Cleo Campbell, 9 years old, picks 75 to 100 pounds of cotton a day. Potawotamie, Oklahoma: 1916

Cleo Campbell, 9 years old, picks 75 to 100 pounds of cotton a day. Expects to start school soon. Said: "I'd ruther go to school and then I wouldn't have ter work." Father said she and her sister begin about 6 A.M. and work until 6 or 7 P.M. with 1 1/2 hours off at noon. Lewis Wickes Hine. See 4590. See W.H. Swift Report. Location: Potawotamie, Oklahoma. Date Created/Published: 1916 October 16. LOC original medium: 1 photographic print. Child labour photo by Lewis Wickes Hine.


harsh

thats harsh kids shouldnt be working