Minnie Thomas, 9 years old, showing the average size of the sardine knife as large as this. Eastport, Me, August 1911

Original Caption: Minnie Thomas, 9 years old, showing the average size of the sardine knife as large as this. Minnie works regularly, mostly in the packing room, and when very busy works night. Cuts some, also cartons. She says she earns $2 some days packing. Eastport, Me, August 1911

 

U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 102-LH-2439

 

Photographer: Hine, Lewis

 

 

Subjects:

Child Labor

National Child Labor Committee

Working Conditions

Factory

 

 

Persistent URL: research.archives.gov/description/523456

 

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Taken in August 1911