REMINDS ME OF NORTH & SOUTH TV SHOW! Noon, April Cherokee Hosiery Mill in Rome, Georgia. The youngest are turners and loopers. Some of these appear to be as young as 8 and 9 years. Photograph and caption by Lewis Wickes Hine.
This little girl named Adelaide Springett, was so ashamed of her tattered boots, that she took them off for this 1901 photograph. Adapted from Spitalfields Nippers by Horace Warner, published by Spitalfields Life Books,