Johnie William Bumgarden (boy in front and part of his family).

Johnie William Bumgarden (boy in front and part of his family). His birth record in the family bible says born May 7th, 1902? Just past his 10th birthday, is learning to doff. Got a regular job. 35 cents a day. Been at it a few weeks. Cannot write very well. Says he is 12 years old. Father said 5 of the family formerly worked in the mill making $28 a week. They take boarders which bring them $5 a week. A total of $33 a week. (Later the father said the record in the bible was put in wrong.) Rock Hill. S.C. Location: Rock Hill, South Carolina. Date Created/Published: 1912 May. LOC original medium: 1 photographic print. Pic of child labour by Lewis Wickes Hine.