Tag: United States

Eleven year old girl “They say I’m too little to work steady” – {photographs from 1911}

(It was a tough life for these children in 1911 in Danville, Virginia as these pictures reveal) Schoolfield Cotton Mill in Danville, Virginia had a few underage workers in June 1911 when these photographs were taken by photographer Lewis Wickes … Read More

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Oldest Man in the United Stated who died in 1909 saw George Washington & acquainted with Harry Lighthorse Lee

Oldest Man in the United States died in Waco, Texas on September 1, 1909 (Transcribed from Florence Times, Lauderdale County, Alabama September 10, 1909) Waco, Tex., September 1, Isaac Brock died here today aged 121. He was not only the … Read More

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