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Edgar Kitchen, Child Labor 1916 Kentucky

Edgar Kitchen, age 13, worked on a dairy farm (Bingham Brothers Dairy) 10 hrs a day, seven days a week (but half a day on Saturday), fo $3.25/wk. In the mornings, he drove the dairy wagon. In the afternoons, he worked on the farm.

He thought he would work all year and not go back to school.

Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress, Hine, Lewis Wickes, photographer ... show more

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Photo taken at Bingham Brothers Dairy Bowling Green, Kentucky USA on
Edgar Kitchen, Child Labor 1916 Kentucky

Edgar Kitchen

Mini-biography
Born: 1903
Died: unknown
Also in this photo: Edgar Kitchen at 13 years old