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National Child Labor Committee Photo Archive Lewis Wickes Hine was born in Oshkosh, Wisconsin in Hine studied sociology at the University of Chicago, Columbia University and New York University.

Shorpy Historical Photo Archive :: Indianapolis Newsies: 1908. Newsboys were street children, orphans and abandoned children. Most major cities housed them in an apartment or hotel-like building and were watched over as in an orphanage, albeit one with a lot more freedom. Newsboys might work from 5 a.m. to midnight.

Date: August 1908 Location: Indianapolis, Indiana 13 Indianapolis Newsboys waiting for the Base Ball edition, in a Newspaper office. Image by Library of Congress / National Child Labor Committee Collection

Cotton Mill Boys

National Child Labor Committee Photo Archive Lewis Wickes Hine was born in Oshkosh, Wisconsin in Hine studied sociology at the University of Chicago, Columbia University and New York University.

Raggedy Henry: February 1912. "Henry, 10-year-old oyster shucker who does five pots of oysters a day. Works before school, after school, and Saturdays. Been working three years. Maggioni Canning Co., Port Royal, South Carolina." Glass negative by Lewis Wickes Hine

February "Henry, oyster shucker who does five pots of oysters a day. Works before school, after school, and Saturdays. Been working three years.

WWII Scottish soldiers in London, 1941. From Outlander Kitchen on FB.

WWII Scottish soldiers in London, From Outlander Kitchen on FB.

A group of sweepers in the spinning room of Glenallen Mill in Massachusetts. 1911

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.

Child labor, cranberry bog, Burlington County, New Jersey -- Oct 1938 -- Part of: Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection (Library of Congress)

Child labor, cranberry bog, Burlington County, New Jersey -- Oct 1938 -- Part of: Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection (Library of Congress)

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