Young glass worker

6/23/1911

From 1907 to 1918, photographer Lewis Wickes Hine documented child labor across the country for the National Child Labor Committee. Hine took this image of Rob Kidd on June 23, 1911, in a glass factory in Alexandria, Virginia. The passage of the Fair Labor Standards Act in 1938 regulated minimum ages and hours for most working children in the United States.

National Archives, Records of the Children’s Bureau


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