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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...
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.
Description: John Raab drags a mower wheel through a cornfield to conserve moisture.
Description: Children working in a vegetable cannery as the supervisor with pipe in his mouth stands over them.
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...
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...
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...
Description: Young girls working with textile machinery. One stands on a box to reach her work.
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: 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: 1910 ca.
Description: Boy removing a bundle of twine from a decorticator machine at an International Harvester factory in the Yucatan, Mexico.
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...
Description: Child laborer standing barefoot near a pile of shells and holding a strainer in each hand.
Description: Group of boys in work clothes assembled outside a mine.
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...
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...
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.
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...
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: 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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