Children Working the Tobacco Fields

1917. Photograph by Lewis Hine. “Group of field-workers at Hunttings’ Tobacco Farm. One of 9 years, two of 11 yrs., 8 of 12 yrs., 5 of 13 yrs., 3 of 14 yrs., 1 of 15. Four of 11 and 12 had gone home and were not counted. Most of these get $1.50 a day. Location: Rockwell, Connecticut.”

From the Library of Congress.