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Pin Boys

Hine, Lewis Wickes. Pin boys in Les Miserables Alleys, Frank Jarose, 7 Fayette St., Mellens Court

Hine, Lewis Wickes. Pin boys in Les Miserables Alleys, Frank Jarose, 7 Fayette St., Mellens Court, said 11 years old, made $3.72 last week. Joseph Philip, 5 Wall St., said 11 years old, and works until midnight every week night; said he made $2.25 last week and $1.75 the week before. Willie Payton, 196 Fayette St., said 11 years old, made over $2 last week, works there every night until midnight. Location: Lowell, Massachusetts. 1911. Source: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division on Flickr Commons.

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Image: Lewis Wickes Hine. John Howell, an Indianapolis newsboy, makes $.75 some days. Begins at 6 a.m., Sundays. (Lives at 215 W. Michigan St.), 1908.Image: visual resources help email advertisement, vrhelp-l@cornell.edu

Image: Lewis Wickes Hine. John Howell, an Indianapolis newsboy, makes $.75 some days. Begins at 6 a.m., Sundays. (Lives at 215 W. Michigan St.), 1908.

Source: Library of Congress, Photographs from the records of the National Child Labor Committee (U.S.), via Flickr Commons.