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Kids at Work
Russell Freedman
0395587034
Aug 1994
Hardcover
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From Publishers Weekly
A schoolteacher turned investigative reporter, Lewis Hine (1874-1940) traveled the United States from 1908 to 1918, photographing some of the millions of underprivileged children who labored as a regular part of the work force. He emerged with an array of shocking pictures and stories--of a five-year-old shrimp picker in Mississippi; a four-year-old oyster shucker in Louisiana; boys and girls working in often dangerous conditions and for pitiful wages in mills, mines, sweatshops, fields and factories in every corner of the land. Exhausted, ragged, often filthy, their faces peek out from the 61 photos reproduced here, their testimony certain to move the reader. As always, Freedman ( Eleanor Roosevelt ) does an outstanding job of integrating historical photographs with meticulously researched and highly readable...


Kids at Work: Lewis Hine and the Crusade Against Child Labor
Russell Freedman
0395797268
March 1998
Paperback
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From Publishers Weekly
Hine photographed underprivileged child laborers from 1908-1918; their depleted faces look out from almost every page. "Freedman does an outstanding job of integrating historical photographs with meticulously researched and highly readable prose," said PW in a starred review. Ages 10-up. Copyright 1998 Reed Business Information, Inc.

From School Library Journal
Grade 5 Up-Using the photographer's work throughout, Freedman provides a documentary account of child labor in America during the early 1900s and the role Lewis Hine played in the crusade against it. He offers a look at the man behind the camera, his involvement with the National Child Labor Committee, and the dangers he faced trying to document unjust labor conditions. Solemn-faced children, some as young as three...


Lewis W. Hine: Children at Work
Vicki Goldberg
3791321560
September 1999
Hardcover
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The New York Times Book Review, Andrea Barnet
Aesthetics were not what Hine's work was about; it was social change that he sought.

The New York Times Book Review, June 18, 2000
His belief in the power of pictures to change public opinion, made Hine indefatigable... Truths were revealed in the details...

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Men at Work: Photographic Studies of Modern Men and Machines
Lewis Wickes Hine
0486234754
June 1977
Paperback
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Book Description
Construction workers, railroad men, factory workers, miners, Empire State Building construction. 69 photos in all.


Kids at Work
Russell Freedman
0613070046
Mar 1998
Hardcover
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From Publishers Weekly
A schoolteacher turned investigative reporter, Lewis Hine (1874-1940) traveled the United States from 1908 to 1918, photographing some of the millions of underprivileged children who labored as a regular part of the work force. He emerged with an array of shocking pictures and stories--of a five-year-old shrimp picker in Mississippi; a four-year-old oyster shucker in Louisiana; boys and girls working in often dangerous conditions and for pitiful wages in mills, mines, sweatshops, fields and factories in every corner of the land. Exhausted, ragged, often filthy, their faces peek out from the 61 photos reproduced here, their testimony certain to move the reader. As always, Freedman ( Eleanor Roosevelt ) does an outstanding job of integrating historical photographs with meticulously researched and highly readable...


TVA Photography: Thirty Years of Life in the Tennessee Valley
Patricia Bernard Ezzell
1578065836
October 2003
Paperback
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Connecticut Valley Vernacular: The Vanishing Landscape and Architecture of the New England Tobacco Fields
James F. O'Gorman
081223670X
June 2002
Hardcover
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Men at Work: Photographic Modern Men and Machines
Lewis Wickes Hine
0844655856
June 1980
Hardcover
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