These Little-Known Photographs Put an Eerie Face on Child Labor
Major US corporations are exploiting child labor in foreign countries. Missouri's Republicans & Maine's Tea Party want to bring back child labor (so the rich 1% have more people to exploit). http://www.globallabourrights.org/reports/child-labor-is-back http://www.politicalruminations.com/2011/02/missouri-republicans-want-to-roll-back-federal-child-labor-laws.html http://www.salon.com/2014/01/08/maines_tea_party_governor_bring_back_child_labor/
Cotton Mill Girls, Tifton, Georgia, 1909. Photo: Lewis Wickes Hine. Lewis W. Hine’s (1874 – 1940) photographs are credited with bringing to the national consciousness the plight of child laborers in early twentieth century America. Social historians consider these images a major influence on much-needed child labor reform.