This picture was taken in 1911, and shows children who work in a Virginia Cotton Mill. It is nice how far we have come in the United States in overcoming poverty, and protecting children. Unfortunately, this picture would reflect conditions that still remain in lots of places in the world
+~+~ Vintage Photograph ~+~+ Young oyster shuckers, Port Royal, South Carolina. It breaks my heart to know that so many children were being forced to work and in such deplorable conditions before the Child Worker labour laws were enforced.