9:00 P.M. Bridgeport, Conn. These boys 8 and 10 years...  family photo

9:00 P.M. Bridgeport, Conn. These boys 8 and 10 years...

9:00 P.M. Bridgeport, Conn. These boys 8 and 10 years old, had been pitching pennies all evening. After 9 P.M. I saw the little one going into saloons with a big bunch of papers and a pitiful tale. T ... show more

9:00 P.M. Bridgeport, Conn. These boys 8 and 10 years old, had been pitching pennies all evening. After 9 P.M. I saw the little one going into saloons with a big bunch of papers and a pitiful tale. The big brother of the boy told me the little one makes 50 cents some days between 3 and 9 or [...] Been selling 2 years. Location: Bridgeport, Connecticut.
1 photographic print.
  • Title from NCLC caption card.
  • Attribution to Hine based on provenance.
  • In album: Street trades.
  • Hine no. 0587.
  • National Child Labor Committee Collection
  • Boys.
  • Newspaper vendors.
  • Night work.
  • Wages.
  • Games.
  • United States--Connecticut--Bridgeport.
  • Glass negatives.
  • Photographic prints.
Photographs from the records of the National Child Labor Committee (U.S.)
Hine, Lewis Wickes, 1874-1940, photographer
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