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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....
Date: 1902 ca.
Description: Andrew Chippa hired on with Markle & Co., miners of anthracite coal to pay off his father's debt of $54 to the company store since his father's death in th...
Description: Young boy operating a horse-drawn McCormick corn binder in a field on the Bachand farm. The boy may be Mike Bachand, or the son of Mike Bachand.
Description: Young girls working with textile machinery. One stands on a box to reach her work.
Date: 1917 ca.
Description: A girl and a boy doing field work beside a wagon.
Date: 1900 ca.
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: Young man - possibly a teenager - sanding a section of a wooden wagon wheel with a belt sander at International Harvester's Accurate Engineering Works.
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...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Procession of child laborers carrying bundles of twine fibre (fiber) down from the mountains in the Philippines. The fibre was likely used by International...
Description: Group of boys in work clothes assembled outside a mine.
Description: Photograph of an "Age and School Certificate" completed by a mother giving her 15-year-old son permission to work. The form reads: "THIS CERTIFICATE NOT T...
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...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Baskets of potatoes surround a young girl as she peels and cuts them outdoors near the side of a building.
Description: Advertising card for Deering harvesting machinery showing young boys operating a grain binder drawn by oxen. The caption reads "the Deering binder at work...
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.
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: 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: Child laborer standing barefoot near a pile of shells and holding a strainer in each hand.
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