A group of shrimp pickers in Peerless Oyster Co., working during the short noon recess.

A group of shrimp pickers in Peerless Oyster Co., working during the short noon recess. Many workers, including the children, utilize part of the lunch time this way, when there is a lunch time allowed. In many canneries, they snatch their lunches as best they may while the work goes on and others are getting ahead of them. Location: Bay St. Louis, Mississippi. Date Created/Published: 1911 March. LOC original medium: 1 photographic print. Photos of child labor by Lewis Wickes Hine.