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This little girl like many others in this state is so small she has to stand on a box to reach her machine ...  Location: Loudon, Tennessee (LOC) | by The Library of Congress
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This little girl like many others in this state is so small she has to stand on a box to reach her machine ... Location: Loudon, Tennessee (LOC)

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

 

This little girl like many others in this state is so small she has to stand on a box to reach her machine. She is regularly employed as a knitter in London [i.e., Loudon?] Hosiery Mills. Said she did not know how long she had worked there. (See other photos and report.) Location: Loudon, Tennessee.

 

1910 December.

 

1 photographic print.

 

Notes:

Title from NCLC caption card.

Attribution to Hine based on provenance.

In album: Mills.

Hine no. 1883.

There is both a Loudon and a London, Tennessee. UMBC records similar photos as "Loudon," however.

 

Subjects:

Girls.

Textile mill workers.

Mills.

Hosiery industry.

Textile machinery.

United States--Tennessee--Loudon.

 

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.02003

 

Call Number: LOT 7479, v. 3, no. 1883

  

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Taken circa 1910