Group of "cartoners" in Seacoast Canning Co., Factory #7. Everyone of them works putting cans of sardines into paper cartons.

Group of "cartoners" in Seacoast Canning Co., Factory #7. Everyone of them works putting cans of sardines into paper cartons. Eleven out of the fourteen were under twelve years. Several from eight to ten. Smallest girl in front is Erna Hamilton, eight years old. (See family story #2453.) The older girls, from twelve to fourteen years, earn several dollars a day. One fourteen year old girl said she made $3 to $4 when she packed all day and in the evening. Location: Eastport, Maine. Date Created/Published: 1911 August. LOC original medium: 1 photographic print. Child labor picture by Lewis Hine.