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Mill Maids: 1913

Mill Maids: 1913

November 1913. "Some of the young workers (not the youngest) in the Kosciusko Cotton Mills. Superintendent objected to my taking photographs. Location: Kosciusko, Mississippi." Photograph by Lewis Wickes Hine. View full size.

 

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