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Boys With Brooms: 1908

Boys With Brooms: 1908

November 1908. "Some Sweepers in a North Carolina cotton mill." Photograph by Lewis Wickes Hine for the National Child Labor Committee. View full size.

 

Distractions

Lewis Hine must have had an assistant with him for all his group shots -- there are always a few people looking to the photographer's right (especially the women in groups). Having started out as an assistant "holding the light," I had to keep quiet so as not to attract someone's eyes!

[Or it might have been Hine himself. - Dave]

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