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Collections >> The North Carolina Experience >> Document Menu >> 4 - No. 3.--CATAWBA COTTON MILL, NEWTON, N. C. Of forty employees ten were not larger than these. The girl is spinning, the boy is a doffer. No. 4.--NEWTON COTTON MILL, NEWTON. N. C. Boy has worked two years at warping machine. It is usually stated that children work only in spinning rooms. Among 150 employees twenty appeared to be twelve years of age or less.
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. 3.--CATAWBA COTTON MILL, NEWTON, N. C.
Of forty employees ten were not larger than these. The girl is spinning, the boy is a doffer.
No. 4.--NEWTON COTTON MILL, NEWTON. N. C.
Boy has worked two years at warping machine. It is usually stated that children work only in spinning rooms. Among 150 employees twenty appeared to be twelve years of age or less.

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Subjects:
  • Child labor--North Carolina--1900-1910.
  • Factories--North Carolina--1900-1910.