|Creator:||Hine, Lewis Wickes, 1874-1940|
|Title:||Lewis Wickes Hine photographs|
|Quantity:||0.6 Linear feet (1 document box, 1 half box)|
|Abstract:||The collection consists of photographs by Lewis W. Hine from 1909-1913 depicting child laborers in Georgia. The photographs show mill children at their work or grouped before the mills. A few of the photographs show the shanty towns surrounding the mills where the children lived with their families. The collection includes photographs from the following Georgia mill sites: Augusta, Columbus, LaFayette, Lindale, Macon, Rome, Rossville, Tifton, and Valdosta.|
Lewis Wickes Hine (1874-1940), documentary photographer, in 1908 he was hired by the National Child Labor Committee to document child labor conditions in the United States.
Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.
Lewis W. Hine photographs. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.
Copyright of these photos is held by the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Permission to publish must be obtained from Tom Beck, Chief Curator, Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, 5401 Wilkins Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland, 21228-5398; beck(at)umbc.edu or 410.455.3827.
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