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Three pickers going home from work...

Original Caption: Three pickers going home from work. Anne, 7 years old, and brother Vincent said 11. Vincent picked last summer. Inez, sister said 6 years old, "and picked last summer wid me mudder." Smallest one not quite large enough to get work. Father works in Parker Mills. Parker Mills, Mass., 09/13/1911


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U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 102-LH-2515


From:: Series: National Child Labor Committee Photographs taken by Lewis Hine, compiled ca. 1912 - ca. 1912, documenting the period 1908 - 1912


Created By:: Department of Commerce and Labor. Children's Bureau. (1912 - 1913)


Production Date: :09/13/1911


Photographer: Hine, Lewis Wickes


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Repository: Still Picture Records Section, Special Media Archives Services Division (NWCS-S), National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD, 20740-6001.


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Access Restrictions: Unrestricted

Use Restrictions: Unrestricted


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Taken on September 13, 1911