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)

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    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

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    1. kotraport 20 months ago | reply

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

    2. Zinaida Beaumont (a bit late on comments) 20 months ago | reply

      Sad but that money was needed at home

    3. CreativKraft 19 months ago | reply

      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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