Children of Mrs. Lawrence, a renter near Tinney, Okla. They go to Prairie Lee School.
Children of Mrs. Lawrence, a renter near Tinney, Okla. They go to Prairie Lee School. Beula is 13 years old and picks about 200 pounds a day when cotton is good. She drags and carries a bag that holds 50 pounds and more before it is emptied. Norma is 10 years old and picks from 100 to 150 pounds a day. Drags the sack which often holds 50 pounds or more before emptied. Randall is 9 years old; has picked over 100 pounds a day--usually less. He does not carry quite so large a sackful as his sisters. Location: Comanche County, Oklahoma. Date Created/Published: 1916 October 10. LOC original medium: 1 photographic print. Child labour pics by Lewis Hine.