London & the East End...
The swing's the thing: Fifteen children enjoy a ride in London's Bloomsbury. These delightful images were all captured in the days before the health and safety industry took root, in an age when childhood disease or war represented more pressing threats to a child’s prospects than a game of conkers.
Emmeline Pankhurst (born Goulden; 15 July 1858 – 14 June 1928) was a British political activist and leader of the British suffragette movement who helped women win the right to vote. In 1999 Time named Pankhurst as one of the 100 Most Important People of the 20th Century, stating: "she shaped an idea of women for our time; she shook society into a new pattern from which there could be no going back."
Photo taken around 1925, The photo was taken in the East End of London and that probably means he's from the slums, a poor family, or perhaps no family. The Wall Street crash and subsequent great depression are just a few years away, but if he survives until 1939, he'll then be about 23 years old, so he'll most likely join the army.