Child Labor - Boys Use Unguarded Saws

Child Labor-Boys Use Unguarded Saws

Children worked in numerous industries before child-labor laws outlawed the practice.  In this photo, young woodworking boys are using unguarded circular saws at an Indiana factory.

Click on the image - Hine photo 0195 - for a better view.

Media Credits

Lewis Hine photo online, courtesy Library of Congress.

The LOC also provides background information, including a description authored by Lewis Hine:


Boy working at double circular saws.  N.Y. Dimension Supply Co.  Location:  Evansville, Indiana.

Creator(s): Hine, Lewis Wickes, 1874-1940, photographer

Date Created/Published: 1908 October.

Medium: 1 photographic print.

Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-nclc-04469 (color digital file from b&w original print)

LC-USZ62-19576 (b&w film copy negative)

Call Number: LOT 7483, v. 1, no. 0195 [P&P]


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