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Howard the Delivery Boy: 1913

Howard the Delivery Boy: 1913

November 1913. Shreveport, Louisiana. Howard Williams, 13-year-old delivery boy for Shreveport Drug Company. He works from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.; has been here three months. Goes to the Red Light every day and night. Says that the company could not keep other messenger boys, they work them so hard. Photograph and caption by Lewis Wickes Hine. View full size.

 

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Howard's Bike

Man alive that bike is too tall for him! The fork looks to be bent also - in almost the same way as one I am trying to rehab. Pedals haven't changed too much over the years, but I would like to know what size chain ring that is.

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