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Collections >> The North Carolina Experience >> Document Menu >> 15 - No. 17 WYLIE MILL, CHESTER, S. C. The barefoot lad, now thirteen years old, has worked since he was six. He has lost part of a finger in machinery. The other boy, now eleven, has worked a year. No. 18. TYPES OF ADULT OPERATIVES, CLINTON, S. C. No. 19. MAPLE MILLS, DILLON, S. C. Taller boy has doffed four years, gets forty cents a day. Shorter boy, ten year old, three years in the mill, runs three sides; gets thirty cents a day.
Alexander Jeffrey McKelway, 1866-1918, A. E. Seddon, A. H. Ulm, and Lewis Wickes Hine, 1874-1940
Child Labor in the Carolinas: [A]ccount of Investigations Made in the Cotton Mills of North and South Carolina, by Rev. A. E. Seddon, A. H. Ulm and Lewis W. Hine, under the Direction of the Southern Office of the National Child Labor Committee.
[New York]: [National Child Labor Committee], [1909].

No. 17
WYLIE MILL, CHESTER,
S. C.
The barefoot lad, now thirteen years old, has worked since he was six. He has lost part of a finger in machinery. The other boy, now eleven, has worked a year.
No. 18.
TYPES OF ADULT OPERATIVES,
CLINTON, S. C.
No. 19.
MAPLE MILLS, DILLON,
S. C.
Taller boy has doffed four years, gets forty cents a day. Shorter boy, ten year old, three years in the mill, runs three sides; gets thirty cents a day.

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Subjects:
  • Child Labor--South Carolina--1900-1910.