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Sweeps in No. 4: 1912

Sweeps in No. 4: 1912

January 1912. New Bedford, Massachusetts. "Manuel Soares, 175 Coggeshall Street, works in Bennett Mill. Sweeps in No. 4 spinning room, has been there one year." Photograph and caption by Lewis Wickes Hine. View full size.

 

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