Fursen? Owens 12 years old. Can't read. Don't know A, B, C's. "Yes I want to learn but I can't when I work all the time.

Fursen? Owens 12 years old. Can't read. Don't know A, B, C's. "Yes I want to learn but I can't when I work all the time." Been in mills 4 years, 3 years in Olympia Mill, Columbia, S.C. and 1 year here. (See photo 556). Location: Augusta, Georgia. Date Created/Published: 1909 January. LOC original medium: 1 photographic print. Picture of child labor by Lewis Wickes Hine.