Workers in Enterprise Cotton Mill, Augusta, Ga. The wheels are kept running through noon hour (which is only 40 minutes) so employees may be tempted to put in part of this time at machine if they wish. 1909 - photo by Lewis Hine
German Immigrants in the Midwest - Ancestry Insights
A Knocker-up was a profession in England and Ireland that started during and lasted at least as late as the before alarm clocks were affordable or reliable. A knocker-up’s job was to rouse sleeping people so they could get to work on time.