Dickson Mills, Laurinburg, N.C. Dec. 6, 1908. Witness, Sara R. Hine.  Location: Laurinburg, North Carolina / Photo by Lewis W. Hine.
Cherryville Mfg. Company, An adolescent spinner. Cherryville, N.C.  Location: Cherryville, North Carolina / Photo by Lewis W. Hine.
The pupils in the Cherryville N.C. Graded School. 200 attend, including the High School. Population of the town is 2,000. Where are rest of children? Asked these children how many had ever worked in a cotton mill. About one-third of them held up their hands. Location: Cherryville, North Carolina

The pupils in the Cherryville N.C. Graded School. 200 attend, includin...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Mills. Hine no. 270. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division... More

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.
Newberry Mills, Newberry, S.C. Going home to dinner. Dec. 3/08. Witness Sara R. Hine.  Location: Newberry, South Carolina / Photo by Lewis W. Hine.
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.
A Basket Factory, Evansville, Indiana. Boy Making Melon Baskets.  Location: Evansville, Indiana.
Girls and Boys Going Home from Indianapolis Tile Works. Aug., 1908. Wit., E. N. Clopper.  Location: Indianapolis, Indiana.
Indiana Mfg. Co., Boy working at circular saw. A number of young boys here working around saws, belts, planing machines, etc.  Location: Peru, Indiana.
Cherryville Graded School, Cherryville, N.C. These are all the children in town who attend school. 2,000 population. One-third of these raised their hands when asked, "How many have worked in a cotton mill?". Location: Cherryville, North Carolina

Cherryville Graded School, Cherryville, N.C. These are all the childre...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Mills. Hine no. 310. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division... More

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