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Algunos trabajadores eran tan pequeños que tenían que subirse a la máquina de hilar para reparar los hilos rotos y volver a poner las bobinas vacías, 1909

"Bibb Mill No. 1 Some boys were so small they had to climb up on the spinning frame to mend the broken threads and put back the empty bobbins." Macon, Georgia 1908 by Lewis Hine.

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The United States is one of only two countries that have not ratified the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

Glass factory, working at midnight.

Carrying-In Boy: June boy in Alexandria Glass Factory, Alexandria, Virginia. Works on day shift one week and night shift next week. Photograph and caption by Lewis Wickes Hine.

Teenager operating machinery, 1913, by Lewis Hine. (LC-DIG-nclc-04898) This is a great essay that sums up the progression of the Industrial Age and how it affected workers. It also provides more sources near the bottom of the page.

A fifteen year old boy operating a dangerous boring machine at which he said a boy recently bored half his hand off. To operate this machine… / constant

Textile mill worker named "Mary" , in a mill somewhere in the USA around 1906

CHILD LABOR - Textile mill worker named "Mary" , in a mill somewhere in the USA around 1906

1910 - Addie Laird, 12-yr-old spinner in cotton mill By Lewis Hine

Addie Card, Spinner in North Pownal Cotton Mill. "She admitted to me she was twelve; that she started during school vacation and now would 'stay'" (Lewis Hine)

Today there are rules and regulations protecting children from working. Any work that impedes the child of a proper childhood, jeopardizes the safety of a child, or mentally and physically changes a child can be considered child labour. In classical Liberalism Children were seen as an inexpensive source for labour, today children have rights and standards to not work and to grow up in a safe environment.

Today there are rules and regulations protecting children from working. Any work that impedes the child of a proper childhood, jeopardizes the safety of a child, or mentally and physically changes a child can be considered child labour. In classical Liberalism Children were seen as an inexpensive source for labour, today children have rights and standards to not work and to grow up in a safe environment.

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