Thursday, July 26, 2012

100 Years Ago

The caption to this Lewis Hine photograph reads:

"High up on the top floor of a rickety tenement, 214 Elizabeth St., N.Y., this mother and her two children, boy 10 years old and the girl 12, were living in a tiny one room, and were finishing garments. The garments were packed under the bed and on top of it and around the room. Said the make from $1 to $2 a week, and the boys [sic] earns some selling newspapers. I could not get their name. Location: [New York, New York (State)]."

1 comment:

The Weaver of Grass said...

We don't know we are born these days compared with their lives GW.