A group of young girls on a break from their jobs as oyster shuckers at a seafood canning company in Port Royal, South Carolina, in From left to right: Josie years old), Bertha years old), and Sophie years old).
The Jungle - Upton Sinclair Reading, Worksheet, and Interactive Notebook PageThis great resource for teaching the Industrial Revolution features a short excerpt from Upton Sinclair's The Jungle which students read to gain an understanding of the atrocious conditions in America's meatpacking plants, The excerpt graphically details the dangerous and unsanitary conditions that led to an uproar in America and eventual legislation like the pure Food and Drug Act.
The Depressing Stories Behind 20 Vintage Child Labor Pictures
The Mill: Some boys and girls were so small they had to climb up on to the spinning frame to mend broken threads and to put back the empty bobbins. Bibb Mill No. The History Place - Child Labor in America Lewis Hine Photos - The Mill
LABOR: A family of six African American laborers during the Progressive era. June Life expectancy for African Americans is 33 years in This is the same as early century peasants in India. For white Americans, life expectancy was 48 years.
Idustrial Revolution Child Labor Story: This is a true, short, gripping story about a girl who worked in a factory during the Industrial Revolution and how she met a grim fate due to the factory's horrible working conditions.
The photographs that shamed America: Harrowing images of child labourers that show children as young as three forced to do back-breaking work in fields, factories and mines