Sunday, April 15, 2012

100 Years Ago

Photograph by Lewis Hine. His captions reads:

"Home work on tags. Home of Martin Gibbons, 268 [?] Centre Street, Roxbury Mass. James 11, years old; Helen 9 years and Mary 6, work on tags. Helen said she could tie the most (5,000 a day at 30 cents). Mary does some but can do only 1000 a day. They work nights a good deal. The night before Helen and James worked until 11:00 P.M. See also Home Work report. Location: Roxbury, Massachusetts."

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