Britain's child slaves: They started at lived off acorns and had nails put through their ears for shoddy work. - Childhood and Child Labour in The British Industrial Revolution by Professor Jane Humphries
REMINDS ME OF NORTH & SOUTH TV SHOW! Noon, April Cherokee Hosiery Mill in Rome, Georgia. The youngest are turners and loopers. Some of these appear to be as young as 8 and 9 years. Photograph and caption by Lewis Wickes Hine.
30 Shocking Photos Of Child Labor Between 1908 And Date: July 1909 Location: Baltimore, Maryland. Young workers stringing beans in the J. Farrand Packing Co. Those too small to work are held on laps of workers.