John Gannon (14 years old) 104 Cherry St.

John Gannon (14 years old) 104 Cherry St. John cannot secure an employment certificate because he lacks weight and cannot pass the physical test; he is also under sized for his age; has passed the school requirements. Mother is a widow, does day's work and earns $3 a week. Mary, oldest daughter, fields envelopes at $4 a week. Two children in the orphan asylum. Mother struggling hard to get office cleaning, so that she may take the children out and have a home of her own, as at present they are lodging with friends. We are giving a scholarship to John. Location: New York, New York (State). Date Created/Published: 1910? April. LOC original medium: 1 photographic print. Picture of child labour by Lewis Wickes Hine.