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Essential Lens: Analyzing Photographs Across the Curriculum

Immigration, Urbanization, and Identity: The Progressive Era City #3034

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Date: January 1911
Location: South Pittston, Pennsylvania
Photographer: Lewis Hine
Source: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, National Child Labor Committee Collection, LC-DIG-nclc-01127

Caption

View of the Ewen Breaker of the Pa. Coal Co. The dust was so dense at times as to obscure the view. This dust penetrated the utmost recesses of the boy’s lungs. A kind of slave-driver sometimes stands over the boys, prodding or kicking them into obedience.

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

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