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Nine of these children from 8 years old up go to school half a day

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Nine of these children from 8 years old up go to school half a day
Title: Nine of these children from 8 years old up go to school half a day, and shuck oysters for four hours before school and three hours after school on school days, and on Saturday from 4 A.M. to early afternoon. Maggioni Canning Co. Location: Port Royal, South Carolina. Creator(s): Hine, Lewis Wickes, 1874-1940, photographer Date Created/Published: 1911 February [?] Medium: 1 photographic print. 1 negative : glass ; 4 x 5 in. Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-nclc-00998 (color digital file from b&w original print) LC-DIG-nclc-05333 (b&w digital file from original glass negative) Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication. Call Number: LOT 7476, no. 3288 [P&P] LC-H51- 3288 Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA Notes: Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Canneries. Hine no. 3288. "1911" appears to have been added separately to the date. Caption for #3268, taken in same location, appears to give year as 1912. Subjects: Children. Cannery workers. Oyster industry. Hours of labor. School attendance. United States--South Carolina--Port Royal. Format: Glass negatives Photographic prints Collections: National Child Labor Committee Collection Part of: Photographs from the records of the National Child Labor Committee (U.S.) Bookmark This Record: http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/ncl2004003821/PP/
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