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

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    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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    1. Nika Fadul 79 months ago | reply

      amaizng tones and "texture"

    2. Cryptia. [deleted] 79 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Food photography in Black & White, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

      Amazing photo... and so sad...

    3. grandpanormsc 59 months ago | reply

      this truly sad,I grew up near there,and am apalled at the thought of the type of lives these children must have had. Shucking is hard,hard work for an adult,let alone a child

    4. Le Fabuleux Destin d'Amélie 59 months ago | reply

      this is amazing. stunning image!
      Thanks for posting these, and about Lewis Hine and his work.

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