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Essential Lens: Analyzing Photographs Across the Curriculum

Immigration, Urbanization, and Identity: The Progressive Era City #3006

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Date: March 1912
Location: New York, New York
Photographer: Lewis Hine
Source: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, National Child Labor Committee Collection, LC-­DIG-­nclc-­04216

Caption

Making dresses for Campbell Kid Dolls in a dirty tenement room, 59 Thompson St., N.Y., 4th floor, front—Romana family. The little boys, 5 and 7 years old, help to break the threads, the older boy, about 12 years old, operates the machine [when] the mother is not using it.

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Produced by Oregon Public Broadcasting. © 2015
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  • ISBN: 1-57680-905-6

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