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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.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Jake Rascof uses a horse-drawn corn binder in a field.

Photograph

Pasta Factory

Date:  date unknown

Description: Workers pose with racks of fresh pasta drying in the sun in Naples, Italy.

Photograph

Breaker Boy

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...

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: 1920 ca.

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

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: 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: 1912 

Description: Children working in a vegetable cannery as the supervisor with pipe in his mouth stands over them.

Photograph

Child Laborers

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

Date: 1967 

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: 1910 ca.

Description: Boy removing a bundle of twine from a decorticator machine at an International Harvester factory in the Yucatan, Mexico.

Photograph

Shoeshine Boy

Date:  date unknown

Description: A portrait of a shoeshine boy, with a brick wall forming the backdrop. His clothes are tattered, and his work box rests on his left shoulder.

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

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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: 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: 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...

Date: 1906-06-12 

Description: A document for employing children. The left side reads: "EMPLOYMENT OF CHILD. AFFIDAVIT UNDER ACT OF 1893. Name of Child_ Residence_ Filed and en...

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: 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...

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