Dependent (able-bodied) Parents. Smith Family, West Point, Miss. Three girls (in front) work in the mill.

Dependent (able-bodied) Parents. Smith Family, West Point, Miss. Three girls (in front) work in the mill. This boy and others work up town. Came from an Alabama farm six months ago. Smallest spinner runs two sides. "Father just putters around. Don't work steady." "We all like the mill work better'n the hot sun on farm." House barren and run down. Location: West Point, Mississippi. Date Created/Published: 1911 May. LOC original medium: 1 photographic print. Photos of child labor by Lewis Wickes Hine.