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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.

From a collection in the NY Public Library - "Ellis Island Photographs from the Collection of William Williams, Commissioner of Immigration, 1902-1913." He would take pictures of those that passed through; this is a perfect one of some Dutch children. Isn't it interesting how perfectly "Dutch" they are? Where are their parents? What was their life like here in America? They're just adorable...

Đòi quyền bình đẳng cho phụ nữ cũng là một sự kiến lớn trong thập kỷ này. Nó giúp người phụ nữ đấu tranh cho mình, sự kiện này cũng gây ảnh hưởng lớn cho thời trang lúc bấy giờ

Los niños eran mano de obra barata en las minas. Este muchacho pasó 10 horas al día en ese equipo con sólo la luz de esa lámpara de mecha de sebo. Limpió y desempeñó el papel de un "canario" (los niños eran más fáciles de reemplazar que buenos mineros). Probablemente era finlandés o sueco y fue contratado con el fin de pagar las deudas paternas. Los sindicatos lucharon para conseguir mejoras para ellos. Este pequeño trabajó (y probablemente murió) en Utah o Colorado.

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