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Inside view of "Piedmont Hotel" where some of the boys from Poolroom branch sleep on hot nights. May, 5, 1910. St. Louis, Mo.  Location: St. Louis, Missouri.
The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph
Decoration in poolroom in Dickens, Iowa
Poolroom in tobacco warehouse district. Durham, North Carolina
Poolroom on Beale Street, Memphis, Tennessee
The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph
The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph
Farmer watching game in poolroom at Stem, Granville County, North Carolina
Poolroom, Grayville, Illinois
Poolroom at the Senator Baxter, a hotel, recreation hall, poolroom, etc. near shipyard in Bath, Maine
The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph
Poolroom at the Senator Baxter, a hotel, recreation hall, poolroom, etc. near shipyard in Bath, Maine

Poolroom at the Senator Baxter, a hotel, recreation hall, poolroom, et...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... More

Poolroom, Scranton, Iowa
Interior of general store and poolroom at Stem, Granville County, North Carolina
Interior of poolroom. Stem, Granville County, North Carolina
The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph
National Child Labor Committee No. 954. 1-legged boy. Neil Gallagher, Wilkes Barre, Pa. Born January 14, 1891. Went to work at about 9 years. Worked about two years in breaker. Went inside at about 11 years. "Tripper," tending door. 83 cents [a] day. Injured May 2, 1904. Leg crushed between cars. Amputated at Mercy Hospital, Wilkes Barre. "Baltimore Tunnell" - "Black Diamond" D. & H. Co. Thomas Lewellin Superintendent (inside boys); Samuel Morgan, Superintendent. In Hospital 9 weeks. Amputated twice. No charge. Received nothing from company. "Was riding between cars and we aren't supposed to ride between them." No written rules, but they tell you not to. Mule driver (who was on for first day) had taken his lamp and he tried to reach across car to get it. Slipped between bumpers. Been working in breakers since. Same place $1.10 a day. Work only about 1/2 time. Work about 6 hour day. Left 3 months ago. Been in N.Y. - no work. Trying to get work in Poolroom. Applicant at Bureau for Handicapped, 105 E. 22nd Street, N.Y. Nov. 1, 1909. Father living, (Mother dead.) Miner same place. Hurt month ago Rock fall. 2 brothers 25, 27. Home 15 Pennsylvania St.  Location: Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania.
National Child Labor Committee No. 954. 1-legged boy. Neil Gallagher, Wilkes Barre, Pa. Born January 14, 1891. Went to work at about 9 years. Worked about two years in breaker. Went inside at about 11 years. "Tripper," tending door. 83 cents [a] day. Injured May 2, 1904. Leg crushed between cars. Amputated at Mercy Hospital, Wilkes Barre. "Baltimore Tunnell" - "Black Diamond" D. & H. Co. Thomas Lewellin Superintendent (inside boys); Samuel Morgan, Superintendent. In Hospital 9 weeks. Amputated twice. No charge. Received nothing from company. "Was riding between cars and we aren't supposed to ride between them." No written rules, but they tell you not to. Mule driver (who was on for first day) had taken his lamp and he tried to reach across car to get it. Slipped between bumpers. Been working in breakers since. Same place $1.10 a day. Work only about 1/2 time. Work about 6 hour day. Left 3 months ago. Been in N.Y. - no work. Trying to get work in Poolroom. Applicant at Bureau for Handicapped, 105 E. 22nd Street, N.Y. Nov. 1, 1909. Father living, (Mother dead.) Miner same place. Hurt month ago Rock fall. 2 brothers 25, 27. Home 15 Pennsylvania St.  Location: Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania.