Jake is ten yrs old, Marie is 13, but neither could spell own name. Scheler family, near Sterling.

Jake is ten yrs old, Marie is 13, but neither could spell own name. Scheler family, near Sterling. The boy said he had recently stuck the hook into his knee while topping. Six in the family, four work. Another family with them, 2 adults. Working 50 acres of beets. Farm near Sterling. Oct. 23/15. Location: Sterling vicinity, Colorado. Date Created/Published: 1915 October 23. LOC original medium: 1 photographic print. Child labor picture by Lewis Hine.