All of these are workers in the Stearns Silk Factory, Petersburg, Va. Not all of the youngsters would get into the photo.

All of these are workers in the Stearns Silk Factory, Petersburg, Va. Not all of the youngsters would get into the photo. I went through the factory during working hours and saw many others like these. A neighbor's testimony corroborated the foregoing. Noon hour. Location: Petersburg, Virginia. Date Created/Published: 1911 June. LOC original medium: 1 photographic print. Photos of child labour by Lewis Wickes Hine.