Lewis Wickes Hine

Pocahontas County Student: 1921

Pocahontas County Student: 1921

A male student at the Caesar Mt. School, Pocahontas County, West Virginia. Photo taken in 1921 by photographer Lewis Wickes Hine. LOC original medium: photographic print.

Sunset School, Marey, West Virginia: 1921

Sunset School, Marey, West Virginia: 1921

Children and teacher at Sunset School, Pocahontas County, Marey, West Virginia. Photo taken in 1921 by Lewis Wickes Hine. Photograph from the records of the National Child Labor Committee. LOC original medium: photographic print.

Boy Laborers: 1913

Boy Laborers: 1913

Description with photo: "Group outside Pittman Handle Factory. A fifteen year old boy operating a dangerous boring machine at which he said a boy recently bored half his hand off. To operate this machine (which bores a large hole in the spade handle) the boy has to throw his whole weight onto the lever which pushes the handle (and himself) up against the unprotected borer.

Knoxville Knitting Works: 1910

Knoxville Knitting Works: 1910

Description with photo: "All are workers in Knoxville Knitting Works. Smallest boy ravels, smallest girl is a steady worker." Knoxville, Tennessee. Photo taken in December 1910 by Lewis Wickes Hine. Photographs from the records of the National Child Labor Committee. LOC original medium: photographic print.

Cigar Boys: 1909

Cigar Boys: 1909

Boys working as cigarmakers in cigar factory of Filogamo & Alvarez, Tampa, Florida. 1909 photo by Lewis Wickes Hine. LOC original medium: photographic print.

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Boys Packing Brooms: 1908

Boys Packing Brooms: 1908

Boys in Packing Room at S. W. Brown Manufacturing Company (broom and brush industry), Evansville, Indiana. Photo taken in October, 1908 by photographer Lewis Wickes Hine for the National Child Labor Committee (U.S.). LOC original medium: photographic print.

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