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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: 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: 1917 ca.
Description: A girl and a boy do field work beside a wagon. Photograph taken for International Harvester's Agricultural Extention Department.
Description: John Raab drags a mower wheel through a cornfield to conserve moisture.
Description: Young girls working with textile machinery. One stands on a box to reach her work.
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: 1900 ca.
Description: Young man seated on a horse-drawn dump rake pulled by team of horses on expansive amount of land.
Description: Group of boys in work clothes assembled outside a mine.
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...
Description: A young child feeds a flock of chickens outside of a poultry house. A farmhouse is in the background.
Description: Child laborer standing barefoot near a pile of shells and holding a strainer in each hand.
Description: Boy removing a bundle of twine from a decorticator machine at an International Harvester factory in the Yucatan, Mexico.
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: 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: 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...
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.
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...
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: Children working in a vegetable cannery as the supervisor with pipe in his mouth stands over them.
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...
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