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Lewis Hine: 7-year old Rosie, oyster shucker, Bluffton, South Carolina, 1913

7-year old Rosie. Regular oyster shucker. Her second year at it. Illiterate. Works all day. Shucks only a few pots a day. (Showing process) Varn & Platt Canning Co. Location: Bluffton, South Carolina. Photograph by Lewis Wickes Hine, February 1913.

 

From the National Child Labor Committee Collection at the Library of Congress

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[PD] This picture is in the public domain.

 

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Taken in September 1913