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Child Labor - Lewis Wickes Hine

Updated Sep 04, 2020
Daniel Pinna
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on Sep 10, 2012 12:54 PM
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This photo was taken by Lewis Wickes Hine, a professional photographer, who did a series focused on child labor. Mr. Hine utilized his camera for social reform, and was particularly instrumental in changing child labor laws. This image shows two very young children working a textile mill in New England, 1873.

Other Lewis Hine photography collections include steel-making machinery and workers, American Red Cross relief in Europe during WWI, the construction of the Empire State Building, and the Great Depression. Lewis W. Hine was born on September 27th 1874 in Oshkosh Wisconsin and died on November 3rd, 1940.
Date & Place: at Textile Mill in New England, United States of America

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