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This is a photograph of breaker boys – child labour used to separate coal from slate. This image helped lead the nation to outlaw child labour. The photo was taken by Lewis Hine who travelled the United States taking photographs of child labourers...Pennsylvania 1910

This is a photograph of breaker boys – child labour used to separate coal from slate. This image helped lead the nation to outlaw child labour. The photo was taken by Lewis Hine who travelled the United States taking photographs of child labourers...Pennsylvania 1910

April 1913. Columbus, Georgia. "Eagle and Phoenix Mill. A 'dinner-toter' waiting for the gate to open. This is carried on more in Columbus than in any other city I know, and by smaller children. Many of them are paid by the week for doing it, and carry sometimes 10 or more meals a day. They go around in the mill, often help tend to the machines, which often run at noon, and so learn the work. A teacher told me the mothers expect the children to learn this way, long before they are of proper…

April 1913. Columbus, Georgia. "Eagle and Phoenix Mill. A 'dinner-toter' waiting for the gate to open. This is carried on more in Columbus than in any other city I know, and by smaller children. Many of them are paid by the week for doing it, and carry sometimes 10 or more meals a day. They go around in the mill, often help tend to the machines, which often run at noon, and so learn the work. A teacher told me the mothers expect the children to learn this way, long before they are of proper…

Not published in LIFE. Oklahoma farmer and his family, 1942.

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Not published in LIFE. Oklahoma farmer and his family, 1942.

Mart Payne, 5 years old, picks from 10 to 20 pounds a day. His mother said "Mart, he haint old nuff to go to school much, but he kin pick his 20 pounds a day. Mostly 10 to 15 pounds." - In the rural south it was not uncommon on the small farms for the family members to all go to the fields and pick cotton-white or black, you picked. In the 1950s the going rate for a hundred pounds of cotton was fifty cents - the more you picked, the more you made.

Mart Payne, 5 years old, picks from 10 to 20 pounds a day. His mother said "Mart, he haint old nuff to go to school much, but he kin pick his 20 pounds a day. Mostly 10 to 15 pounds." - In the rural south it was not uncommon on the small farms for the family members to all go to the fields and pick cotton-white or black, you picked. In the 1950s the going rate for a hundred pounds of cotton was fifty cents - the more you picked, the more you made.

On Arizona Highway 87, south of Chandler. Maricopa County, Arizona. Children in a democracy. A migra . . ., 11/1940

On Arizona Highway 87, south of Chandler. Maricopa County, Arizona. Children in a democracy. A migra . . ., 11/1940

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The Great Depression Photo Gallery | Recent Photos The Commons Getty Collection Galleries World Map App ...

Lost Boy Holds Stuffed Toy Depression 8x10 Reprint Of Old Photo

Lost Boy Holds Stuffed Toy Depression 8x10 Reprint Of Old Photo

Lost Boy Holds Stuffed Toy Depression Reprint Of Old Photo Lost Boy Holds Stuffed Toy Depression Reprint Of Old Photo Here is a touching collectible o

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