Some of the boys working at the Tidewater Knitting Mills, Portsmouth, Va.

Some of the boys working at the Tidewater Knitting Mills, Portsmouth, Va. I went through the mill several times during working hours and saw a number of youngsters surely under fourteen. Some of them, especially the girls, refused to be in the photos. Location: Portsmouth, Virginia. Date Created/Published: 1911 June. LOC original medium: 1 photographic print. Picture of child labor by Lewis Wickes Hine.