Three Weeks at It: May 1912. Rock Hill, South Carolina. Arthur Newell, doffer in Manchester Mills. Three weeks at it. 70 cents a day. Said 12 years old. His father in the mill gets 12 dollars a week, mother 9 dollars, sister 4.80 dollars, he gets 4.20 dollars, total 30 dollars a week. I had ruther go to school but the mill wanted me. Photo by Lewis Wickes Hine.
Lilly OSullivan, a frail 13 year old girl working in the Drayton Mills, Spartenberg [sic], S.C. Been working four years, weaving, spinning, etc. Ran from 4 to 6 looms. Gets $3 a week. Location: Spartanburg, South Carolina.
It's the place where all those kids got ripped off of their childhood. Looks like a mental ward to me. (View of Clinton Mills (S.) Superintendent would not allow me to take photos in mill. Many youngsters employed.
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