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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • FOLEY & BURK SHOWS: c. 1940s

Goals: 1918

Goals: 1918

July 1918. "Alex, a 14-year-old working boy in St. Etienne, France, was found intently studying the playground model at the Children's Welfare Exhibit of the American Red Cross. He has been working since 11 years of age, and said: 'On account of the high cost of living, I now get four and a half francs a day'." 5x7 inch glass negative by Lewis Wickes Hine for the American Red Cross. View full size.

 

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