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Charlie Foster has a steady job in the Merrimack Mills. School Record says he is now ten years old. His father told me that he could not read, and still he is putting him into the mill. See Hine report. Location: Huntsville, Alabama. (LOC)

Hine, Lewis Wickes,, 1874-1940,, photographer.

 

Charlie Foster has a steady job in the Merrimack Mills. School Record says he is now ten years old. His father told me that he could not read, and still he is putting him into the mill. See Hine report. Location: Huntsville, Alabama.

 

1913 December.

 

1 photographic print.

 

Notes:

Title from NCLC caption card.

Attribution to Hine based on provenance.

In album: Mills.

Hine no. 3718.

 

Subjects:

Boys.

Textile mill workers.

Cotton industry.

United States--Alabama--Huntsville.

 

Format: Photographic prints.

 

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

 

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

 

Part Of: Photographs from the records of the National Child Labor Committee (U.S.) 2004667950

 

General information about the Lewis Hine child labor photos is available at hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.nclc

 

Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/nclc.02890

 

Call Number: LOT 7479, v. 6, no. 3718

  

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Taken circa 1910