Leila Prater, Virginia K. Johnson Home, Dallas, Tex.

Leila Prater, Virginia K. Johnson Home, Dallas, Tex. According to the records of the house physician, one third of the girl in this institution come from the farms, and began work at cotton picking, at seven and eight years of age. Leila had been working in a Georgia cotton mill "ever since I could remember." See her story in Texas file, Lewis Wickes Hine. Location: Dallas, Texas. Date Created/Published: 1913 November. LOC original medium: 1 photographic print. Child labor picture by Lewis Wickes Hine.