Family of Mrs. Mette making flowers in a very dirty tenement, 302 Mott St, top floor. Josephine, 13 yrs.

Family of Mrs. Mette making flowers in a very dirty tenement, 302 Mott St, top floor. Josephine, 13 yrs. old, helps out side school hours until 9 P.M. sometimes. She is soon to be 14 and expects to go to work in an embroidery factory. Says she worked in that factory all last summer. Nicholas, 6 yrs. old and Johnnie, 8 yrs. Old work some. So does Rosie, 11 yrs. old (not in photo) who has been sick a good deal. All together earn only 40 to 50 cents a day. Baby (20 months old) plays with the flowers, and they expect he can help a little before long. The father drives a coach (or hack) irregularly. Location: New York, New York (State). Date Created/Published: 1911 December. LOC original medium: 1 photographic print. Child labor picture by Lewis Hine.