16 December 2007

Child labor - Lewis W Hine collection online

TITLE: Toting wood - Scavenger. Location: Fall River, Massachusetts / Lewis W. Hine.
CREATOR: Hine, Lewis Wickes, 1874-1940, photographer.
Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, National Child Labor Committee Collection, [reproduction number, LC-DIG-nclc-05048]

Lewis W Hine was employed by the National Child Labor Committee (NCLC) and documented working and living conditions of children in USA between 1908 and 1924. Go and have a look at this remarkable collection that consist of more than 5,100 photographic prints and 355 glass negatives, given to the Library of Congress.

For more pictures by this great photographer, see George Eastman House Still Photograph Archive with 105 Selected Images.

No comments: