Five Year Old Shrimp Picker Biloxi, Mississippi by Lewis Wickes Hine - after a day's work that began at she was tired and refusing to be photographed. It was very hard on the fingers. Her mother said, "Oh, she's ugly.
Britain's child slaves: They started at lived off acorns and had nails put through their ears for shoddy work. - Childhood and Child Labour in The British Industrial Revolution by Professor Jane Humphries
African slaves were very expensive Sterling). Irish slaves were cheap (no more than 5 Sterling) and most often were either kidnapped from Ireland, or forcibly removed. They could be worked to death, whipped or branded without it being a crime. Many ti
"Sherlock Holmes used a rabble of "dirty and ragged little street-Arabs" for his unofficial information and errand force, the Baker Street Irregulars." - (HHH -- “Street Arabs” (the Victorian Term Used for Homeless/Poor London Children) Spitalfields
Spitalfields Nippers: Annie, seven, and one-year-old Nellie, sit sad and hungry on sacking outside their house in Spitalfields. They were among ten children born to single mother Annie Daniels. Five of their siblings died in childhood
1911 Group of sweepers and doffers in the filling spinning room of Glenallen Mill. The boys were smuggled out of the back window during hours by second hand. All work. Smallest boy is Francis Pagnette.