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Grace Harper (Looked 10 years old). Works in Lydia Mills, Clinton, S.C. Mother said she is very good hand at spinning. Been at it 3 years. R...

Grace Harper (Looked 10 years old). Works in Lydia Mills, Clinton, S. Mother said she is very good hand at spinning. Been at it 3 years.

A few of the youngsters employed in Clinton Mills (S.C.) Going home from work.  Location: Clinton, South Carolina.

A few of the youngsters employed in Clinton Mills (S.

Myrtle Bagwell, one of the youngest spinners in Spartan Mills, Spartanburg, S.C., standing on porch steps. Lewis Hine, photographer. Photographic print. 1912 May.

Myrtle Bagwell, One of the Youngest Spinners in Spartan Mills, Spartanburg, South Carolina

Lilly OSullivan, a frail 13 year old girl working in the Drayton Mills, Spartenberg [sic], S.C. Been working four years, weaving, spinning, etc. Ran from 4 to 6 looms. Gets $3 a week. Location: Spartanburg, South Carolina.

Lilly OSullivan, a frail 13 year old girl working in the Drayton Mills, Spartenberg [sic], S.C. Been working four years, weaving, spinning, etc. Ran from 4 to 6 looms. Gets $3 a week. Location: Spartanburg, South Carolina.

6:15 P.M., Going home from the Arkwright Mills, Spartenberg [sic], S.C.  Location: Spartanburg, South Carolina.

, Going home from the Arkwright Mills, Spartenberg [sic], S.

November 1908, Chester, South Carolina. N. W. Bigham--In mill 5 years. (Boy) Brown Morison--In mill 2-1/2 years. 13 years old. Doffs--75 cents a day. Eureka Cotton Mills. Lewis Wickes Hine LC-DIG-nclc-01461 www.loc.gov #American #History #SouthCarolina

Bigham--In mill 5 years. (Boy) Brown Morison--In mill years. 13 years old. cents a day. Lewis Wickes Hine www.

The History Place - Child Labor in America 1908-12: Lewis Hine Photos - Group Portraits

The History Place - Child Labor in America Lewis Hine Photos - Group Portraits

A group of workers on the mill stops, Beaumont Cotton Mill, Spartanburg, S.C., 6:30 P.M.  Photographer: Lewis Hines

A group of workers on the mill stops, Beaumont Cotton Mill, Spartanburg, S.

Newsies Out After Midnight, Lewis Hine - 1912, NA306616 from New York Times Store

This Lewis Hines photo from 1912 is part of The National Archives "Document of the Day" series online.

In the stories of Rockbrook Camp For Girls in Brevard, NC, perhaps no one is more legendary than former counselor and director Ellen Hume Jervey.  Fondly known as “Jerky”, she was an institution at Rockbrook for over 40 years.

In the stories of Rockbrook Camp For Girls in Brevard, NC, perhaps no one is more legendary than former counselor and director Ellen Hume Jervey. Fondly known as “Jerky”, she was an institution at Rockbrook for over 40 years.

Maud Cheek one of the young spinners in the Drayton Mill, Spartenberg [sic], S.C., runs 7 sides. Worked in another mill before she came here. Maud's two sisters Blanche and Grace all in the spinning room with her. Father did not appear to be working. Location: Spartanburg, South Carolina. May 1912

Child Labor in the US, around 1900 - Maud Cheek one of the young spinners in the Drayton Mill, Spartenberg , S., runs 7 sides. Worked in another mill before she came .

Maple Mill, Dillon, S.C. Azy Warn--Winds. Stella Warn (little one) spins 4 sides. "Been at it a long time." Location: Dillon, South Carolina. 1908 December. National Child Labor Committee Collection, Library of Congress.

Maple Mill, Dillon, S. Stella Warn (little one) spins 4 sides. "Been at it a long time. National Child Labor Committee Collection, Library of Congress.

CHILD LABOR: Reckon I been in mill 2 years. Don’t remember." Springstein Mill. John Lewis (boy with hat), 12 years old, 1 year in mill. Weaver — 4 looms. 40 [cents] a day to start, 60 [cents] a day now. Brother and mother in mill. Morris Small (boy with cap), “Reckon I been in mill 2 years. Don’t remember.” Chester, S.C., 11/28/1908 Series: National Child Labor Committee Photographs taken by Lewis Hine, ca. 1912

“Reckon I been in mill 2 years. John Lewis (boy with hat), 12 years old, 1 year in mill. 40 [cents] a day to start, 60 [cents] a day now.

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