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Young Doffers in the Elk Cotton Mills, Fayetteville, Tennessee

Lewis Hine1910

The Jewish Museum, New York

The Jewish Museum, New York
New York, United States

Until child labor was abolished in the United States in 1938, many children worked long hours in hazardous factory jobs. Doffers had the dangerous task of replacing spools of thread in a textile mill.

Details

  • Title: Young Doffers in the Elk Cotton Mills, Fayetteville, Tennessee
  • Creator: Lewis Wickes Hine
  • Date Created: 1910
  • Location: Fayetteville, United States, North and Central America
  • Physical Dimensions: 4 3/4 × 6 5/8 in. (12.1 × 16.8 cm)
  • Type: Photographs
  • Rights: https://thejewishmuseum.org/about-this-site#terms-conditions
  • External Link: View this object at thejewishmuseum.org
  • Medium: Gelatin silver print

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