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Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Young girl wrapping or unwrapping produce from baskets on an urban street, possibly in Chicago, Illinois. The girl is likely offering the produce. A boy an...

Date: 1906-06-12 

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...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Baskets of potatoes surround a young girl as she peels and cuts them outdoors near the side of a building.

Date: 1969 

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...

Date: 1967 

Description: A nine-year old Jamaican boy wearing a backwards cap, plaid jacket, jeans, and sneakers. He is holding two buckets and is looking at the camera. He is join...

Date: 1907-01-05 

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....

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Description: Child laborer standing barefoot near a pile of shells and holding a strainer in each hand.

Date: 1959-06-23 

Description: 44 young carrier salesmen for the Wisconsin State Journal pose in front of a bus that will take them off "for three days packed full of fun in Chicago." A...

Date: 1907-01-05 

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...

Date: 1914 

Description: A young child feeds a flock of chickens outside of a poultry house. A farmhouse is in the background.

A Short History of Wisconsin

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...

Date: 1969 

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: 1902 ca.

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.

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...

Photograph

Child Mine Worker

Date: 1908 

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: A Phillippine Islands boy is using a sharp tool to cut down a manila plant, while another young boy is supporting it.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View across field towards a young man sitting on a horse-drawn dump rake pulled by a team of horses. In the background are hills.

Photograph

Child Laborers

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Description: Group of boys in work clothes assembled outside a mine.

Date: 1881 

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...

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