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Children Working In Vegetable Cannery

Date: 1912
Description: Children working in a vegetable cannery as the supervisor with pipe in his mouth stands over them.
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Young Girl with Baskets of Produce in Outdoor Market

Date: 1915
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...
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Child Laborers bring Fibre down from Mountains

Date: 1910
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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Child Worker Removing Twine from Machine - Safety Screen Added

Date: 1910
Description: Boy removing a bundle of twine from a decorticator machine at an International Harvester factory in the Yucatan, Mexico.
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Child Worker Removing Twine from Machine

Date: 1910
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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Young Worker Sands Wooden Wagon Wheel Section

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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.
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Annex to McCormick Works Blacksmith Shop

Date: 1900
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...
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McCormick Works Employees Threading Bolts

Date: 1900
Description: Workers, including some boys, threading bolts with heavy machinery in the Nut and Bolt Department at the McCormick Reaper Works. The factory was owned by t...
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Pasta Factory

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

Date: 1902
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...
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Deering Trade Card

Date: 1881
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...
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Inexpensive Poultry House

Date: 1914
Description: A young child feeds a flock of chickens outside of a poultry house. A farmhouse is in the background.
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Cutting Down a Manila Plant

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Description: A Phillippine Islands boy is using a sharp tool to cut down a manila plant, while another young boy is supporting it.
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Boy and Girl Working in the Field

Date: 1917
Description: A girl and a boy doing field work beside a wagon.
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Child Working in Cornfield

Date: 1929
Description: John Raab drags a mower wheel through a cornfield to conserve moisture.
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Girl Peeling Potatoes

Date: 1920
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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Boy Operating Corn Binder

Date: 1902
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.
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Young Boy on Corn Binder

Date: 1905
Description: Jake Rascof uses a horse-drawn corn binder in a field.
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Child Workers

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

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

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