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5 year old Helen and her stepsisters hulling strawberries, May 1910

Original Caption: 5 year old Helen and her stepsisters hulling strawberries at Johnson's Hulling Sta. Helen is an orphan, who, one month after the death of her widowed mother, was adopted by the Hope family of Seaford. This is her 2nd season at Johnson's Hulling Sta. On the day of investigation, she started working at 6 A.M., and at 6 P.M. the same day, Helen was still hulling strawberries. Seaford, Del, May 1910


U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 102-LH-1573


Photographer: Hine, Lewis



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Taken in May 1910