Thursday, June 6, 2013

Lewis Hine

5 year old Helen and her stepsisters "hulling" strawberries at Johnson's Hulling Station,
 Seaford, Delaware. Helen is an orphan, who one month after death of her
 widowed mother, was adopted by the Hope family of Seaford, Del. 
This is her second season at Johnson's Hulling Station. 1910

 6 AM at Post Office Square. Truck load of tobacco workers bound for American Sumatra 
Tobacco Farm. They return about 7 PM.  Hartford, Connecticut, 1917

 Alberta McNadd on Chester Truitt's farm at Cannon, Delaware. Alberta is 5 years of age 
and has been picking berries since she was 3. 1910

 Alma Crosien, three-year-old daughter of Mrs. Cora Croslen, of Baltimore. Both work in the Barataria Canning Company. The mother said, "I'm learnin' her the trade." 1911

 Group of young cutters in Seacoast sardine factory, going for a swim Sunday morning. They all said they cut their fingers a good deal, "and then the salt makes 'em 'pickle-sores." 1911

 Luft family, farm near Sterling. Mother, 9 yr. old Amelia, and 12 yr. old Mary working 
while father hauls the beets to factory. Sterling, Colorado, 1915

 Mother and children hulling strawberries at Johnson's Hulling Station. Cyral (in baby cart) 
is 2 yrs. old this May and works steadily hulling berries. 1910
 New York tenement, 1910

 Nine of these children from 8 years old up go to school half a day, and shuck oysters 
for four hours before school and three hours after school on school days, 
and on Saturday from 4 A.M. to early afternoon. 1911

Three families is the rule in these shacks, one room above and one below, 
but sometimes four families crowd in. Maryland, 1909

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