Boys working at Hamilton Brown Shoe Company. Hubert Homesley, 13 years old, said he had been working there over six months.

Boys working at Hamilton Brown Shoe Company. Hubert Homesley, 13 years old, said he had been working there over six months. He and 10 other boys had been laid off. Erba Conley said he was 15 but looked 12, said the boys had been laid off because there is a fine if boys under 14 work,. Location: Columbia, Missouri. Date Created/Published: 1910 October. LOC original medium: 1 photographic print. Picture of child labour by Lewis Hine.