"Things You Wouldn't Know If We Didn't Blog Intermittently."
02 May 2010
Josie, six year old, Bertha, six years old, Sophie, 10 years old, all shuck regularly. Maggioni Canning Co. Location: Port Royal, South Carolina. (source)
Lacy (12 yrs. old) and Savannah (11 yrs old) Have worked two years. Father said "The little one is a cracker jack on spinnin', at least so the boss says. She ain't satisfied unless in the mill. The oldest one isn't so good at it. Not as quick." (source)
Oldest girl, Minnie Carpenter... Spinner. Makes fifty cents a day of 10 hours. Works four sides. Younger girl works irregularly. Location: Gastonia, North Carolina. (source)
Millie Cornaro, Philadelphia, 10 years old. Been picking cranberries for 6 years... This is the fourth week of school and the people here expect to remain here two weeks more. Sept. 28, 1910. Witness, E. F. Brown. Location: Browns Mills, New Jersey. (source)