Children at work, 1910’s
Pictures of kids during the period when they had to spend their youth at work, because after the Civil War an industrial expansion took place and countries were not able to find workers. Young people had to make money by themselves and feed their families.
A Bowery bootblack in New York City
Small children had to climb up on to the spinning frame to do the job Bibb Mill No. 1. Macon, Georgia
Picking shade-grown tobacco on Hackett Farm. Buckland, Connecticut
Sellers of newspapers at Skeeter’s Branch, smoking cigarettes, St. Louis, Missouri. 1910
Boys going home after their workday at Monougal Glass Works. Fairmont, West Virginia
The Factory in an Indiana Glass Works.
Newspaper Seller. St. Louis, Missouri
Boys after workday. Washington, D.C.
Young workers at the Pennsylvania Coal Co. South Pittston, Pennsylvania