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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: 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 for sale...

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Date: 1929 

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

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: 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...

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: 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: 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: 1910 ca.

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

Date: 1905 ca.

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

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

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: 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: 1914 

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

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 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: 1967 

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...

Photograph

Child Laborers

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

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...

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