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Every one of these children works in Hosiery Mills. The smallest girl in the middle said, "I ravels and picks up." Small boy in another mill said, " Over in Mill they work em so little they have to stand em up on boxes to reach." These children were well dressed for workers. Location: Cleveland, Tennessee.

By photographer. 1874-1940 Lewis Wickes Hine


Title from NCLC caption card.Attribution to Hine based on provenance.In album: Mills.Hine no. 1875

Topics: Girls., Boys., Textile mill workers., Hosiery industry.
Year: 1910
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