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May 1911. West Point, Mississippi. "Dependent (able-bodied) Parents. Smith family. Three girls (in front) work in the textile mill. This boy and others work uptown. Came from an Alabama farm six months ago. Smallest spinner runs two sides. 'Father just putters around. Don't work steady'; 'We all like the mill work better'n the hot sun on farm.' House barren and run down." Photograph and caption by Lewis Wickes Hine. View full size.