February 1911, Bayou La Batre, Alabama. The Skipper on the Oyster Barge, Mobile Bay. - Identified as Raymond Barbour Sr. (1870-1954) on the boat Wyandotte - Lewis Wickes Hine LC-DIG-nclc-04680 http://www.loc.gov #American #History #Alabama

February 1911, Bayou La Batre, Alabama. The Skipper on the Oyster Barge, Mobile Bay. - Identified as Raymond Barbour Sr. (1870-1954) on the boat Wyandotte - Lewis Wickes Hine LC-DIG-nclc-04680 http://www.loc.gov #American #History #Alabama

December 1910, Bessie Mine, Alabama. Shorpy Higginbotham, a "greaser" on the tipple at Bessie Mine, of the Sloss-Sheffield Steel and Iron Co. Said he was 14 years old, but it is doubtful. Carries two heavy pails of grease, and is often in danger of being run over by the coal cars. Lewis Wickes Hine LC-DIG-nclc-01099 www.loc.gov #American #History #Alabama

December 1910, Bessie Mine, Alabama. Shorpy Higginbotham, a "greaser" on the tipple at Bessie Mine, of the Sloss-Sheffield Steel and Iron Co. Said he was 14 years old, but it is doubtful. Carries two heavy pails of grease, and is often in danger of being run over by the coal cars. Lewis Wickes Hine LC-DIG-nclc-01099 www.loc.gov #American #History #Alabama

April 1913, Columbus, Georgia. Eagle and Phoenix Mill. "Dinner-toters" waiting for the gate to open. They go around in the mill, often help tend to the machines, which often run at noon, and so learn the work. A teacher told me the mothers expect the children to learn this way, long before they are of proper age. Lewis Wickes Hine LC-DIG-nclc-02825 http://www.loc.gov #American #History #Georgia

April 1913, Columbus, Georgia. Eagle and Phoenix Mill. "Dinner-toters" waiting for the gate to open. They go around in the mill, often help tend to the machines, which often run at noon, and so learn the work. A teacher told me the mothers expect the children to learn this way, long before they are of proper age. Lewis Wickes Hine LC-DIG-nclc-02825 http://www.loc.gov #American #History #Georgia

Circa between 1900 and 1916, Alaska. Group portrait of a woman and three men, crouched outside, smiling; one of the men is displaying a dish of panned gold. LC-DIG-ppmsc-01705 http://www.loc.gov #American #History #Alaska #GoldRush

Circa between 1900 and 1916, Alaska. Group portrait of a woman and three men, crouched outside, smiling; one of the men is displaying a dish of panned gold. LC-DIG-ppmsc-01705 http://www.loc.gov #American #History #Alaska #GoldRush

August 1908, Indiana. Glass works. Midnight. Lewis Wickes Hine LC-DIG-nclc-01151 http://www.loc.gov #American #History #Indiana

August 1908, Indiana. Glass works. Midnight. Lewis Wickes Hine LC-DIG-nclc-01151 http://www.loc.gov #American #History #Indiana

November 1908, Chester, South Carolina. N. W. Bigham--In mill 5 years. (Boy) Brown Morison--In mill 2-1/2 years. 13 years old. Doffs--75 cents a day. Eureka Cotton Mills. Lewis Wickes Hine LC-DIG-nclc-01461 www.loc.gov #American #History #SouthCarolina

November 1908, Chester, South Carolina. N. W. Bigham--In mill 5 years. (Boy) Brown Morison--In mill 2-1/2 years. 13 years old. Doffs--75 cents a day. Eureka Cotton Mills. Lewis Wickes Hine LC-DIG-nclc-01461 www.loc.gov #American #History #SouthCarolina

Circa 1939. Mrs. Watkins, FSA (Farm Security Administration) borrower, Coffee County, Alabama, has two milk cows. She sells eight to ten pounds of butter each week. Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration. LC-USF33-030315-M4 http://www.loc.gov #American #History #Alabama

Circa 1939. Mrs. Watkins, FSA (Farm Security Administration) borrower, Coffee County, Alabama, has two milk cows. She sells eight to ten pounds of butter each week. Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration. LC-USF33-030315-M4 http://www.loc.gov #American #History #Alabama

January 1917, Boston, Massachusetts. Margaret Reddington, 14 years old, powdering roses with blow pipe at Boston Floral Supply Co., 347-357 Cambridge Street. Said to be the only flower factory in Massachusetts. Lewis Wickes Hine LC-DIG-nclc-05158 http://www.loc.gov #American #History #Massachusetts

January 1917, Boston, Massachusetts. Margaret Reddington, 14 years old, powdering roses with blow pipe at Boston Floral Supply Co., 347-357 Cambridge Street. Said to be the only flower factory in Massachusetts. Lewis Wickes Hine LC-DIG-nclc-05158 http://www.loc.gov #American #History #Massachusetts

Circa between 1900 and 1930. Taking gold from Chatanika, sluice-box.

Circa between 1900 and 1930. Taking gold from Chatanika, sluice-box.

October 1908, Grafton, West Virginia. Harry and Sallie. Driver in Maryland Coal Co. Mine, near Sand Lick, Grafton, West Virginia. Was afraid to be photo'd because we might make him go to school. Probably 12 years old. Lewis Wickes Hine LC-DIG-nclc-01073 www.loc.gov #American #History #WestVirginia

October 1908, Grafton, West Virginia. Harry and Sallie. Driver in Maryland Coal Co. Mine, near Sand Lick, Grafton, West Virginia. Was afraid to be photo'd because we might make him go to school. Probably 12 years old. Lewis Wickes Hine LC-DIG-nclc-01073 www.loc.gov #American #History #WestVirginia

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