Interior of tobacco shed, Hawthorn Farm. by The Library of Congress on Flickr.
Ah, child labor. Another thing eliminated by the ominous hand of government regulation.
I bet “job creators” were really ticked off about that back then.
Hine, Lewis Wickes„ 1874-1940„ photographer.
Interior of tobacco shed, Hawthorn Farm. Girls in foreground are 8, 9, and 10 years old. The 10 yr. old makes 50 cents a day. 12 workers on this farm are 8 to 14 years old, and about 15 are over 15 yrs.
1917 August 9.
1 photographic print.
Title from NCLC caption card.
In album: Agriculture.
Hine no. 4907.
Format: Photographic prints.
Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.
Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
Part Of: Photographs from the records of the National Child Labor Committee (U.S.) 2004667950
General information about the Lewis Hine child labor photos is available at hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.nclc
Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/nclc.00736
Call Number: LOT 7475, v. 3, no. 4907