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Eagle and Phoenix Mill. "Dinner-toters" waiting for the gate to open. ... Location: Columbus, Georgia (LOC)

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

 

Eagle and Phoenix Mill. "Dinner-toters" waiting for the gate to open. This is carried on more in Columbus than in any other city I know, and by smaller children. (See photos.) Many of them are paid by the week for doing it, and carry, sometimes ten or more a day. 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. (See also Vaughn's [?] Georgia Report, April, 1913.) Location: Columbus, Georgia.

 

1913 April.

 

1 photographic print.

 

Notes:

Title from NCLC caption card.

Attribution to Hine based on provenance.

In album: Mills.

Hine no. 3444.

 

Subjects:

Boys.

Food.

Delivering.

Baskets.

United States--Georgia--Columbus.

 

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, 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.02825

 

Call Number: LOT 7479, v. 6, no. 3444

  

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