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.
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.
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
"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
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
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
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.