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Factory worker, probably sometime around 1900 or earlier.

Lewis Wickes Hine, photographer "Sadie Pfeifer, 48 inches high, has worked half a year. One of the many small children at work in Lancaster Cotton Mills.

Abandoned Factory Machinery

It's a textile machine from an abandoned textile factory, it reminds me of when we were learning about how the factory's where dangerous. People losing limbs and even dying because of safety issues. But it's still beautiful.

Your secondary students will love this engaging and interactive activity! Students will simulate working on an assembly line during the Industrial Revolution. Students will compete to make toy soldiers. The teacher will act as the company manager, firing students if they are not performing. Turn up the heat and play the “Factory Sounds” sound clip included to simulate a real factory at the turn of the century. Detailed teacher and student directions are included. FUN! FUN! FUN!

The Assembly Line Simulation – The Industrial Revolution

The Assembly Line Simulation - The Industrial Revolution Your students will love this engaging and interactive activity! Students will simulate working on an

Frances Benjamin Johnston, American photojournalist. Johnston wrote What A Woman Can Do With a Camera for the Ladies Home Journal in 1897.

Frances Benjamin Johnston, full-length self-portrait dressed as a man with false moustache, posed with penny-farthing bicycle, facing left. Between 1880 and In Photos: Remembering Photographer Frances Benjamin Johnston ~ Photography News

"Young spinner in Roanoke Cotton Mills. "Said 14 years old, but it is doubtful. Roanoke, Va, May 1911"

"Young spinner in Roanoke Cotton Mills. Said 14 years old, but it is doubtful. Roanoke, Va, May My mom worked at this place.

Children and overseer at work in the spinning shed of an American cotton mill, 1910..

The working classes had a thoroughly rotten time of it during the Industrial Revolution - or so history books maintain. The Industrial Revolution came as a tremendous boom to a lot of working people: they earned far more than they had done before, escap

Rwanda

Man mutilated Rwanda World Press Photo of the Year: 1994 James Nachtwey, USA, Magnum Photos for Time. Rwanda, June Hutu man mutilated by the Hutu ‘Interahamwe’ militia, who suspected him of sympathizing with the Tutsi rebels.

History in Photos: Lewis Hine - Mill Workers, ctd

More of Lewis Hine's photos of young people (some very young) working in the mills.

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