Group of children attending the mill school at Barker Cotton Mills.

Group of children attending the mill school at Barker Cotton Mills. These children are well-kept at home, and well-directed in school. School is sanitary and well-equipped. School attendance is compulsory. Deputy in mill acts as truant officer. If parents neglect to send children to school, they are requested to move out. The whole situation reflects the good management of the superintendent. Location: Mobile, Alabama. Date Created/Published: 1914 October. LOC original medium: 1 photographic print. Photos of child labour by Lewis Wickes Hine.