1911 Children packing tea at Butlers Wharf, London. From 1921 children had to be at least 12 years old before they could work full-time, though some of these boys look younger. They appear to be labelling tins of tea
“Pit ponies of the coal mines are easily the most controversial working horses in history. Here a mining horse poses with his coworkers. In the mechanization eliminated pit ponies altogether.” ~the horse: "ya, im a pit pony. whatcha gonna do?
A Little Spinner by Lewis Hine, 1909 "This picture was taken in Globe Cotton Mill, Augusta, Georgia. The overseer admitted she was regularly employed." Photo taken for the National Child Labor Commission and its report to Congress.
The Mill: Some boys and girls were so small they had to climb up on to the spinning frame to mend broken threads and to put back the empty bobbins. Bibb Mill No. The History Place - Child Labor in America Lewis Hine Photos - The Mill