London street scene, 1912. A newsboy holds a broadside reading, "Titanic Disaster Great Loss of Life."

"London street scene, A newsboy holds a broadside reading, "Titanic Disaster Great Loss of Life." " {studied the Titanic - watching the movie, reading books at the library}

A deserted street in London after an air raid during the 2nd World War, 1940. Colour Photos from Time & Life Pictures.

Blitz Britain: Amazing colour pictures of London under siege from Nazi bombers during World War II

A deserted street in London after an air raid during World War II, Colour Photos from Time & Life Pictures. 'The Blitz'

It's About Time: A Few Portraits of Extreme Poverty - 1930s Children of The Great Depression

It's About Time: A Few Portraits of Extreme Poverty - 1930 Children of The Great Depression

Child Cranberry Picker (1938) Cranberry bog in New Jersey.

Child Berry Picker This is a great image of a child Cranberry picker. It was taken in 1938 in a Cranberry bog in New Jersey. to look at these pictures from the and see very young children doing an adult's work to try and help support the family

1911 Children who worked in a Virginia Cotton Mill.

Lillie Robertson, a young spinner in Century Cotton Mills, South Boston, Va. Runs four sides. Sister Mamie (with cup) helps her and is ten years old. Father works in wagon factory. Cotton Mills work is slack.

Matchgirls participating in a strike against Bryant & May in London, 1888. The strike was caused by the poor working conditions in the match factory, including fourteen-hour work days and the severe health complications of working with white phosphorus.

Shared comment: Victorian match girls 1888 worked in terrible conditions, 14 hours a day for very little wages. Phosphorous used in making matches caused hair and teeth loss, yellowing of skin and phossy jaw, a type of facial bone cancer.

London women employed as porters due to the shortage of men during World War I. Date taken:1915.

Women in World War 1 - Two women replace the traditionally male porters at Marylebone Station in London during the First World war. Original Publication: Illustrated London News, 1915

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