Document for September 20th:
"Young pickers on Swift’s Bog. All working. Falmouth, Mass., 09/20/1911"
Taken by investigative photographer Lewis Hine on September 20, 1911, this photograph is one of a series of black-and-white prints given to the Children’s Bureau by the National Child Labor Committee. The almost five hundred photographs represent a fraction of the approximately 5,000 photographs Hine took for the committee to document working and living conditions for children.
More Lewis Hine Photos in Picturing the Century
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