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Family of Louis Rizzo, a laborer who works some. The wife and four children (none could speak English at all) work on feathers and make about $3.00 a week. Been in U.S. five months. Do not go to school yet. Through an interpreter they said Peter is 15, Jimmie 14, Carbo 9 and John 7 years old; but those seemed to me too high. They were working in a very dim light. Location: New York, New York (State)

By photographer. 1874-1940 Lewis Wickes Hine


Title from NCLC caption card.Attribution to Hine based on provenance.In album: Tenement homework.Hine no. 2688

Topics: Families., Laborers., Tenement houses., Home labor., School attendance., Feathers.
Year: 1911
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