10 year old Jimmie. Been shucking 3 years. 6 pots a day, and a 11 year old boy who shucks 7 pots.

10 year old Jimmie. Been shucking 3 years. 6 pots a day, and a 11 year old boy who shucks 7 pots. Also several members of an interesting family named Sherrica. Seven of them are in this factory. The father, mother, four girls shuck and pack. Older brother steams. 10 year old boy goes to school. Been in the oyster business 5 years. Father worked for 25 years in the Pennsylvania Coal Mine, and the oldest brother there? They said they liked the oysters business better because the family makes more. Varn & Platt Canning Co. Location: Bluffton, South Carolina. Date Created/Published: 1913 February. LOC original medium: 1 photographic print. Child labor pic by Lewis Hine.