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Manuel, the young shrimp-picker, five years old, and a mountain of child-labor oyster shells behind him. He worked last year. Understands not a word of English. Dunbar, Lopez, Dukate Company.  Location: Biloxi, Mississippi. (LOC) | by The Library of Congress
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Manuel, the young shrimp-picker, five years old, and a mountain of child-labor oyster shells behind him. He worked last year. Understands not a word of English. Dunbar, Lopez, Dukate Company. Location: Biloxi, Mississippi. (LOC)

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

 

Manuel, the young shrimp-picker, five years old, and a mountain of child-labor oyster shells behind him. He worked last year. Understands not a word of English. Dunbar, Lopez, Dukate Company. Location: Biloxi, Mississippi.

 

1911 February.

 

1 photographic print.

 

Notes:

Title from NCLC caption card.

Attribution to Hine based on provenance.

In album: Canneries.

Hine no. 1984.

Reproduction no. LC-USZ6-1306.

 

Subjects:

Boys.

Child laborers.

Immigrants.

Shrimp industry.

Shells.

United States--Mississippi--Biloxi.

 

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.00828

 

Call Number: LOT 7476, no. 1984

  

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