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Women and child doing needlework in tenement Photograph by Lewis

Women and child doing needlework in tenement Photograph by Lewis

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Women, Children Do Needlepoint

Women and child doing needlework in tenement. Photograph by Lewis Hine ca. 1900.

Two women and a young girl do needlework in a tenement apartment.

Vintage Photos: Lewis Hine - Tenement Workers Crocheting caps. Upper East Side, New York, 1912

A common scene in the tenements. Father sits around. "Sometime I make $9, $10 a week on the railroad; sometime nottin'." Helen, 5 years old, and Adeline, ...

Tenement Residents Making Clothes : News Photo

"Making dresses for Campbell Kid Dolls in a dirty tenement room, 59 Thompson Street, New York, 4th floor front. Romana family. The older boy, about 12 years ...

Lewis W. Hine. Tenement Family, Chicago. 1910

We've scoured the web so you don't have to. Images ranging from adorable to heart-breaking, all poignant if not beautiful.

This mother, 10-year old son and 12-year-old daughter are living in a tiny one room. They make between $1 and $2 a week finishing garments.

My caption: Yetta Finkelstein, Sylvia (left), 7 years old; & Bessie, 14 years old. New York City, January 1908. Photo by Lewis Hine.

Sewing tapes on gloves. Photo: Library of Congress Digital ID cph 3a26906

Lewis Hine 'Family of Mrs Mette making flowers in a very dirty tenement' New

New York City Tenement, 1910. Photo by Lewis Hine.

/Na New York City Tenement Family. Photograph

Hine Child Labor 1910 Nyoung Garment Workers Sewing Piecework In A Tenement Apartment In New York

It's About Time: Labor Day - Women & children working at home in early 1900s America by Photographer Lewis Wickes Hine 1874-1940

Mother and Children in Tenement Apartment, Portrait, New York City, USA, 1910

Bath in Laundry Tub in Tenement Kitchen, 1908, by Lewis Wickes Hine | by Photo Tractatus

A mother and daughter making embroidery in a tenement

Massachusetts Vintage Photography | Vintage Photos: Lewis Hine - Tenement Workers

"Tenement homework. Pictures taken in connection with investigation (see report TE-NY-39)." Photo by Lewis Wickes Hine.

The Cuba review. Cuba -- Periodicals. THE CUBA REVIEW. 19.

Immigrant women sewing, for income. "The Wreck of Home: How Women's Apparel is Fashioned in the Tenements.

Sewing tapes on Gloves piecework in tenement apartment - Stock Image

Child labor, Widow & boy rolling papers for cigarettes in a dirty tenement, New

A mother and her two children finishing garments in

Jewish Family Making Garters LC-DIG-nclc-04274 Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

Home Work : News Photo

Lewis Hine Tenement Child

Home Work Garmet Factory

A woman in a tenement in New York's Lower East Side

Making hair-brushes. Hausner family. The mother had a sore throat and wore a great rag rapped around it, but she took it off for the photo.

Doing tags on steps of house near Dennison factory on Vale Street,

An immigrant family making men's trousers in their New York City

Italian boy holding a bundle of cloth, New York City, around 1910. Photographer: Lewis Hine.

(clockwise from top left) Mrs. Palontona and her 13-year-old daughter, Michaeline, working on “Pillow-lace” in dirty kitchen of their tenement home at 213 ...

Back (left to right): my great-grandparents, Esther Mayo and Hyman Mayo, and Sophie Confino, my great-great grandmother. She frequently shopped on Orchard ...

Family Making Garters : News Photo

Family works making flowers in their tenement apartment - Stock Image

Deaf-mute girls sewing and darning in a training school in Sulphur, Oklahoma.

Mrs. A.L.A. She & her 3 children - 11, 9, & 6 yrs old work at flower making, 1915

Tenement hallway, ages, 14 mo., 2, 5, and 7 years

Jennie Rizzandi, 9 year old girl, helping mother and father finish garments in a dilapidated tenement. New York, New York, 1913

Woman Standing in front of Tenement Building, New York City, USA, circa 1905

Young woman sitting on tenement window ledge in the Bronx, New York USA 1945 -

America and Lewis Hine: Photographs 1904-40: Naomi & Alan Trachtenberg Rosenblum, Profusely illustrated: Amazon.com: Books

Another set of Lewis Hine pictures of tenement workers.

Family Doing Piecework : News Photo

Group of Women Working in Sweatshop, New York City, New York, USA,

Mrs. Larocca making willow plumes in an unlicensed tenement, New York, 1912

Family of Onofrio Cottone, 7 Extra Place, New York, finishing garments in a terribly run down tenement, 1913

Mary Mauro & family, New York, NY, December 1911. Photo by Lewis

Jacob August Riis, "Knee-pants" at forty five cents a dozen—

Mother and children filling chocolate cigarettes, New York City, around 1911. Photographer: Lewis ...

America and Lewis Hine: Photographs 1904-40: Naomi & Alan Trachtenberg Rosenblum, Profusely illustrated: Amazon.com: Books

Whole family rolling cigarettes, the mother licking the papers as she worked, New York City, December, 1912. (Lewis Hine/Library of Congress)

Rear view of tenement, 134 1/2 Thompson Street, New York City.

Children who do clothing piecework for a living sew outdoors on the roof of their city

Annie Maier (or Meyer) making Campbell-kids' pinafores in her basement home's kitchen at 71 E. 108 Street. She was reported to have tuberculosis, ...

Joys and Sorrows: Lewis Hine at Ellis Island

50 Famous Photos That Changed Our World · What Immigrant Life Looked Like In Early 20th Century America

Woman, two boys, and two girls sitting at a table, making artificial flowers, New York City, photograph by Lewis Wickes Hine, March, 1922

Photograph courtesy Janet Malcolm

It's About Time: Labor Day - Women & children working at home in early 1900s America by Photographer Lewis Wickes Hine 1874-1940

Family of Onofrio Cottone, 7 Extra Place, New York, finishing garments in a terribly run down tenement, 1913

Jacob Riis, Necktie workshop in Division Street tenement, 1889

Explosive Riots That Changed The Course Of American History

children in factories

Featuring the original photo captions by Lewis W. Hine

Tenement Sweatshops. Women finishing pants, New York City, around 1900

Women carrying loads of finishing work to and from home around New York City, February, 1912. (Lewis Hine/Library of Congress)

"A Girl and Her Sick Father, New York Tenement" by Lewis Hine. Photo courtesy the New York Public Library.

Mrs. Tony Racioppo, 260 Elizabeth St., 1st floor rear, finishing pants

Breaker Boys: How a Photograph Helped End Child Labor (Captured History)

His series on child labor helped build support for more regulation. Cities were also trying to combat outbreaks of infectious disease in ...

A group of Slavic immigrants register many shades of emotion. The baby salutes his new. by Lewis Hine

Stock Photo: Sinclair Lewis, 1885-1951, the first American awarded the Nobel

The girl is cracking nuts with her teeth, not an uncommon sight. Mr. Rena works on dock, New York City, December, 1911. (Lewis Hine/Library of Congress)

His photos emphasize the relatability of his subjects, whether they're front-facing portraits or grouped family photos, whether they're dealing with the ...

Cottage Street hovels down by the river in Easthampton, Mass., in which a

Allethenia Fisk Farrar, 1834-1835, portrayed at her sewing, wearing, and

Hine Home Industry 1912 Na Woman Putting Bristles Into Toothbrushes In The Kitchen Of Her Tenement Home In Leeds Massachusetts Photograph By Lewis Hine ...

Left - A Jewish family and neighbors working until late at night sewing garters. This happens several nights a week when there is plenty of work.

Late at night, sewing tapes on gloves. The boy helps. Family of five

0167524 Granger - Historical Picture ArchiveHINE: HOME INDUSTRY, 1912. A woman and children .

Boy Working In Sweatshop

Jacob Riis: An English Coal-Heaver's Home

Stock Photo: Women sewing American Flags at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, c. 1916

Amazon.com: Lewis Hine (9781935202769): Alison Nordström, Elizabeth McCausland, Lewis Hine: Books

Jacob Riis: Three Urchins Huddling for Warmth in Window Well on NY's Lower East Side

... 1883|Cover illustration for Harper's Weekly (July 28, 1883): 465 (title page)|wood engraving|Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Collections

Women, Children Do Needlepoint

Women and child doing needlework in tenement. Photograph by Lewis Hine ca. 1900.

Two women and a young girl do needlework in a tenement apartment.

Vintage Photos: Lewis Hine - Tenement Workers Crocheting caps. Upper East Side, New York, 1912

A common scene in the tenements. Father sits around. "Sometime I make $9, $10 a week on the railroad; sometime nottin'." Helen, 5 years old, and Adeline, ...

Sewing work at home (1900-1937) Or me teaching high school drama students to sew.

It's About Time: Labor Day - Women & children working at home in early 1900s America by Photographer Lewis Wickes Hine 1874-1940

Sewing tapes on gloves. Photo: Library of Congress Digital ID cph 3a26906

"Making dresses for Campbell Kid Dolls in a dirty tenement room, 59 Thompson Street, New York, 4th floor front. Romana family. The older boy, about 12 years ...

This mother, 10-year old son and 12-year-old daughter are living in a tiny one room. They make between $1 and $2 a week finishing garments.

Italian family in Chicago tenement, c.1910; NYPL Digital Gallery

My caption: Yetta Finkelstein, Sylvia (left), 7 years old; & Bessie, 14 years old. New York City, January 1908. Photo by Lewis Hine.

New York City Tenement, 1910. Photo by Lewis Hine.

Lewis W. Hine. Tenement Family, Chicago. 1910

Hine Child Labor 1910 Nyoung Garment Workers Sewing Piecework In A Tenement Apartment In New York

woman nineteenth century, the old sewing machine

A woman in a tenement in New York's Lower East Side

A mother and daughter making embroidery in a tenement

Widow & boy rolling papers for cigarettes in a N.Y. tenement. Location: New York, New York 1909

We've scoured the web so you don't have to. Images ranging from adorable to heart-breaking, all poignant if not beautiful.

Lewis Hine 'Family of Mrs Mette making flowers in a very dirty tenement' New

Making embroidery. Upper East Side, N.Y. City. Photo: Library of Congress Digital ID cph 3b03538

Bath in Laundry Tub in Tenement Kitchen, 1908, by Lewis Wickes Hine | by Photo Tractatus

Labor Day - Women & children working at home in early 1900s America by Photographer Lewis Wickes Hine 1874-1940. "Basso family, making roses in dirty poorly ...

Vintage Photos: Lewis Hine - Tenement Workers

Two women seated with several children within a residential tenement. Located on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, during America's Gilded Age, c.1890.

Black and white image depicts a woman and four children standing in a tenement hallway.

New York Tenement Slums | Inside the Old Law Tenements 2

Old photos of Italian familis | This must be an old-law tenement; the apartments in these buildings .

Massachusetts Vintage Photography | Vintage Photos: Lewis Hine - Tenement Workers

Black and white portrait of a woman and three children taken inside a tenement apartment.

Child labor, Widow & boy rolling papers for cigarettes in a dirty tenement, New

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Boy And Girl Working With Lace

TENEMENT LIFE: P. Group in tenement hallway. Ages, 14 months, and 7 years. Mother in shop sewing. Father out of work, bartender.

Immigrant women sewing, for income. "The Wreck of Home: How Women's Apparel is Fashioned in the Tenements.

A Jewish family works on garters in the kitchen of a New York City tenement home. Photo by Lewis Wickes Hine, November,

In our small town, only 75% have graduated high school, only 13%

A mother and her two children finishing garments in

Lewis Hine Tenement Child

Lucy Libertine and family, picking nuts in the basement tenement, New York" Lewis Hine

It's About Time: Labor Day - Women & children working at home in early 1900s America by Photographer Lewis Wickes Hine 1874-1940

Here's another set of Lewis Hine's photos of mill workers - mostly of child laborers. The superintendent and one of the spinners, Cata.

1913 - A. Jennie Rizzandi, 9 year old girl, helping mother and father finish garments in a dilapidated tenement, 5 Extra Pl." [Photo by Lewis Hine]

Lewis W. Hine : Boy carrying homework from New York sweatshop SERIES TITLE: "Child Labor" (Tenements) series Printed from original negative 1912 gelatin ...

Family cutting embroidery in tiny crowded bed-room - New York City

The Cuba review. Cuba -- Periodicals. THE CUBA REVIEW. 19.

Home Work : News Photo

Sewing Pants for the "Sweater" in a Gotham Court "Flat" - Community Service Society Photographs

Woman sewing pants, Mrs. Tony Racioppo, 260 Elizabeth St., 1st floor

Making hair-brushes. Hausner family. The mother had a sore throat and wore a great rag rapped around it, but she took it off for the photo.

An elderly woman smokes while doing handiwork, in her small New York City tenement room, 1890

One of the underprivileged, Hull House neighbor, Chicago, 1910. Jane Addams improved

23 Child Labor Photographs That Changed The Face Of American Industry

Girl and sick father, New York tenement. Lewis Hine. ~ Great photographer.

Inside Chicago tenements around 1900.

Joys and Sorrows: Lewis Hine at Ellis Island | Notes From The Tenement Ellis Island

Deaf-mute girls sewing and darning in a training school in Sulphur, Oklahoma.

Tiny Seamstress: March 1924 New York "Tenement homework. Pictures taken in connection with investigation." Photo by Lewis Wickes Hine

5000+ Child Labour Pictures by Lewis Hine | Cutting out embroidery on the dirty kitchen floor. Battista family, 259 E. 151 St. N.Y.

Another set of Lewis Hine pictures of tenement workers.

Early 20th Century Photography Lewis Hine. '

Nannie, a young "looper" in a hosiery mill, 1900-1937. (Lewis W. Hine)

Tenement Families, circa 1918

Girl of the Tenements by Jacob Riis

woman nineteenth century, the old sewing machine | Sewing Pictures Old & New | Pinterest | Vintage photos, History and Historical photos

Lewis Hine, "A Madonna of the Tenements", Couverture de The Survey,

Hine's photographs of child labor were key in helping the National Child Labor Committee pass strict laws to protect children against abuse.

Another set of Lewis Hine pictures of tenement workers. Home-work on embroidery, New York, 1912 Jennie Rizzandi, 9 year old gir.

New York City: Children on Tenement Stairs. Lewis Hine, c.1910.

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Florence, 12 years old, and her sister, Jennie, working on crochet hats in dirty kitchen of their tenement, December 1911. Lewis Hine · Old Pictures ...

A tenement gleaner, New York City

Women and girls in a city tenement apartment sew for a living as a man lies

Boys on Tenement Stairs - Community Service Society Photographs

Family of Onofrio Cottone, 7 Extra Place, New York, finishing garments in a terribly run down tenement, 1913

History in Photos: Lewis Hine - Tenement Workers, ctd. Larocca making willow plumes in an unlicensed tenement, New York, 1912

Mrs. Larocca making willow plumes in an unlicensed tenement, New York, 1912

Mrs. Mary Rena, picking nuts with dirty baby in lap. Two neighbors helping. Girl is cracking nuts with her teeth, not an uncommon sight.

Vintage Photos: Lewis Hine - Tenement Workers Doing tags on steps of house near Dennison factory on Vale Street, Roxbury, Massachusetts, 1912

Tiny Seamstress: March 1924 New York "Tenement homework. Pictures taken in connection with investigation." Photo by Lewis Wickes Hine

New York Tenement - 1910 Photo: Lewis Hine

Lewis Hine - Carmela Picciano, 311 E. 12 years old. Making Irish lace for collars.

(left) The lower hall of a licensed tenement at 266 Elizabeth St. | (right) Rear view of tenement at 134 1/2 Thompson Street, New York City, February, 1912.

Tenement children Ellis Island, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, East Side Gallery, Lower

Children who do clothing piecework for a living sew outdoors on the roof of their city

Children play with barrels in an alley between tenement buildings in Gotham Court, 38 Cherry Street, New York City. Photo by Jacob A. (Jacob August) Riis ...

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Tenement Sweatshops. Women finishing pants, New York City, around 1900

Featuring the original photo captions by Lewis W. Hine

Photograph courtesy Janet Malcolm

Coalminer's Children, 1938 Coal Miners Wife, Coal Mining, Women In History, Black

Dublin. c.1950

rosebiar: Rear View of Tenement Artist: Lewis Hine,1912 http://

Lewis Wickes Hine (Sept 1874 – Nov American sociologist & photographer, used camera for social reform. His photographs Instrumental in Changing the Child ...

Breaker Boys: How a Photograph Helped End Child Labor (Captured History)

A group of Slavic immigrants register many shades of emotion. The baby salutes his new. by Lewis Hine

New York Tenements, Lewis Hine 1912