This Lewis Hine Shedding Light on Child Labor through Photographs interactive also includes:
- Student Activity
- Photograph of Lewis W. Hine
- 9 P.M. in an Indiana Glass Works
- A young truant newsie, during school hours. Nashville, Tenn.
- Girl working in Box Factory
- Stringing Beans for the J.S. Farrand Packing Co.
- Making garters (armlets) in New York City apartment
- Norris Luvitt. Been picking 3 years in berry fields near Baltimore
- Photo of boys working in Arcade Bowling Alley
- Photograph of a Young Shrimp Picker Named Manuel
- Some of the boys in a "school factory." De Pedra Casellas Cigar Factory
- Spinners and Doffers in Lancaster Cotton Mills
- View of the Ewen Breaker of the Pa. Coal Co. S. Pittston, Pa.
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The Industrial Revolution: long hours, low pay, and unsafe conditions. An eye-opening activity explores the darker side of industry and exposes the realities of child labor with photos. Scholars view four photos from the famous photographer Lewis Hine. They complete an analysis of each image to better understand the poor working conditions children were subjected to and finish with a group discussion to allow scholars share what they learned.
- Compare child labor conditions during the Industrial Revolution to modern times
- Have learners conduct research on the working conditions in factories
- Requires Internet access to complete a portion of the activity
- Activity uses primary sources to enhance learning
- Provides teaching instructions to help educators guide pupils