September 15, 1845
Earlier in the year, 5,000 women cotton mill workers in and around Pittsburgh go on strike for a 10-hour day and an end to child labor. Months into the strike, hundreds marched on the Blackstock M…
PICTURED: Hopscotch and playing in puddles - a simpler 1960s childhood in Manchester slums
AMID streets littered with rubble, children entertain themselves with skipping ropes and other games during the simpler days of Manchester's 1960s slums.
Who needs a Playstation? Pictures of an age when happiness was a stick of chalk and a pair of mum's big shoes...
Taken around Manchester in the Sixties, these newly discovered black-and-white images are an evocative portrait of an age when poverty was rife but communities made their own entertainment.
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Spinners and doffers in Lancaster Cotton Mills. Dozens of them in this mill, December 1908
Original Caption: Spinners and doffers in Lancaster Cotton Mills. Dozens of them in this mill. Lancaster, S.C., December 1908 U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 102-LH-348 Photographer: Hine, Lewis Subjects: Child Labor National Child Labor Committee Working Conditions Factory Persistent URL: research.archives.gov/description/523121 Repository: Still Picture Records Section, Special Media Archives Services Division (NWCS-S), National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road…
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Swainson Birley Cotton Mill near Preston, Lancashire, 1834., Allom, Thomas
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