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Picking nuts in dirty basement, December 1911 | by The U.S. National Archives
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Picking nuts in dirty basement, December 1911

Original Caption: Picking nuts in dirty basement. The dirtiest imaginable children were pawing over the nuts eating lunch on the tabel, etc. Mother had a cold and blew her nose frequently (without washing her hands) and the dirty handkerchiefs reposed comfortably on table close to the nuts and nut meats. The father picks now. New York City, December 1911


U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 102-LH-2704


Photographer: Hine, Lewis




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