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Lewis W. Hine  American (1874-1940)  TITLE ON OBJECT: Mississippi cannery, Shrimp picker - 5 years old  SERIES TITLE: "Child Labor (Canneries)"  1911

Manuel, the young shrimp-picker, five years old, and a mountain of child-labor oyster shells behind him. He worked last year. Understands not a word of English. Photograph by Lewis Hine

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This picture goes along with the content from the unit on child labor in factories. This was a big problem deal during the Industrial Revolution because of the scary working conditions that children had to work under.

Date: March 1911 Location: Dunbar, Louisiana Rosy, an 8-year-old oyster shucker, worked all day from about 3:00 A.M. to about 5 P.M. at the Dunbar Cannery.  According to Lewis, the baby in photo would learn to shuck as soon as she could handle the knife.

30 Shocking Photos Of Child Labor Between 1908 And 1916

Date: March 1911 Location: Dunbar, Louisiana Rosy, an oyster shucker, worked all day from about A. at the Dunbar Cannery. According to Lewis, the baby in photo would learn to shuck as soon as she could handle the knife.

Children in the Coal Mines by  Lewis Hines, Pittston PA. My grandfather William Uriah Grove was a Pittsburg Kansas Coalminer by the age of 8 and 1/2, a breaker boy. I love you grandfather your suffering is not lost on me- you were ion the mines from 1893-1927 in the USA Kansas and Missouri

The History Place - Child Labor in America Lewis Hine Photos - Miners: Breaker Boys, Hughestown Borough Pennsylvania Coal Company

Lewis Hine,5 year old Helen and her stepsisters hulling strawberries, May 1910. Lewis Hine's photographs documented child labor and helped in changing the child labor laws in the United States.

Lewis Hine, 5 year old Helen and her stepsisters hulling strawberries, May Lewis Hine's photographs documented child labor and helped in changing the child labor laws in the United States.

Lewis Hine: Indianapolis newsboy, 41 inches high, 1908 by trialsanderrors, via Flickr

Long before the 'Child workforce Act' was enacted."A Little Shaver, Indianapolis Newsboy, 41 inches high. Said he was 6 years old., by Lewis Wickes Hine

September 1910. North Pownal, Vermont. "Clarence Wool, 11 years. Spinner in North Pownal Cotton Mill. Worked only during vacation." Photograph (original glass negative) and caption by Lewis Wickes Hine.

Spinner in North Pownal Cotton Mill. Worked only during vacation." Photograph (original glass negative) and caption by Lewis Wickes Hine.

November 1910. Pell City, Alabama. "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.

Pell City Doffers: 1910 (Shorpy Photo Archive - History in HD)

"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.

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