Very Disturbing Photos Of Child Labor In America

Nowadays, child labor is by all means illegal – at least on the US territory. But things weren’t always so good for kids. During the Industrial Revolution, children were commonly wanted to do hard works. They were paid very little, had unlimited working hours and thus became way too mature for their age. Here are some of the most disturbing photos of the time…

Jersey City, New Jersey, 1912

A boy who is exhausted after a hard day of delivering newspapers falls asleep down the stairs of a building.

Photo: Universal History Archive/Getty Images

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