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Francis Manning, 406 Main St., Palmer Mass. Said he was...

Francis Manning, 406 Main St., Palmer Mass. Said he was 11 years old and "helps" Arthur Phaneuf in Palmer Carpet Factory during vacation. "I take off the cobs and put on empty spools. I do it just to ... show more

Francis Manning, 406 Main St., Palmer Mass. Said he was 11 years old and "helps" Arthur Phaneuf in Palmer Carpet Factory during vacation. "I take off the cobs and put on empty spools. I do it just to learn. No pay." Arthur and others said he "helped." His father clerks in the hotel. Location: Palmer, Massachusetts.
1 photographic print.
  • Title from NCLC caption card.
  • Attribution to Hine based on provenance.
  • In album: Miscellaneous.
  • Hine no. 2353.
  • National Child Labor Committee Collection
  • Boys.
  • Child laborers.
  • United States--Massachusetts--Palmer.
  • Photographic prints.
Photographs from the records of the National Child Labor Committee (U.S.)
Hine, Lewis Wickes, 1874-1940, photographer
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