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Visits Houses of Prostitution

Visits Houses of Prostitution

May 1910. Wilmington, Delaware. "Frank F. Gibson, 1305 Linden Street. 14 years of age. Western Union Telegraph messenger No. 7. One year in service. Visits houses of prostitution. Guides soldiers to segregated district. Smokes. Still at school and works from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m." Photograph and caption by Lewis Wickes Hine. View full size.

 

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