Photo Details

S. Russell, 33 E. 22nd St. Newsboy, 12 years of age. Selling newspapers 2 years. Average earnings 20 cents daily. Selling newspapers own choice. Father earns $18 weekly. Boy deposits earnings in du Pont Savings Bank, and on Saturday night works for Reynold's candy shop, delivering packages. Don't smoke. Visits saloons. Works 5 hours daily, except Saturday, when he works 11. Location: Wilmington, Delaware.

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
  • Photographic prints.
  • 1 photographic print.
  • Title from NCLC caption card.
  • Attribution to Hine based on provenance.
  • In album: Street trades.
  • Hine no. 1511.


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