Caesar Gang Boys Culling Chickens, Charleston West Virginia, 1921

National Child Labor Committee Collection. Lewis Hines, Photographer. October 13, 1921

National Child Labor Committee Collection. Lewis Hines, Photographer. October 13, 1921

Oct. 13, 1921. Charleston, West Virginia:

Some of the “Caesar Gang” boys demonstrating how to cull chickens to improve quality and quantity of product. Under direction of J. A. Wolfram, County Agent, Webster Co. W. Va. State 4 H Fair.

From the National Child Labor Committee Collection (NCLC) of the Library of Congress.

Working as an investigative photographer for the National Child Labor Committee (NCLC), Lewis Hine (1874-1940) documented working and living conditions of children in the United States between 1908 and 1924.

 

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