flickr-free-ic3d pan white

Brown McDowell 12 year old usher in Princess Theatre. Works from 10 A.M. tp 10 P.M. Can barely read; has reached the second grade in school only. Investigator reports little actual need for earnings. Location: Birmingham, Alabama. (LOC)

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

 

Brown McDowell 12 year old usher in Princess Theatre. Works from 10 A.M. tp 10 P.M. Can barely read; has reached the second grade in school only. Investigator reports little actual need for earnings. Location: Birmingham, Alabama.

 

1914 October.

 

1 photographic print.

 

Notes:

Title from NCLC caption card.

Attribution to Hine based on provenance.

In album: Street trades.

Hine no. 3793.

 

Subjects:

Boys.

Ushers.

Motion picture theaters.

Hours of labor.

Motion picture posters.

United States--Alabama--Birmingham.

 

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.03934

 

Call Number: LOT 7480, v. 3, no. 3793

  

40,420 views
54 faves
5 comments
Taken circa 1910