November 21, 2010
Facts: Ground-breaking photographer of child labor in the early 1900’s. He used photography to document unfair child labor, which helped initiate child labor laws.
Kids at Work: Lewis Hine and the Crusade Against Child Labor
Photobiography of early twentieth-century photographer and schoolteacher Lewis Hine, using his own work as illustrations. Hines's photographs of children at work were so devastating that they convinced the American people that Congress must pass child labor laws.