In Photos: Celebrating the Work of Lewis Hine

Picturing photos that changed America thanks to Lewis Hine. He started photographing children at work in 1908, child labour was pervasive in American industry. So, we’ve gathered his shocking images in order to give you a different perspective about the children who worked in Carolina cotton mills.

From breaker boys who would separate impurities from coal by hand to the Hine works being auctioned at Swann Galleries that come from the personal collection of Isador Sy Seidman, a friend of Hine’s and a lifelong collector of New York City-centric photographs, all these photos will talk about our history.

Check them out for more information and start to see our world through photos!

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