This boy has worked in Payne Cotton Mill, for 2 yrs...

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This boy has worked in Payne Cotton Mill, for 2 yrs Macon, Ga. Runs 4 sides and earns 52 cents a day. Overseer has hand on boy' s shoulder. He said this mill made 70% profit last year and excepts to make 100% this year. This is owned by Bibb Mfg. Co. Location: Macon, Georgia.

Part of the U.S. Library of Congress's Photographs from the records of the National Child Labor Committee (U.S.).

Hine, Lewis Wickes, 1874-1940, photographer
  • Glass negatives.
  • Photographic prints.
  • 1 photographic print.
  • Title from NCLC caption card.
  • Attribution to Hine based on provenance.
  • In album: Mills.
  • Hine no. 0538.

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