mother's pensions

From the National Child Labor Committee Collection in the Library of Congress. Public domain. Attributed to Lewis Hine, c. 1914.  This photo is estimated to have been done in 1914 which would sync with this: 
"During the period from 1902 to 1915, child labor committees emphasized reform through state legislatures. Many laws restricting child labor were passed as part of the progressive reform movement of this period. But the gaps that remained, particularly in the southern states, led to a decision to work for a federal child labor law. Congress passed such laws in 1916 and 1918, but the Supreme Court declared them unconstitutional." Child Labor

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