new icn messageflickr-free-ic3d pan white
LC-DIG-nclc-01581 | by Children's Bureau Centennial
Back to photostream


Title: 488 Macon, Ga. Lewis W. Hine 1-19-1909. Bibb Mill No. 1 Many youngsters here. Some boys were so small they had to climb up on the spinning frame to mend the broken threads and put back the empty bobbins. Location: Macon, Georgia.

Creator(s): Hine, Lewis Wickes, 1874-1940, photographer

Date Created/Published: 1909 January 19.

Medium: 1 photographic print.

1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in.

Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-nclc-01581 (color digital file from b&w original print) LC-DIG-nclc-05394 (b&w digital file from original glass negative) LC-USZ62-23944 (b&w film copy negative) LC-USZ6-1222 (b&w film copy negative)

Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication.


Call Number: LOT 7479, v. 1, no. 0488 [P&P] LC-H5- 488

Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA


Title from NCLC caption card.

Attribution to Hine based on provenance.

In album: Mills.

Hine no. 0488.

Reproduction no. LC-USZ6-1222.

General information about the Lewis Hine child labor photos is available at



Textile mill workers.


Spinning machinery.

United States--Georgia--Macon.


Glass negatives.

Photographic prints.


National Child Labor Committee Collection

Part of: Photographs from the records of the National Child Labor Committee (U.S.)

Bookmark This Record:


Photo Credit: Library of Congress, LC-DIG-nclc-01581

5 faves
1 comment
Taken on February 4, 2003