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Description: A group of young migrant farm laborers leaving a cucumber field in a Chevy station wagon for a union rally in Portage. Three children are looking at the ca...
Description: Migrant farm laborers leaving a cucumber field to strike. Strikes in Wisconsin were organized by the local farm-worker labor union, Obreros Unidos, an inde...
Description: A family from Texas temporarily settles in Waushara County. Their white truck is parked in front of a grassy area and wooden house. The father is standing...
Description: The inside of a document for child employment. The document reads:
"EMPLOYMENT OF CHILD AFFIDAVIT UNDER ACT OF 1893
FORM NO. 117
Protection Legal Bank...
Description: A boy wearing a white short-sleeved t-shirt and dark pants is barefoot and standing to the left of a communal shower hut for migrant farm workers in a Waut...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Men and boys working with steel rods and belt-driven machinery to make bolts inside an annex to the blacksmith shop at the McCormick Reaper Works. The fact...
Description: Workers, including some boys, threading bolts with heavy machinery in the Nut and Bolt Department at the McCormick Reaper Works. The factory was owned by t...
Description: Four young boys ride mules in a field on an International Harvester sisal plantation in Cuba. Agricultural laborers are in the background. Original caption...
Description: A photograph of an "Age and School Certificate" for "Peter Stacloroski(?)". The the certificate is filled in by hand and gives the boy's address as "399 N....
Description: A document for employing children. The left side reads:
"EMPLOYMENT OF CHILD.
AFFIDAVIT UNDER ACT OF 1893.
Name of Child_
Filed and en...
Description: Young girls working with textile machinery. One stands on a box to reach her work.
Description: Young man - possibly a teenager - sanding a section of a wooden wagon wheel with a belt sander at International Harvester's Accurate Engineering Works.
Date: 1917 ca.
Description: A girl and a boy doing field work beside a wagon.
Description: A child worker wearing a short sleeve plaid shirt, dark pants and no shoes is carrying grapefruit from a Texas grove on his shoulder. He is looking into th...
Description: John Raab drags a mower wheel through a cornfield to conserve moisture.
Description: Children working in a vegetable cannery as the supervisor with pipe in his mouth stands over them.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Boy removing a bundle of twine from a decorticator machine at an International Harvester factory in the Yucatan, Mexico. Accompanying text reads: "No guard...
Description: Boy dressed in work clothes and covered with soot from working in a mine. He wears a hat with a rudimentary lantern on top.
Date: date unknown
Description: Workers pose with racks of fresh pasta drying in the sun in Naples, Italy.
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