Four-year-old Mary, who shucks two pots of oysters a day at Dunbar. Tends the baby when not working ... Location: Dunbar, Louisiana (LOC)
Hine, Lewis Wickes,, 1874-1940,, photographer.
Four-year-old Mary, who shucks two pots of oysters a day at Dunbar. Tends the baby when not working. (See photo 2062). The boss said that next year Mary will work steady as the rest of them. The mother is the fastest shucker in the place. Earns $1.50 a day. Works part of the time with her sick baby in her arms. Father works on the dock. Location: Dunbar, Louisiana.
1 photographic print.
Title from NCLC caption card.
Attribution to Hine based on provenance.
In album: Canneries.
Hine no. 2059.
Children & adults.
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.00918
Call Number: LOT 7476, no. 2059