Millie Cornaro, Philadelphia, 10 years old. Cranberry Picker.

Millie Cornaro, Philadelphia, 10 years old. Cranberry Picker. 1910

Millie Cornaro, Philadelphia, 10 years old. Been picking cranberries for 6 years. White’s Bog, Browns Mills, N. J. 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.  Photographed  by Lewis Wickes Hines.1

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Millie Cornaro, Philadelphia, 10 years old. Cranberry Picker. September 1910

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1 Lewis Wickes Hines was an American sociologist and photographer. Hine used his camera as a tool for social reform. His photographs were instrumental in changing the child labor laws in the United States.

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