Pete Henson, Merrimack Mills, Huntsville, Alabama: 1913

Pete Henson, 414 C Street. Mother said he was twelve two months ago, but has been sweeping in the Merrimack Mill for seven months, so he began at eleven years. Brother Edward said to be thirteen years, but doubtful. Mother said they had no Family Record here and gave me ages from memory. See Hine report. Location: Huntsville, Alabama. Date Created/Published: 1913 November. LOC original medium: 1 photographic print. Pic of child labor by Lewis Hine.