Lawrence Purdie (right end) has been spinning in the mule room of the cotton mill at Matoaca, Va., for two years.

Lawrence Purdie (right end) has been spinning in the mule room of the cotton mill at Matoaca, Va., for two years. His brother, next to him, helps in the mill. The others in the photo are not working yet. The father is not at work now as work is slack. Location: Matoaca, Virginia. Date Created/Published: 1911 June. LOC original medium: 1 photographic print. Child labor photo by Lewis Hine.