Furman Owens, 12 years old. Can’t read. Don’t know A, B, Cs. “Yes I want to learn but can’t when I work all the time.” Been in mills 4 years: 3 years in Olympia Mill, Columbia, S.C. and 1 year here.
Date: January 1909
Location: Augusta, Georgia
Photographer: Lewis Hine
Source: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, National Child Labor Committee Collection, LC-DIG-nclc-01650
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