Young oyster shuckers, Port Royal, S.C. - Child workers before Child Labor Laws

Young oyster shuckers, Port Royal, S. - Child workers before Child Labor Laws. Thank God for child labor laws!

1913 - After parcel post service was introduced in 1913, at least two children were sent by the service. With stamps attached to their clothing, the children rode with railway and city carriers to their destination. The Postmaster General quickly issued a regulation forbidding the sending of children in the mail after hearing of those examples.

1913 - After parcel post service was introduced in at least two children were sent by the service. With stamps attached to their clothing, the children rode with railway and city carriers to their destination. The Postmaster General quickly issued a

The Crinoline Shop,1880, by Eugéne Atget

A Crinoline shop. A crinoline is a stiffened petticoat or skirt-shaped structure designed to support the skirts of a woman's dress

Alcohol, discovered by Prohibition agents during a raid on an illegal distillery, pours out of upper windows of three-story storefront in Detroit during Prohibition, 1929”

Illegal alcohol being poured out during Prohibition, Detroit, 1929 - Alcohol, discovered by Prohibition agents during a raid on an illegal distillery.

“Stonewall” Jackson as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War, 1847.

Thomas Stonewall Jackson, when he was an artillery officer in the Mexican-American War. Later, a Confederate general in the American Civil War.

Men waiting in a line for an opportunity at a job during the Depression - 1930

Men waiting in a line for an opportunity at a job during the Depression - 1930 usa

July 1940. Berrien County, Michigan. "Migrant mother of family from Arkansas in roadside camp of cherry pickers."

July 1940 Berrien County, Michigan - "Migrant mother of family from Arkansas in roadside camp of cherry pickers.

Philadelphia Homeless by Tom Gralish, 1986 Pulitzer Prize.

Philadelphia's Homeless 1986 Pulitzer Prize, Feature Photography, Tom Gralish, The Philadelphia Enquirer a homeless man.

Construction of the Lincoln Memorial, 1914-1922

Photograph of the Abraham Lincoln Statue Installation in the Lincoln Memorial, Washington, D., 1920 appropriated from One Car Lost.

Migrant Mother, Dorothea Lange

“Migrant Mother,” Dorothea Lange, 1936 For many, Florence Owens Thompson is the face of the Great Depression, thanks to legendary photographer Dorothea Lange. Lange made this photograph while visiting a camp in California in February With this.

Girl sitting on windowsill. Kentucky, 1964. William Gedney

PHOTOGRAPHY OF WILLIAM GEDNEY

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