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June 1911. Ethel Shumate. Has been rolling cigarettes in Danville (Virginia) factory for six months. Lives at 614 Upper Street. Said she was 13 years old, but it is doubtful. Photograph and caption by Lewis Wickes Hine. The Social Security Death Index shows an Ethel Shumate, born on 28, Jan 1898, which would have been this girl's birth year according to the 1910 census, who died January 1981 in Flint, Michigan. There are only nine Ethel Shumates listed so it is likely her.

Ethel Shumate, Cigarette Maker by Lewis Hine. She states her age at that is very doubtful. She has been rolling cigarettes for 6 months.

Night Shift: June 1911. Alexandria, Virginia. "Old Dominion Glass Co. A few of the young boys working on the night shift at the Alexandria glass factory....Photo by Lewis Wickes Hine.

"Old Dominion Glass Co. A few of the young boys working on the night shift at the Alexandria glass factory. Negroes work side by side with the white workers." Photograph by Lewis Wickes Hine.

Lewis Hine: Indianapolis newsboy, 41 inches high, 1908 by trialsanderrors, via Flickr

Long before the 'Child workforce Act' was enacted."A Little Shaver, Indianapolis Newsboy, 41 inches high. Said he was 6 years old., by Lewis Wickes Hine

Allan Pinkerton was a Scottish American detective and spy, best known for creating the Pinkerton National Detective Agency, the first detective agency of the United States.  In late June 1884, he slipped on pavement in Chicago, biting his tongue as he did so. He didn’t seek treatment and the tongue became infected, leading to his death on 1 July 1884 of gangrene. At the time of his death, he was working on a system that would centralize all criminal records now maintained by the FBI.

Allan Pinkerton, who arrested Rose Greenhow, was a Scottish American detective and spy, best known for creating the Pinkerton National Detective Agency, the first detective agency of the United States.

We've improved things a bit since then. Bowling started out just as this picture shows, with human pin setters. They did not have any electronic pinsetters or anything like that, they had actual humans set up the pins, clear the lanes after a throw, and return the bowling ball to the bowler. This picture motivates me to keep bowling and remember that I have it easy compared to my ancestors. Also this picture shows purpose and to help me achieve mastery and more knowledge of bowling.

April a. Pin boys working in Subway Bowling Alleys, 65 South Street, Brooklyn, NY, every night. Three smaller boys were kept out of the photo by Boss.

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West Virginia is the only state born out of the Civil War and it's allegiances were seriously divided by the conflict. Many residents served the Confederate cause, a majority of them joining the Federal Forces mobilized by Gov. John Letcher. Many saw their duty as the defence of their homes and soil from a Northern invasion.

West Virginia is the only state born out of the War and it's allegiances were seriously divided by the conflict. Many residents served the Confederate cause. Many saw their duty as the defence of their homes and soil from a Northern invasion.

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