Interior of tobacco shed, Hawthorn Farm. Girls in foreground are 8, 9, and 10 years old. The 10 yr. old makes 50 cents a day. 12 workers on this farm are 8 to 14 years old, and about 15 are over 15 yrs. Location: Hazardville, Connecticut. (LOC)

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

 

Interior of tobacco shed, Hawthorn Farm. Girls in foreground are 8, 9, and 10 years old. The 10 yr. old makes 50 cents a day. 12 workers on this farm are 8 to 14 years old, and about 15 are over 15 yrs. Location: Hazardville, Connecticut.

 

1917 August 9.

 

1 photographic print.

 

Notes:

Title from NCLC caption card.

In album: Agriculture.

Hine no. 4907.

 

Subjects:

Girls.

Agricultural laborers.

Tobacco industry.

Harvesting.

Sheds.

United States--Connecticut--Hazardville.

 

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.00736

 

Call Number: LOT 7475, v. 3, no. 4907

 

 

  • Notoryczna 3y

    When I was 6 years I worked at my grandmother's tobacco farm completely free :) I remember the hours of threading the leaves ...
  • Zinaida Beaumont PRO 3y

    Sad but that money was needed at home
  • Frank D. 3y

    So let us provide that every child can be "child", can play, go to school, develop it´s talents and creativity, ... F.e. by buying Fairtrade-products, donating, giving support and help for selfhelp to poor families in so-called 3rd world contries. Change your consuming attitudes and think about, if you really "need" a smartphone ... !
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