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

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 ... show more

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.
1 photographic print.
  • Title from NCLC caption card.
  • Attribution to Hine based on provenance.
  • In album: Mills.
  • Hine no. 0538.
  • National Child Labor Committee Collection
  • Boys.
  • Men.
  • Supervisors.
  • Textile mill workers.
  • Cotton industry.
  • United States--Georgia--Macon.
  • Glass negatives.
  • Photographic prints.
Photographs from the records of the National Child Labor Committee (U.S.)
Hine, Lewis Wickes, 1874-1940, photographer
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