A part of the spinning force working in the Washington Cotton Mills, Fries, Va. Group posed by the overseer. All work.

A part of the spinning force working in the Washington Cotton Mills, Fries, Va. Group posed by the overseer. All work. The overseer said, "These boys are a bad lot." All were alive to the need for being 14 years old when questioned. Location: Fries, Virginia. Date Created/Published: 1911 May. LOC original medium: 1 photographic print. Child labor pic by Lewis Wickes Hine.