One hundred years ago, there were no federal laws protecting children who, by necessity, or choice, worked in the factories, fields, and streets of America. Concerned adults formed The National Child Labor Committee to investigate working conditions and to legislate for change. They hired Lewis Wickes Hine as an investigative photographer. Hine worked for 16 years photographing child laborers.
In free verse, I have imagined the stories behind the photographs.
Library Call Number: 250.5-8
Total Online Views: 3839
Total Mobile Checkouts: 3
All uses of the Content are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike (“CC BY-NC-SA”) license (as fully described here). Please email us for permission before using any images.