A Product of the 4 H Club. Gradie Walton, 17 yrs.

A Product of the 4 H Club. Gradie Walton, 17 yrs. old, - is very deficient in most school branches (except in mathematics where he shines). He is much handicapped physically, - lost one eye in an accident and the other is weak. This year he raised 135 bushels of corn on one acre (his father raised about one half as much and complained that the boy's land was better). The secret was that the boy worked hard on the plot . , - a sic fertilizing and cultivating, even bringing soil in from the woods. He got the First Prize for two years. Location: Pocahontas County, West Virginia. Date Created/Published: 1921 October 6. LOC original medium: 1 photographic print. Photos of child labour by Lewis Hine.