2 violations. Simon Birdsong (left hand boy) said: "I'm about 12.

2 violations. Simon Birdsong (left hand boy) said: "I'm about 12." His mother said: "He's old enough to work all right," but the boy admitted that she had to sign up that he was older than he was. He appears to be 10. Has had job doffing for several weeks. Could not write his own name. Has had no schooling after the 1st grade. Wylie Haw (right hand boy). Mother says he is 12 years old now. Been working 1 year. She is a widow. Location: Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina. Date Created/Published: 1914 November. LOC original medium: 1 photographic print. Child labor photo by Lewis Hine.