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U.S. Time Periods » 1865-1920: Modern America

Photographs of Lewis Hine: Documentation of Child Labor

encourages students to analyze dozens of photographs taken in the early 1900s depicting working conditions for child laborers. This lesson correlates to the National History Standards and the National Standards for Civics and Government. It has cross-curricular connections with history, government, language arts, and business law. (National Archives and Records Administration)

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Boy Working in a Shoe-Shining Parlor, Indianapolis, IN.  August 1908

Shoe-shining parlor

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