30 Shocking Photos Of Child Labor Between 1908 And Date: February 1913 Location: Bluffton, South Carolina Rosie years old) was a regular oyster shucker. It was her second year working a the Varn & Platt Canning Co.
Carrying-In Boy: October Grafton, West Virginia. Glassworks carrying-in boy at lehr (annealing furnace), fifteen years old. Has worked for several years. Works nine hours. Day shift one week, night shift next week.
This picture goes along with the content from the unit on child labor in factories. This was a big problem deal during the Industrial Revolution because of the scary working conditions that children had to work under.
Workers in Enterprise Cotton Mill, Augusta, Ga. The wheels are kept running through noon hour (which is only 40 minutes) so employees may be tempted to put in part of this time at machine if they wish. 1909 - photo by Lewis Hine