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Lena Again: 1908

Lena Again: 1908

August 1908, Cincinnati. "Lena Lochiavo, 11 years old, Basket Seller, Sixth Street Market. Saloon entrance. 11 p.m. Had been there since 10 a.m. and not yet sold out." Photograph and caption by Lewis Wickes Hine. View full size.

 

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Lena Later

She looks pretty happy after 12 hours or so on the job. If Joe Manning is right, presuming she died in 1974, she had a pretty good run. Probably had a decent life after all. What a country!!

Lena

Her smile makes her look younger, thank goodness!

Lena, 11 p.m.

At least she sold her pretzels!

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