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Children and Laundry
  • Lewis Wickes Hine
    born: Oshkosh, Wisconsin, United States ; died: Hastings-on-Hudson, New York, United States ; active: United States
  • Children and Laundry, 1911
  • Child Labor Laws
  • Where object was made: United States
  • lantern slide
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8.3 x 10.2 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 3 1/4 x 4 in
  • Transfer from Anthropology Museum, KU
  • Not on display
  • 1973.0073

A group of girls stand side by side and pose for a photograph. All are wearing dresses and baby at right is dressed in white. There is laundry hanging from a line at left. One girl dressed in black stands alone at right. Partial view of a man at far right. Building in background.