Child Labor

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Three young girls working as oyster shuckers. Port Royal, South Carolina, USA. 1909. Photograph by Lewis Hine. #history #historical #old #oldschool #oldpic #oldphoto #vintage #1900s #usa #southcarolina #portroyal #working #worker Art, Tok, Tik Tok
Three young girls working as oyster shuckers. Port Royal, South Carolina, USA. 1909. Photograph by Lewis Hine. #history #historical #old #oldschool #oldpic #oldphoto #vintage #1900s #usa #southcarolina #portroyal #working #worker
an old black and white photo of two children standing next to each other in front of a wall
Issac and Rosa. Slave children from New Orleans, 1863.
an old black and white photo of men selling food
Boy selling fish from a basket in Boston street market, October 1909.
a group of men standing next to each other on top of a wooden ladder in front of a building
A group of breaker boys at the Woodward Coal Mines in Kingston, Pennsylvania, pose for a photograph. Photograph taken in c. 1900. A breaker boy was a coal-mining worker whose job was to separate impurities from coal by hand in a coal breaker. Breaker boys were primarily children, and the practice of employing children for this job did not end until the early 1920s. Credit: rishicolors on Instagram historycolored.com #history #unitedstates #historycolored
Jewel and Harold Walker, 6 and 5 years old, pick 20 to 25 pounds of cotton a day. Father said: "I promised em a little wagon if they'd pick steady, and now they have half a bagful in just a little while." (Oklahoma, 1916. Photo and caption by Lewis W. Hine). Oklahoma, County, Child Labor, Harold, Walker, Wagon, Lewis, Geronimo
Jewel and Harold Walker, 6 and 5 years old, pick 20 to 25 pounds of cotton a day. Father said: "I promised em a little wagon if they'd pick steady, and now they have half a bagful in just a little while." (Oklahoma, 1916. Photo and caption by Lewis W. Hine).
an old black and white photo of a boy holding up some clothes on a line
Drying the pasta, Italy, 1929.
an old photo of a man and child standing in front of a building with their back to the camera
an old black and white photo shows men working in a factory, with the caption above it
black and white photograph of three boys standing in front of a wooden wall with buckets
a man standing in front of a brick wall with his hands on his hips wearing a suit and hat
A shoeshine boy named Tommy holds his shoeshine kit on a sidewalk, New York, 1890.
black and white photograph of three boys standing in front of a wooden wall with buckets
an old black and white photo of a man sitting in the back of a truck