Pin boys in Les Miserables Alleys ... Location: Lowell, Massachusetts (LOC)

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


Pin boys in Les Miserables Alleys, Frank Jarose, 7 Fayette St., Mellens Court, said 11 years old, made $3.72 last week. Joseph Philip, 5 Wall St., said 11 years old, and works until midnight every week night; said he made $2.25 last week and $1.75 the week before. Willie Payton, 196 Fayette St., said 11 years old, made over $2 last week, works there every night until midnight. Location: Lowell, Massachusetts.


1911 October.


1 photographic print.



Title from NCLC caption card.

Attribution to Hine based on provenance.

In album: Miscellaneous.

Hine no. 2603.



Pin boys.

Bowling alleys.

United States--Massachusetts--Lowell.


Format: Photographic prints.

Glass negatives.


Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.


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


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


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Call Number: LOT 7483, v. 2, no. 2603


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Taken circa 1910