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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...

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Child Laborers

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

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: A girl and a boy doing field work beside a wagon.

Date: 1912 

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

Date: 1905 ca.

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

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...

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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: 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: 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: 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:  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: 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...

Date: 1920 ca.

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

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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.

Date: 1914 

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

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...

Photograph

Child Workers

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

Date: 1967 

Description: A family from Texas temporarily settles in Waushara County. Their white truck is parked in front of a grassy area and wooden house. The father is standing...

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.

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