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Photo Friday: Children and Mules – Working in U.S. Coal Mines

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This photo was taken in September 1908 in a coal mine in Gary, West Virginia, USA by Lewis Wickes Hine (1874-1940). Today, a copy is held at the U.S. Library of Congress, Records of the National Child Labor Committee where it documents the conditions in which children worked during the time.

 

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