This picture goes along with the content from the unit on child labor in factories. This was a big problem deal during the Industrial Revolution because of the scary working conditions that children had to work under.
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.
Vance, a trapper boy, 15 years old. was trapped for several years in a West Virginia coal mine at 75 cents a day for 10 hours of work. His job was to open and shut this door and wait for the cars to come. September Photograph by Lewis Wickes Hine.
This little girl is so small she has to stand on a box to reach her machine. She is regularly employed as a knitter in Loudon Hosiery Mills, Loudon, Tennessee, Photo by Lewis Wickes Hine (Oshkosh, 26 settembre 1874 – 3 novembre