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5 year old Helen and her stepsisters "hulling" strawberries at Johnson's Hulling Station, Seaford, Del. Helen is an orphan, who one month after death of her widowed mother, was adopted by the Hope family of Seaford, Del. This is her 2d season at Johnson's Hulling Station. On the day of the investigation she started working at 6 A.M. and at 6 P.M. the same day Helen was still hulling strawberries. Location: Seaford, Delaware.

By photographer. 1874-1940 Lewis Wickes Hine


Title from NCLC caption card.Attribution to Hine based on provenance.In album: Canneries.Hine no. 1573

Topics: Girls., Child laborers., Orphans., Food industry., Hours of labor., Strawberries.
Year: 1910
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