The sacrifice of innocents: Haunting images from 1911 show workers who lied about their ages to keep their families from starving... as they made toys for other children
1911 Group of sweepers and doffers in the filling spinning room of Glenallen Mill. The boys were smuggled out of the back window during hours by second hand. All work. Smallest boy is Francis Pagnette.
A trapper boy in Turkey Knob Mine, Macdonald, W. The picture was taken more than a mile inside the mine. The boy had to stoop for the photo on account of the low roof.
old Harold Walker picking cotton, Comanche Co. OK, by Lewis Hine 1916 harbor during school hours.
Caption: "These children were subjected to horrible conditions as young chimney sweeps.
Child Labor in America Lewis Hine photo of six-year-old Warren Frakes. Mother said he picked 41 pounds yesterday "An I don't make him pick; he picked some last year." Has about 20 pounds in his bag.
1913 Child Labor Photo 7 Year Old Rosie Regular Oyster Shucker Her Second Year
Brothers and 4 years old. Selling newspapers from first to last daily addition. San Antonio, Texas Photographer Lewis Hines photographs of child labors in the United States during the Depression helped to create the Child Labor Laws. Library of Congress
"Doffers in Pell City Cotton Mill. Superintendent of mill is also Mayor of Pell City." Photograph by Lewis Wickes Hine for the National Child Labor Committee.
Mart Payne, 5 years old; he haint old nuff to go to school much, but he kin pick his 20 pounds a day. Mostly 10 or 15 pounds." Photographer - Lewis W.
30 Shocking Photos Of Child Labor Between 1908 And 1916
cotton picker, 11 yrs old 1916
LEWIS HINE : PHOTOGRAPHY FOR A CHANGE
Lewis Hine, gamin de Paris, Lewis Wickes Hine 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.