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Beware of Dad: 1909

Beware of Dad: 1909

March 1909. Hartford, Connecticut. Tony Casale (also called "Bologna"), eleven years old. Been selling four years. Sells until 10 P.M. sometimes. His paper boss told me the boy had shown him the marks on his arm where his father had bitten him for not selling more papers. The boy said, "Drunken men say bad words to us." View full size. Photograph and caption by Lewis Wickes Hine.

 

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