A freak hail storm hit the Nation’s Capitol. Washington, D.C. on April 29, 1938. The rain storm, brought down pellets of hail as large as moth balls. The hail pellets pierced cloth auto tops as if they were made of paper-mache. Rep. Patrick Boland of Pa., House whip, inspected the hail storm (Harris & Ewing, photographer April 29, […]
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[Amazing pics from 1900s] Can you imagine your 5-year-old child doing this on the streets in Washington D. C?
It is hard to believe that children as young as five were allowed to roam the streets of Washington D. C. and help sell newspapers. The young boy in the photograph below could not even talk well. This is why child labor laws are so important. The photographs below were taken by Lewis Wickes Hine to […]