Д. (d_kuzmina) wrote in everyday_i_show,

photos by Lewis Hine



11:00 A. M . Monday, May 9th, 1910. Newsies at Skeeter's Branch, Jefferson near Franklin.


August 1908. Night Shift Leaving for Home. Indiana Glass Works, 8 a.m.


Albert Heon and Frank Migneault, 1916


7 year old Ferris. Tiny newsie who did not know enough to make change for investigator. There are still too many of these little ones in the larger cities. Location: Mobile, Alabama.


Breaker boys working in Ewen Breaker of Pennsylvania Coal Co., 1911


Donnie Cole. Has been doffing for some months. When asked his age, he hesitated, then said, "I'm Twelve." Another young boy said "He can't work unless he's twelve." Child Labor regulations were conspicuously posted in the mill. Birmingham, Alabama. 1910


Postal Telegraph Messengers, Knoxville, 1913


Young Cigarmakers in Englahardt & Co., Tampa, Fla.


Pete Henson, 1913


Tony Casale, called "Bologna", newsboy, Hartford, Connecticut, 1909


Eight year old newsie. Many youngsters get up early to sell papers. One ten year old starts out at 3 A.M. every day and goes to school. Location: Waco, Texas. 1913


John Dempsey, 1909


Hanging around the saloon - 5 P.M. Location: Chicopee Falls, Massachusetts, 1916


Charlie Lambert, Mill Worker, 1909


Going Home to Lunch, Singer Mfg. Co.


Boys Going to Work at Warren Mfg. Co. 1909


Hyman Alpert, Newsboy, 1909


Dan Biggerstaff and John Erwin, 1908


Solomon, Newsboy, 1909


Group of Workers at Spinning Room, 1911


Pitching Pennies, Providence, 1912


Edward St. Germain and sister Delia. She has been working in Phoenix (R.I.) Mill for 8 months. He works also. They cannot speak English. 1909


Merilda. Carrying cranberries. 1911


Two of the Boys on Night Shift in the More-Jones Glass Co.


Boy Selling Fish, Boston, 1909


Game of Craps, Cincinnati, 1908


Arthur Sarasin, 7 Acushnet Block. Works in weaving room. At his house his people said he was fourteen last week. 1911


All these boys are cutters in the Seacoast Canning Co., Factory #7. Ages range from 7 to 12. They live near the factory. Seven year old boy in front, Byron Hamilton, has a badly cut finger, but helps his brother regularly. Behind him is his brother, George, 11 years. He cut his finger half off while working. They and many other youngsters said they were always cutting their fingers. George earns $1.00 some days, $.75 usually. Some of the others said they earn $1.00 when they work all day. At times they start at 7 A.M. Work all day, and until midnight, but the work is very irregular. Names of those in the photo are George Mathews, Johnny Rust, John Surles, Fulsom McCutchin (11 yrs.), Albert Robinson, Morris McConnell. Location: Eastport, Maine. 1911


Boy from Loray Mill, 1908


George Christopher, 1910


Newsies at Skeeter's Branch, 1910


Noon Hour. Workers in Enterprise Cotton Mill, Augusta, Ga. The wheels are kept running through noon hour (which is only 40 minutes) so employees may be tempted to put in part of this time at machine if they wish. 1909


Bleach Room Boys, Pacific Mills, 1910

Tags: documentary, portraits, vintage photography
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