Young shoeshiner around City Hall Park in New York City on July 25, 1924.
Worker cringing while repairing a streetlight in Seattle, 1950.
Worker painting a street line in Seattle, Washington in 1930.
Doctor taking a baby’s pulse in Clarkesville, Georgia, 1953.
Farmerettes pack peaches on a Virginia fruit farm on August 1, 1917.
Miners pose with lunch pails in hand on a mine rock pile outside of the Tamarack mineshaft. This mine was one of the most productive mines in the Copper Country in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, 1905.
Oklahoma refugees from the Dust Bowl looking for work on the cotton fields near Bakersfield, California, November 1935.
African-American woman picking vegetables from a garden, ca. 1920.
Men in the process of harvesting ice on Conneaut Lake, Pennsylvania in 1907.
Scavenger boy in Chicopee Falls, Massachusetts in 1916. The boy would hunt through the city dump for anything he could salvage and make money.
Workers at the American Writing Paper Company sort rags in 1936. Photograph was taken by Lewis Hine at the company’s location in Mt. Holyoke, Massachusetts.
Vera Hill, 5 years old, picks 25 pounds of cotton a day in Comanche County, Oklahoma. Photograph was taken by Lewis Hine on October 11, 1916.