Group in School #1, Buffalo, N.Y. (from left to right):...  family photo

Group in School #1, Buffalo, N.Y. (from left to right):...

Group in School #1, Buffalo, N.Y. (from left to right): 1) Angeline Cortesi, 195 Trenton Ave., 13 years old last summer. Worked in factory at Hamburg, made 50 cents a day. Entered November 20th, and ... show more

Group in School #1, Buffalo, N.Y. (from left to right): 1) Angeline Cortesi, 195 Trenton Ave., 13 years old last summer. Worked in factory at Hamburg, made 50 cents a day. Entered November 20th, and is doing excellent work. 2) Frances Pringvalli, 110 Georgia St., 12 years old last summer. Worked in Cherry Creek Canning Factory, husking corn. Entered school October 12th. 3) Minnie Leffero, 116 Georgia St., 10 years old last summer. Worked on corn and beans in sheds of Albion Canning Factory. Entered this school January 10th, from St. Anthony School. 4) Lena Ballanca, 209 7th St., 11 years old last summer. Went to Canada and helped mother shell peas and snip beans. Lost about 56 days of school. Was good last year but not so good this year. 5) Rose Capenti, 203 7th St., 13 years old last summer. A cannery worker. Entered school November 2d. 6) Anna Barone, 114 Trenton Ave., 9 years old last summer. Worked at home stringing beans for Cherry Creek Factory. 7) Charles Gullo, 115 Wilkinson St., 9 years old last summer. Worked Albion Factory made about $2.50 a week. Lost 7 weeks school time. Location: Buffalo, New York (State)
1 photographic print.
  • Title from NCLC caption card.
  • Attribution to Hine based on provenance.
  • In album: Canneries.
  • Hine no. 1334.
  • National Child Labor Committee Collection
  • Children.
  • Child laborers.
  • Food industry.
  • Hours of labor.
  • School attendance.
  • Wages.
  • United States--New York (State)--Buffalo.
  • Photographic prints
Photographs from the records of the National Child Labor Committee (U.S.)
Hine, Lewis Wickes, 1874-1940, photographer
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