Photo provided courtesy of the United States Library of Congress.
Boys working in Bibb Cotton Mill No. 1, Macon, Ga....
Boys working in Bibb Cotton Mill No. 1, Macon, Ga. Smallest boy--Otto Sheldo--2 yrs. in mill. Next, Jack Bowman--4 yrs. in mill. Next, Clement Olford--5 years in mill gets .75 a day. Next, Lawnie Williams--8 years in mill, gets .65 a day. Next, Henny Potter--2 yrs in mill. Two boys on left hand end are country boys just beginning to work, get 50 cents a day Witness, S.R. Hine. Location: Macon, Georgia.
1 photographic print.
Title from NCLC caption card.
Attribution to Hine based on provenance.
In album: Mills.
Hine no. 0496.
Words "gets .75 a day," "gets .65 a day," and "work, get 50 cents a day" are underlined.
National Child Labor Committee Collection
Textile mill workers.
Photographs from the records of the National Child Labor Committee (U.S.)
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