The father and three oldest children (two of them under legal age) work regularly in the Brazos Valley Cotton Mill, West, Texas: 1913

Family of J. W. Lott at West. The father and three oldest children (two of them under legal age) work regularly in the Brazos Valley Cotton Mill. Charlie is thirteen years old. Family Record said he was born March 12, 1900. Mattie is fourteen years old. Family Record says born November 14, 1898. Both of them have been working in a cotton mill at Laurel, Miss., for one year. Been working here for two weeks. Have steady jobs. Get about $1.25 a day. Charlie was put right to work in spite of the fact that he is in very bad shape physically. Probably malaria. The other worker is sixteen. Location: West, Texas. Date Created/Published: 1913 November. LOC original medium: 1 photographic print. Photos of child labor by Lewis Wickes Hine.