U.S. Department of Labor - Wage and Hour Division (WHD) - Fact Sheet

U.S. Department of Labor - Wage and Hour Division (WHD) - Fact Sheet

Peerless Oyster Co.  Eight-year-old Emma Kelly picks shrimp from 3 a.m. until 4 p.m. in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi in 1911.

LOOK: Faces Of Child Labor

Peerless Oyster Co. Eight-year-old Emma Kelly picks shrimp from 3 a.m. until 4 p.m. in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi in 1911.

History of Labor Day  http://billpetro.com/history-of-labor-day

History of Labor Day http://billpetro.com/history-of-labor-day

The stolen children  They were sent from Irish orphanages to Australia with the promise of freedom. Instead, writes Declan Cashin, our child migrants battled with abuse and slave labour

The stolen children They were sent from Irish orphanages to Australia with the promise of freedom. Instead, writes Declan Cashin, our child migrants battled with abuse and slave labour

Labor Day History: 11 Facts You Need To Know    Pinner adds: Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country.

Labor Day History: 11 Facts You Need To Know

Labor Day History: 11 Facts You Need To Know Pinner adds: Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country.

Fish cutters at a canning company in Maine. Ages range from 7 to 12. They live near the factory. The 7-year-old boy in front, Byron Hamilton, has a badly cut finger but helps his brother regularly. Behind him is his brother George, age 11, who cut his finger half off while working. Ralph, on the left, displays his knife and also a badly cut finger. They and many youngsters said they were always cutting themselves. George earns a dollar some days usually 75 cents.

Fish cutters at a canning company in Maine. Ages range from 7 to 12. They live near the factory. The 7-year-old boy in front, Byron Hamilton, has a badly cut finger but helps his brother regularly. Behind him is his brother George, age 11, who cut his finger half off while working. Ralph, on the left, displays his knife and also a badly cut finger. They and many youngsters said they were always cutting themselves. George earns a dollar some days usually 75 cents.

Some of the others say they earn a dollar when they work all day. At times they start at 7 a.m. and work all day until midnight.

Some of the others say they earn a dollar when they work all day. At times they start at 7 a.m. and work all day until midnight.

Nine things you should know about one of the most horrific genocidal campaigns in history.

Nine things you should know about one of the most horrific genocidal campaigns in history.

U.K. Industrial Revolution, XIX Century. Child chimney sweeps often had to crawl through holes only 18in wide - and cruel masters would light fires to make them climb faster. Many fell to their deaths  This made me so sad..I teared up. Our history is so ugly sometimes!

Britain's child slaves: They started at 4am, lived off acorns and had nails put through their ears for shoddy work. Yet, says a new book, their misery helped forge Britain

U.K. Industrial Revolution, XIX Century. Child chimney sweeps often had to crawl through holes only 18in wide - and cruel masters would light fires to make them climb faster. Many fell to their deaths This made me so sad..I teared up. Our history is so ugly sometimes!

This picture was taken in 1911, and shows children who work in a Virginia Cotton Mill.

This picture was taken in 1911, and shows children who work in a Virginia Cotton Mill.

"View of the Ewen Breaker of the Pennsylvania Coal Co. The dust was so dense at times as to obscure the view. This dust penetrated the utmost recesses of the boys' lungs. A kind of slave-driver sometimes stands over the boys, prodding or kicking them into obedience. South Pittston, Pennsylvania." Photograph and caption by Lewis Hine

"View of the Ewen Breaker of the Pennsylvania Coal Co. The dust was so dense at times as to obscure the view. This dust penetrated the utmost recesses of the boys' lungs. A kind of slave-driver sometimes stands over the boys, prodding or kicking them into obedience. South Pittston, Pennsylvania." Photograph and caption by Lewis Hine

Labor Day {American History Series} Grades 3-5 Common Core Strong!  Do your students know why we have Labor Day? This Labor Day packet is designed to provide basic information about how Labor Day came to be, what it stands for and why we celebrate Labor Day. Higher-Level Thinking questions based on the Labor Day book are part of this resource which can be used as part of whole group instruction or can be used as an independent

Labor Day ~ Grades 3-5 ~ Informational Reading, Common Core

Labor Day {American History Series} Grades 3-5 Common Core Strong! Do your students know why we have Labor Day? This Labor Day packet is designed to provide basic information about how Labor Day came to be, what it stands for and why we celebrate Labor Day. Higher-Level Thinking questions based on the Labor Day book are part of this resource which can be used as part of whole group instruction or can be used as an independent

Twelve-year-old Lahnert boy topping beets. The father, mother, and two boys (9 and 12 yrs.) expect to make $700 in about 2 months time in the beet work. "The boys can keep up with me all right, and all day long," the father said. Begin at 6 a.m. and work until 6 p.m. with an hour off at noon. Fort Collins, Colorado.

Twelve-year-old Lahnert boy topping beets. The father, mother, and two boys (9 and 12 yrs.) expect to make $700 in about 2 months time in the beet work. "The boys can keep up with me all right, and all day long," the father said. Begin at 6 a.m. and work until 6 p.m. with an hour off at noon. Fort Collins, Colorado.

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