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    This picture was taken by Lewis Wickes Hines in 1911. This is a 5 yr old girl after a hard day's work. The photographer did a good job showing the problem of child labor.

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    A 5-year-old girl is tired after a day's work that began at 5AM in the Biloxi Canning Factory. By Lewis Hine

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    A 5 year old girl is tired after a day's work that began at 5AM at the Biloxi Canning Factory, 1915

  • The Pioneer Way

    Circa 1911, Biloxi, Mississippi. Olga Schubert, 855 Gruenwald St. The little 5 yr. old after a day's work that began about 5:00 A.M. helping her mother in the Biloxi Canning Factory, begun at an early hour, was tired out and refused to be photographed. The mother said, "Oh, She's ugly." Both she and other persons said picking shrimp was very hard on the fingers. Lewis Wickes Hine LC-DIG-nclc-00891 http://www.loc.gov #American #History #Mississippi

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