On right hand end is Marie Colbeck, 8 years old, who shucks 6 or 7 pots of oysters a day (30 or 35 cents) at Alabama Canning Factory, February 1911

Original Caption: On right hand end is Marie Colbeck, 8 years old, who shucks 6 or 7 pots of oysters a day (30 or 35 [cents]) at Alabama Canning Factory. At left end is Johnnie Schraker, 8 years old, who earns 45 [cents] a day. Been schucking for 3 years. Bayou La Batre, Ala, February 1911

 

U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 102-LH-1986

 

Photographer: Hine, Lewis

 

 

Subjects:

Child Labor

National Child Labor Committee

Working Conditions

Factory

 

 

Persistent URL: research.archives.gov/description/523396

 

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Taken in February 1911