Lewis Wickes Hine (September 1874 – November was an American sociologist and photographer. Hine used his camera as a tool for social reform. His photographs were instrumental in changing the child labor laws in the United States.
1925 The Isolator is a bizarre helmet invented in 1925 that encourages focus and concentration by rendering the wearer deaf, piping them full of oxygen, and limiting their vision to a tiny horizontal slit. The Isolator was invented by Hugo Gernsback,.
"Some doffer boys." These boys worked in a cotton mill, removing ("doffing") and replacing thread bobbins when they were empty. Photograph by Lewis Wickes Hine for the National Child Labor Commission. Some Doffer Boys: 1909
Alice Roosevelt - 1902 Theodore Roosevelt’s beautiful eldest daughter, who not only cut her wedding cake with a sword, defied all the conventions of her day regarding women and carried a dagger in her pocketbook, but who also had a pillow embroidered