Conrad Helmut's two girls, 6 and 8 yrs. old, pulling beets, near Sterling, Colo.

Conrad Helmut's two girls, 6 and 8 yrs. old, pulling beets, near Sterling, Colo. The ground was hard and the little ones tugged away at the beets steadily. There are three smaller children left alone in the shack at the far end of the field. Father said he will clear about $200 this season, -two parents and these two children. Location: Sterling vicinity, Colorado. Date Created/Published: 1915 October 21. LOC original medium: 1 photographic print. Picture of child labour by Lewis Wickes Hine.