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Lewis Hine, National Child Labor Committee Photographs

National Child Labor Committee Photographs taken by Lewis Hine, ca. 1912 - ca. 1912.

https://catalog.archives.gov/id/523064

This series has been digitized and is now fully available online. [ It is part of the National Child Labor Committee Collection. ]

The photographs were taken by photographer Lewis Hine from 1908 to 1912 for the National Child Labor Committee (NCLC) The NCLC was founded in 1904 and chartered by Congress in 1907. Shortly after its founding in 1912, the Children's Bureau received the photographic prints from the National Child Labor Committee.

COLLECTION: Mills. Child labor at cotton mills and other kinds of manufacturing in the United States. National Child Labor Committee Collection. Photographs taken by Lewis Hine. Created/Published 1908-1924. Library of Congress. https://www.loc.gov/item/2004674304/

  • Accident to young cotton mill worker. Giles Edmund Newsom (Photo October 23rd, 1912), while working in Sanders Spinning Mill, Bessemer City, N.C., August 21st, 1912.. https://www.loc.gov/resource/nclc.02655/

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