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My sister's beautiful front yard. (photo by PCDye)

January 19, 1909. Macon, Georgia. "Some adolescents in Bibb Mill No. 1." Photograph and caption by Lewis Wickes Hine. Take a look at this old photo and realize how lucky you have it. This photo of young Southern girls was taken over 100 years ago - deafening sounds of the spinning machines & cotton fibers flew in the air....

It's About Time: A Few Portraits of Extreme Poverty - 1930s Children of The Great Depression

*incredible The only known photograph of an African American Union soldier with his family. c1863-65

Callie Campbell, 11 years old, picks 75 to 125 pounds of cotton a day, and totes 50 pounds of it when sack gets full, 'No, I don’t like it very much,' Oklahoma, by Lewis W. Hine 1916

Alcohol, discovered by Prohibition agents during a raid on an illegal distillery, pours out of upper windows of three-story storefront in Detroit during Prohibition,1929

Out of the approx. 750,000 soldiers that fought for the South, these were the last three surviving Confederate Civil War veterans. Photo taken in 1951

July 1940. Berrien County, Michigan. "Migrant mother of family from Arkansas in roadside camp of cherry pickers."

March 1909. "Widow boy rolling papers for cigarettes in a dirty New York tenement." Photograph and caption by Lewis Wickes Hine.

Miner Boy working in a coal mine… and kids think they have it tough today..