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

Date:  date unknown

Description: A Phillippine Islands boy uses a sharp tool to cut down a manila plant while another supports it as it falls.

Date: 1949 

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...

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: 1914 

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

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: A girl and a boy do field work beside a wagon. Photograph taken for International Harvester's Agricultural Extention Department.

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: 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: 1900 ca.

Description: Young man seated on a horse-drawn dump rake pulled by team of horses on expansive amount of land.

Date: 1905 ca.

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

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...

Photograph

Child Workers

Date:  

Description: Young girls working with textile machinery. One stands on a box to reach her work.

Photograph

Pasta Factory

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1929 

Description: John Raab drags a mower wheel through a cornfield to conserve moisture.

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: 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...

A Short History of Wisconsin

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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.

Photograph

Child Laborers

Date:  

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

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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.

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