B. F. Howell farm, Tobacco Production

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Tobacco production on the B.F. Howell farm. Most of the family is involved: Mr Howell, his 8 and 10-year old boys who "tie up waste," his 12-year old boy, and his 14-year old girl (not in photo) who are regular strippers.

The children didn't attend school regularly as they were needed at the farm. (The photo was taken during school hours.)

Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress, Hine, Lewis Wickes, photographer
at Howell Farm, Bowling Green, Kentucky USA

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