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Victorian Era Chimney Sweeps: A glance into the children of the Victorian Era who had to sweep chimneys in order to gain a living. The layers of thin clothes and hats are all good pieces of inspiration. The messy faces describe having to sweep dust and smoke of the chimneys.

January Breaker boys in Breaker, Pennsylvania Coal Company mine at Hughestown Borough near Pittston. Smallest boy is Angelo Ross, 142 Panama Street, Hughestown Borough. Photograph by Lewis Wickes Hine.

I just couldn't stop looking at this picture. These are hard working women from a cotton mill in the year 1909.

The History Place - Child Labor in America Lewis Hine Photos - Faces of Lost Youth. Faces of Lost Youth: Adolescent girls from Bibb Mfg. in Macon, Georgia.

Date: March 1911 Location: Dunbar, Louisiana Rosy, an 8-year-old oyster shucker, worked all day from about 3:00 A.M. to about 5 P.M. at the Dunbar Cannery. According to Lewis, the baby in photo would learn to shuck as soon as she could handle the knife.

30 Shocking Photos Of Child Labor Between 1908 And 1916

Date: March 1911 Location: Dunbar, Louisiana Rosy, an oyster shucker, worked all day from about A. at the Dunbar Cannery. According to Lewis, the baby in photo would learn to shuck as soon as she could handle the knife.

Slovak children of coal miners 1900, by Lewis Hine

The Women Who Sang Their Way Out Of Jail

Starvation was vast during the Russian Revolution. These refugee children, their bellies distended from malnutrition, gave mute testimony in 1921 to the famine that killed as many as 6 million people.

Starving and Ragged Children During the Russian Famine

Described variously as ‘waifs and strays,’ ‘gutter trash,’ and even ‘sewage,’ these poor children in the 19th century had few options.   Dr Barnardo would photograph every child who came into his care for fundraising for his charity to help them

Described variously as ‘waifs and strays,’ ‘gutter trash,’ and even ‘sewage,’ these poor children in the century had few options. Dr Barnardo would photograph every child who came into his care for fundraising for his charity to help them

"Photos taken during noon hour, October 23rd, 1912, at the Loray Mills, Gastonia, N.C. They said they were working and went in to work. At night I counted over thirty children coming out when the whistle blew, and they seemed to be from ten to twelve years old. The Superintendent was much disturbed over the photos." Photograph and caption by Lewis Wickes Hine

Taken during noon hour, October at the Loray Mills, Gastonia, NC, USA “They said they were working and went in to work. At night I counted over 30 children coming out when the whistle.

Documentairenet Docu De (in)gekleurde geschiedenis 2: Kinderarbeid De ingekleurde geschiedenis 2 Kinderarbeid 12 Doffer Boys Georgia USA 1...

"Some doffer boys." These boys worked in a cotton mill, removing ("doffing") and replacing thread bobbins when they were empty. Photograph by Lewis Wickes Hine for the National Child Labor Commission. Some Doffer Boys: 1909

Child workers in the industrial revolution.

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

medical vintage photo

Vintage medical photo with Vincenz Czerny and Dr. Levi Cooper Lane in surgical amphitheater at Cooper Medical College by Stanford Medical History Center.

Resultado de imagem para Elizabeth Cochran

Nellie Bly (May 1864 – January was the pen name of American journalist Elizabeth Jane Cochrane. She was a ground-breaking reporter known for a record-breaking trip around the world in 72 days, in emulation of Jules Verne's fictional character Phileas Fogg

Evelyn McHale, de 23 anos, saltou do topo do famoso edifício Empire State e caiu sobre uma limusine que estava estacionada. A foto foi tirada em 1947 por Robert Wiles após ouvir um forte estrondo.

Lewis Thornton Powell (April 1844 – July also known as Lewis Paine or Payne, attempted unsuccessfully to assassinate United States Secretary of State William H. Seward, and was one of four people hanged for the Lincoln assassination conspiracy.

Dionne Quintuplets   I love this picture

Dionne Quintuplets born at their home in Canada, 1934 and exploited by the doctor who attended. Their lives were tragic and they were treated as zoo inmates. A truly sad story.

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