"A moments glimpse of the outer world.  Said she was 10 years old. Been working over a year." North Carolina, Lewis Hine, 1908

PAST LIVES: 'A moments glimpse of the outer world. Said she was 10 years old. Photographed by Lewis Hine, 1908

Lewis Hine ¨Lunch atop a Skyscraper¨  -1932, Sept. 29. First published @ New York Herald Tribune -Oktober 2

Lunch atop a Skyscraper (New York Construction Workers Lunching on a Crossbeam) is a famous photograph taken by Charles C. Ebbets during construction of the GE Building at Rockefeller Center in (Photographer: Charles C. Ebbets) I still can't believe this.

Lewis Hine, Mechanic at the pump in steam power plant, 1920

Lewis Hine, Mechanic at the pump in steam power plant, 1920 beautifully Semiotical, his form is contained in the metal circle like a child in the womb.

The Sky Boy ~ The Empire State Building ~ 1931  Photograph by Lewis Hine ~   From Photography: A new vision of the world 1891 ~ 1940 ~

the sky boy (icarus atop empire state building), 1931 photo by lewis hine, from photography: a new vision of the world

Lewis Hine Photographie sociale - devoir de voir Tiny 7 year old Ferris, a newsie ~ Mobile, Alabama. By Lewis Hine.

+~+~ Vintage Photograph ~+~+ Tiny 7 year old Ferris, a newsie ~ Mobile, Alabama. By Lewis Hine.

1910 - Addie Laird, 12-yr-old spinner in cotton mill By Lewis Hine

From 1908 to Lewis Hine collected visual evidence of the nation's youngest workers. Hine described this young mill worker, Addie Card, as an "anemic little spinner." She was photographed in 1910 at the North Pownal Cotton Mill in Vermont.

Lewis Hine  Steelworker standing on beam, 1931  From George Eastman House

Lewis Hine Steelworker standing on beam, 1931 From George Eastman House. It's a looooong way down.

Posthumously renowned for his groundbreaking social documentary work, Lewis Hine spent the majority of his life photographing America’s social issues: immigration, child labor, and the plight of the working man.

Cotton-Mill Worker, North Carolina, Lewis Wickes Hine, Hine photographed children at work to convince lawmakers to change child labor laws.

Lewis Hine. This picture portrays the contrast between the emotion on the boys face with the work hes doing

Dangerous: Child chimney sweeps often had to crawl through holes only wide - and cruel masters would light fires to make them climb faster. Many fell to their deaths.

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