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Richard Pierce, age 14, a Western Union Telegraph Co. messenger, Nine months in service, works from 7 am to 6 pm, smokes and visits houses of prostitution, Wilmington, Delaware, by Lewis Wickes Hine

German boys in SA Uniforms (1943)

3 year old hulling berries at a canning company, Delaware 1910

February 1912. Port Royal, South Carolina. "Nine [?] of these children from 8 yrs. old up go to school half a day, and shuck oysters for four hours before school and three hours after on school days, and on Saturday from 4 a.m. to early afternoon. Maggioni Canning Co." Photo and caption by Lewis Wickes Hine.

March 1909. "Widow & boy rolling papers for cigarettes in a dirty New York tenement." Photograph and caption by Lewis Wickes Hine.

January 1909. Two of the "helpers" in the Tifton Cotton Mill at Tifton, Georgia. They work regularly. Photo and caption by Lewis Wickes Hine. I can only hope that these two precious little girls aren't barefooted, but fear they are. And, I can only pray that their later years in life continued to reflect their adorable smiles from the attention of the photographer.

Albert Ball, decorated British flying ace during World War I. Died at the age of 20 while pursuing the brother of the infamous Red Baron through a cloudbank.

In 1966, David Reimer's circumcision was botched and he lost his penis to burns. Psychologist John Money suggested that David be given a sex change, his parents agreed. Money then used David to prove that gender identity was not inborn, but determined by upbringing. David was renamed Brenda and surgically altered to have a vagina. Brenda acted like a boy throughout childhood. At 14, Brenda was told the truth, and decided to go back to being David. He committed suicide at the age of 38.

Joseph Stalin at age 24.

Mother and nine children living in a field on U.S. Route 70 near the Tennessee River during the Depression - 1936.

The History Place - Child Labor in America 1908-12: Lewis Hine Photos - Faces of Lost Youth

U.S. Nine-year-old newsie and his 7-year-old brother 'Red.' Tough specimen of Los Angeles newsboys,May 1915. // Photo by Lewis Wickes Hine.

Civil war soldier at 11 years of age.

Child coal miners group together in a group photo. It kind of breaks my heart the shape that some of these boys are in... :( By Lewis Hine.

vietnam war - The average age of most soldiers during the war was 19. This picture really shows just how young they were.

Lewis W. Hine-photographer mostly of child labor and working class conditions.

A Little Spinner by Lewis Hine, 1909 "This picture was taken in Globe Cotton Mill, Augusta, Georgia. The overseer admitted she was regularly employed." Photo taken for the National Child Labor Commission and its report to Congress

Anny-Yolande Horowitz Born on June 2, 1933 in Strasbourg. Last lived at 21, rue Rode, Bordeaux. Interned in the Lalande camp near Tours and then transferred to Drancy. From there, she, her mother Frieda, and her sister Paulette, age 7, were deported on Sept. 11, 1942 on Convoy 31. Their destination: Auschwitz-Birkenau. The Vichy Regime (July 1940-August 1944) An ugly chapter in French history.