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Boston Manglers: 1917

Boston Manglers: 1917

February 2, 1917. "Girls working at mangle in Bonanno Laundry, 12 Foster Wharf, Boston. All are 15 years old and go to continuation school." 5x7 glass negative by Lewis Wickes Hine for the National Child Labor Committee. View full size.

 

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Operating machinery with rings, bracelets and other jewelry is a sure way to mangle delicate body parts! One snag in that belt and the beautiful bracelet — with wrist attached — will be drawn into the machine post-haste!

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