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Proclamation on labor by the President of the United States of America

Proclamation on labor by the President of the United States of America

Photograph shows the proclamation issued by President Ulysses S. Grant directing wages not be reduced on account of a reduction in work hours instituted in 1868. Includes a half-length portrait of Grant. 6707C ... more

A harrowing possibility

A harrowing possibility

No accession number. Published in: Washington post. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860224.

Puck's summer salad / Ehrhart.

Puck's summer salad / Ehrhart.

Illustration shows a central scene showing a man looking out a garret window, daydreaming or musing on the life of the farmer; there are several vignettes surrounding that offer humorous or comon sense response... more

Daniel Mfg. Co., Lincolnton, N.C. Four doffers. Boy on left end (knee pants) said he had worked in mills for 7 years and some nights. At nights they work 12 hours, without any hour off for lunch. Eat when they can. Some of them "eat a-workin'." Location: Lincolnton, North Carolina

Daniel Mfg. Co., Lincolnton, N.C. Four doffers. Boy on left end (knee ...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Mills. Hine no. 283. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division... more

Lena Lochiavo, 11 years old, Basket Seller, Sixth St. Market, Cincinnati O. Saloon entrance. 11 P.M. Had been there since 10 A.M. and not yet sold out. Location: Cincinnati, Ohio

Lena Lochiavo, 11 years old, Basket Seller, Sixth St. Market, Cincinna...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Street trades. Hine no. 48. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs D... more

Boys working in Scotland Mill, Laurinburg, N.C. Smallest boy--Junior Bounds--Beginning. Next, Rollin Hudson - 3 years in mill. Next, Lloyd Willoughby - 3 years in mill. Next, Preston Torrent - 8 years in mill. 6 years night work - 14 years old now. "Haven't been in school more'n 3 days in my whole life." Father blind. 2 older sisters and 1 younger brother work in mill now. Has doffed all 8 years. Gets about 60 cents a day. Asked him if he didn't get tired, "No, when you get used to it you don't get tired. Some of the boys goes to sleep when they begin." Showed a remarkable degree of refinement and consideration for others. Work has not blunted this. Sunday, Dec. 608. Witness, Sara R. Hine. Location: Laurinburg, North Carolina Photo by Lewis W. Hine

Boys working in Scotland Mill, Laurinburg, N.C. Smallest boy--Junior B...

Title from NCLC caption card. In album: Mills. Hine no. 416. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. General information about the National ... more

Some of smaller "hands" on the night shift waiting for the whistle to blow. Whitnel N.C. Cotton Mill. The smallest boy and girl were about 50 inches high. One of the medium sized boys has doffed 4 years,--some at night. Get 60 cents a night. Smallest girl looked 10 years old. Been in mill 2 years. 12 year at night. Runs 8 sides part of the time. Photo by flashlight. Location: Whitnel, North Carolina

Some of smaller "hands" on the night shift waiting for the whistle to ...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Mills. Hine no. 436. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division... more

Ozark Mill, Gastonia, N.C. Work 12 hours at a stretch. No special time off to eat. "Eat a-workin'." 9:00 P.M. Friday, Nov. 6, 1908. Mill was running. Location: Gastonia, North Carolina Photo by Lewis W. Hine

Ozark Mill, Gastonia, N.C. Work 12 hours at a stretch. No special time...

Title from NCLC caption card. In album: Mills. Hine no. 285. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. General information about the National ... more

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

National Child Labor Committee. No. 435. Flashlight photo of children ...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Mills. Hine no. 435. Notation indicates information on verso, but no continuation text found. Credit line: National Child Labor C... more

Nearly Sold Out! "Basket! Five Cents Each!" Antoinette Siminger, 12 years old, 4219 Glenway Ave., Price Hill, Sixth St., Market, Cincinnati. 10 P.M. Had been selling since morning. Location: Cincinnati, Ohio

Nearly Sold Out! "Basket! Five Cents Each!" Antoinette Siminger, 12 ye...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Street trades. Hine no. 44. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs D... more

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

Children of night superintendent, in Dickson Mill, Laurinburg, N.C. (1...

Title from NCLC caption card. In album: Mills. Hine no. 412. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. General information about the National ... more

3 doffer boys, Dickson Mill, Laurinburg, N.C. Charley Gregory (boy with white collar). Been in mill 8 years. Has worked nights four years. David and Dick work daytime. Witness, S.R. Hine. Location: Laurinburg, North Carolina

3 doffer boys, Dickson Mill, Laurinburg, N.C. Charley Gregory (boy wit...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Mills. Hine no. 410. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division... more

Aven Mill, Gastonia, N.C. Work 12 hours without any stop for lunch. "Eat a-workin." 8:30 P.M. Friday. Mill running nights. Location: Gastonia, North Carolina Photo by Lewis W. Hine., Nov. 6, 1908

Aven Mill, Gastonia, N.C. Work 12 hours without any stop for lunch. "E...

Title from NCLC caption card. In album: Mills. Hine no. 286. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. General information about the National ... more

This little six-year helper in Rock Creek berry field, near Baltimore, Md., was working hard. They begin about 4:30 A.M. and sometimes work until sunset. Her family (Scholtz) has been South--Bluffton, S.C.--for a few years. Seen in Appalachicola and Biloxi. They are Polish. Location: Baltimore, Maryland

This little six-year helper in Rock Creek berry field, near Baltimore,...

Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Agriculture. Title from NCLC caption card for Hine no. 845. Hine no. 845-A. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints... more

Bowling alley boys, New Haven, Conn. Many of these work until late at night. Location: New Haven, Connecticut

Bowling alley boys, New Haven, Conn. Many of these work until late at ...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Street trades. Hine no. 624. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs ... more

10:00 P.M. Solomon -----. Began selling at 7 years of age. Been selling 6 years (four years at night). 11:30 P.M. Is at it early Sunday A.M., Hartford, Conn. Hartford, Connecticut

10:00 P.M. Solomon -----. Began selling at 7 years of age. Been sellin...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Street trades. Hine no. 627. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs ... more

Messenger boys. They work until 11 P.M. New Haven, Connecticut Photo by Lewis W. Hine

Messenger boys. They work until 11 P.M. New Haven, Connecticut Photo b...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Street trades. Hine no. 626. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs ... more

Slebzak family (Polish) working on Bottomley farm, near Baltimore, Md. They have worked here 3 years and one winter at Avery Island, Louisiana. All work except the very smallest. She hangs around the fields. Begin work about 4 A.M. and sometimes works until sunset. (See #838.) Location: Baltimore, Maryland

Slebzak family (Polish) working on Bottomley farm, near Baltimore, Md....

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Agriculture. Hine no. 837. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Di... more

7:00 A.M. Sells before school, after school and Saturday and Sunday. Begins at 6 A.M. Been selling 3 years. Bridgeport, Conn. Location: Bridgeport, Connecticut

7:00 A.M. Sells before school, after school and Saturday and Sunday. B...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Street trades. Hine no. 644. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs ... more

Smallest boy is Mike Ferinco. 75 Monroe St., 10 yrs. old. Sells until 8:30 P.M., Newark, N.J. Other is Duar Feriari, 60 Monroe St. Sells until after 9 P.M. Location: Newark, New Jersey

Smallest boy is Mike Ferinco. 75 Monroe St., 10 yrs. old. Sells until ...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Street trades. Hine no. 1029. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs... more

Farrand Packing Co. A young berry picker on Curran's farm, Rock Creek. This boy, Irvan Stevans, and the other (see 828) were the only whites working with a large number of negroes that day, and bad language was abundant. Says he works from "sunup to sundown" and has been working 3 summers. On card with captions for both #827 and #828: Norris Lovitt. Been picking for 3 years in berry fields near Baltimore, Md. (See 827 and label). July 8, 1909. Location: Baltimore, Maryland

Farrand Packing Co. A young berry picker on Curran's farm, Rock Creek....

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Agriculture. Hine no. 827. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Di... more

Joseph and Rosy, 10 and 8 yrs. old. He sells until evening. She is one of 5 or 6 girls who sell (afternoons) in Newark. Location: Newark, New Jersey Photo by Lewis W. Hine

Joseph and Rosy, 10 and 8 yrs. old. He sells until evening. She is one...

Title from NCLC caption card. In album: Street trades. Hine no. 1034. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. General information about the ... more

This little six-year helper in Rock Creek berry field, near Baltimore, Md., was working hard. They begin about 4:30 A.M. and sometimes work until sunset. Her family (Scholtz) has been South--Bluffton, S.C.--for a few years. Seen in Appalacicola and Bixloxi. They are Polish. Location: Baltimore, Maryland

This little six-year helper in Rock Creek berry field, near Baltimore,...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Agriculture. Hine no. 845. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Di... more

Early Education. Boy is 12 years old. Been selling for 3 years. Sells until 7 P.M. Hartford, Conn. Location: Hartford, Connecticut

Early Education. Boy is 12 years old. Been selling for 3 years. Sells ...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Street trades. Hine no. 593. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs ... more

Max Schwartz (8 yrs. old) and Jacob Schwartz. 163 Howard St. Newark, N.J. Sell until 10 P.M. sometimes. Location: Newark, New Jersey

Max Schwartz (8 yrs. old) and Jacob Schwartz. 163 Howard St. Newark, N...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Street trades. Hine no. 1030. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs... more

Hartford, Conn. 6 A.M. Sunday. See photo and label 602 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." and 664 #664: "8, 9 and 10 years old starting out at 6 A.M. Sunday" Location: Hartford, Connecticut. Photo by ...

Hartford, Conn. 6 A.M. Sunday. See photo and label 602 Caption #602: "...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Street trades. Hine no. 663. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs ... more

New Haven, Conn. March 8, 1909. Messenger boys. They work until 11 P.M. Location: New Haven, Connecticut

New Haven, Conn. March 8, 1909. Messenger boys. They work until 11 P.M...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Street trades. Hine no. 609. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs ... more

Sunday morning, March 7, 1909. Morris Hurowitz, 10 years old. Been selling 2 years. Sells Saturday until 8 P.M. Starts out again Sunday at 7 A.M. Sells 25 or more Sunday papers. Is a bright business-like chap, but shows signs of nervousness, (eye twitching, etc.) photo 608. Location: Hartford, Connecticut

Sunday morning, March 7, 1909. Morris Hurowitz, 10 years old. Been sel...

Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Street trades. Title from photo and label for Hine no. 604. Hine no. 608. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints a... more

New Haven, Conn. Smallest boy 10 years old been at it a year and half, sells until 6 or 7 P.M. Location: New Haven, Connecticut

New Haven, Conn. Smallest boy 10 years old been at it a year and half,...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Street trades. Hine no. 651. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs ... more

Newsgirls waiting for papers. Largest girl, Alice Goldman has been selling for 4 years. Newsdealer says she uses viler language than the newsboys do. Besie Goldman and Bessie Brownstein are 9 years old and have been selling about one year. All sell until 7:00 or 7:30 P.M. daily. Location: Hartford, Connecticut

Newsgirls waiting for papers. Largest girl, Alice Goldman has been sel...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Street trades. Hine no. 597. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs ... more

Mary Dunn 11 years old. Been selling 1 year. Sells until 7 P.M., Hartford, Conn. Location: Hartford, Connecticut

Mary Dunn 11 years old. Been selling 1 year. Sells until 7 P.M., Hartf...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Street trades. Hine no. 661. Dated "Apr. 1909"; "Apr." crossed out, annotated as "Mar." Credit line: National Child Labor Committ... more

Berman Katzman a nine-year-old newsie in Hartford, Conn. Has been selling 2 years. Sells until 8 P.M. at times. Location: Hartford, Connecticut

Berman Katzman a nine-year-old newsie in Hartford, Conn. Has been sell...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Street trades. Hine no. 658. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs ... more

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: "6:0...

Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Street trades. Title from photo and label for Hine no. 602 and 663. Hine no. 664. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, ... more

7:00 A.M. Sells before school, after school and Saturday and Sunday. Begins about 6 A.M. Has been at it 3 years. Bridgeport, Conn. Location: Bridgeport, Connecticut

7:00 A.M. Sells before school, after school and Saturday and Sunday. B...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Street trades. Hine no. 645. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs ... more

Messenger boys. Work until 11 P.M. Location: New Haven, Connecticut

Messenger boys. Work until 11 P.M. Location: New Haven, Connecticut

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Street trades. Hine no. 648. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs ... more

A strawberry field on Rock Creek, near Baltimore. Whites and negroes, old and young, work here from 4:30 A.M. until sunset some days. A long hot day. Location: Baltimore, Maryland

A strawberry field on Rock Creek, near Baltimore. Whites and negroes, ...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Agriculture. Hine no. 839. The words "Rock Creek, near Baltimore" are underlined on the caption card. Credit line: National Child... more

New Haven, Conn., March 8, 1909. Messenger boys. They work until 11 P.M. Location: New Haven, Connecticut

New Haven, Conn., March 8, 1909. Messenger boys. They work until 11 P....

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Street trades. Hine no. 623. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs ... more

Two of the "pin boys" working in Bowling Academy with 3 other small boys until 10 or 11 P.M. some nights. Burlington,. Location: Burlington, Vermont

Two of the "pin boys" working in Bowling Academy with 3 other small bo...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Street trades. Hine no. 1100. No text recorded after final comma. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library... more

Harry Silverstein, Newsboy, 703 W. 6th St., 7 years old. Sells papers, (selling 3 months average earnings 25 cents per week). Father working Morocco Mills, earns $18 weekly. Boy's earnings not needed at home. Don't smoke. Visits saloons. Works 8 hours per day. Edward F. Brown, Investigator. Location: Wilmington, Delaware Photo by Lewis W. Hine

Harry Silverstein, Newsboy, 703 W. 6th St., 7 years old. Sells papers,...

Title from NCLC caption card. In album: Street trades. Hine no. 1546. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. General information about the ... more

Rose Sarosa, Room 42, 62 Main St., Buffalo, N.Y. 13 years old last summer. Sarah, 9 years old last summer. Jo, 6 years old last summer. Worked in Albion Canning Factory on beans and tomatoes. When they worked all day, the three earned $1.50, paid 8 cents an hour for all time, including over time. Rosa and Sarah worked up to 10 P.M. sometimes last summer (a poor one) other years until midnight. Rosa worked in factory. Sarah and Jo in sheds part of the time. Went out to Albion last of May and came back middle of November, losing nearly 15 weeks of school time. Location: Buffalo, New York (State)

Rose Sarosa, Room 42, 62 Main St., Buffalo, N.Y. 13 years old last sum...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Canneries. Hine no. 1325. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Div... more

Groups of girls workers at the gate of the American Tobacco Co., Wilmington, Delaware, noon period, May 24, 1910. Young girls obviously under 14 years of age, who work about 10 hours a day every day except Saturday. Investigator, Edward F. Brown Location: Wilmington, Delaware Photo by Louis i.e. Lewis W. Hine, May, 1910

Groups of girls workers at the gate of the American Tobacco Co., Wilmi...

Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Miscellaneous. Title from NCLC caption card for Hine no. 1559. Hine no. 1563. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prin... more

Barney Goldstein, 83 W. 5th St. Newsboy, 10 years of age. Selling newspapers 1 year. Average earnings 50 cents per week. Selling papers own choice. Don't smoke. Visits saloons. Works 5 hours per day. Investigator, Edward F. Brown. Location: Wilmington, Delaware Photo by Lewis W. Hine., May, 1910

Barney Goldstein, 83 W. 5th St. Newsboy, 10 years of age. Selling news...

Title from NCLC caption card. In album: Street trades. Hine no. 1524. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. General information about the ... more

Children from Grade 5, School #2, Buffalo, N.Y. All worked in Cannery last summer. Rose Cugino, 12 years old last summer. Worked on beans and corn in the sheds of Albion, sometimes until 9 P.M. Made 50 cents a day. Is making good in school work. Joseph Cangiamila, 11 years old last summer. Worked on beans and corn in the sheds until 8 P.M., sometimes at Gowanda. Lost 3 weeks school. Henry Panasoi, 11 years old last summer. Worked on beans and corn in the sheds sometimes into the evening at Gowanda. Lost 3 weeks schooling. Andrew Geraci, 13 years old last summer. Worked on beans and corn in the sheds and dropped tomatoes cans into machine, sometimes until 9 P.M. and 10 P.M., at Albion, N.Y. Made 75 cents to $1.00 a day. Lost 7 weeks of school, but is making good. Location: Buffalo, New York (State)

Children from Grade 5, School #2, Buffalo, N.Y. All worked in Cannery ...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Canneries. Hine no. 1340. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Div... more

Paul Cory, 14 years old. Photo taken at 10 P.M. said he sometimes sold until midnight. Location: Buffalo, New York (State)

Paul Cory, 14 years old. Photo taken at 10 P.M. said he sometimes sold...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Street trades. Hine no. 1210. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs... more

James Morgan, 119 French St. Newsboy. 9 years of age. Selling newspaper 4 years. Average earnings 50 cents per week. Selling papers own choice. Don't smoke. Visits saloons. Works 6 hours per day. Investigator, Edward F. Brown. Location: Wilmington, Delaware Photo by Lewis W. Hine., May, 1910

James Morgan, 119 French St. Newsboy. 9 years of age. Selling newspape...

Title from NCLC caption card. In album: Street trades. Hine no. 1542. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. General information about the ... more

Groups of girl workers at the gate of the American Tobacco Co., Wilmington, Delaware, noon period, May 24, 1910. Young girls obviously under 14 years of age, who work about 10 hours a day every day except Saturday. Investigator, Edward F. Brown. Location: Wilmington, Delaware Photo by Louis i.e. Lewis W. Hine, May, 1910

Groups of girl workers at the gate of the American Tobacco Co., Wilmin...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Miscellaneous. Hine no. 1559. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs... more

Joseph Wench, newsboy, 315 W. 2nd St. 7 years of age. Selling papers 2 years Average earnings 50 cents per week. Selling papers own choice. Earnings not needed at home. Visits saloons. Works 6 hours per day. Mother and father separated. Lives with grandmother. This boy was found on King St. (marked), eating rotted orange which he picked up from the gutter. He was bare footed, shabbily clad and seemed under fed. When asked whether grandmother needed his earnings, he replied that she was comfortable and that he wanted money to go to moving pictures and buy candy. May, 1910 Investigator, Edward F. Brown.  Location: Wilmington, Delaware / Photo by Lewis W. Hine.

Joseph Wench, newsboy, 315 W. 2nd St. 7 years of age. Selling papers 2...

Title from NCLC caption card. In album: Street trades. Hine no. 1530. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. General information about the ... more

Rosa Sarosa, room 42, 62 Main Street, Buffalo, N.Y. 13 years old last summer. Sarah, 9 years old last summer. Jo, 6 years old, last summer. Worked in Albion Canning Factory on beans and tomatoes. When they worked all day the three earned $1.50, paid 8 cents and hour for all time including overtime, Rosa and Sarah worked up to 10 P.M. sometimes last summer (a poor one) other years until midnight. Rosa worked in factory. Sarah and Jo in sheds part of the time. Went out to Albion last of May and came back middle of November, losing nearly 15 weeks of school time. Location: Buffalo, New York (State)

Rosa Sarosa, room 42, 62 Main Street, Buffalo, N.Y. 13 years old last ...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Canneries. Hine no. 1326. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Div... more

Charles Gibbon, Postal Telegraph Messenger. 14 years of age, 2 months in service. Don't smoke. Visits houses of prostitution, works form 8 A.M. to 6 P.M. Location: Wilmington, Delaware

Charles Gibbon, Postal Telegraph Messenger. 14 years of age, 2 months ...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Street trades. Hine no. 1504. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs... more