Nine year old Mollie Keller and her two sisters, 10 and 13 yrs old, pulling beets.
Nine year old Mollie Keller and her two sisters, 10 and 13 yrs old, pulling beets. The overalls are used by many girls and women. They said they begin sometimes at 5 A.M., usually about 6 or 7, -and work until 6 P.M. with an hour off at noon. An 8 yr old sister works some. These 4 children, with the father and mother, work a large plot of beets on contract for W.E. Damm, near Sterling Colo. Mr. Damm said this family would make from $800 to $900 this season, with two or three hundred dollars out for expenses Location: Sterling vicinity, Colorado. Date Created/Published: 1915 October. LOC original medium: 1 photographic print. Pic of child labor by Lewis Hine.