Danville Messengers. The smallest boy, Western Union No. 5 is only ten years old, and is working as extra boy.

Danville Messengers. The smallest boy, Western Union No. 5 is only ten years old, and is working as extra boy. He said he was going to be laid off as the manager told him he was too young, but an older messenger told me the reason was that the other messengers were having him put off because he cuts into their earnings. See Hine report on Va. messengers for data about the tallest boy. Location: Danville, Virginia. Date Created/Published: 1911 June. LOC original medium: 1 photographic print. Picture of child labour by Lewis Hine.