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Date: 1929 

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

A Short History of Wisconsin

Photograph

Child Laborers

Date:  

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

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: 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: 1912 

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

Photograph

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.

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: 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:  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.

Photograph

Pasta Factory

Date:  date unknown

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

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.

Date: 1967 

Description: Migrant farm laborers leaving a cucumber field to strike. Strikes in Wisconsin were organized by the local farm-worker labor union, Obreros Unidos, an inde...

Date: 1917 ca.

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

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...

Photograph

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: 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: 1914 

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

Date: 1905 ca.

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

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...

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