Some of the doffers in the Washington Cotton Mills, Fries, Va.
Some of the doffers in the Washington Cotton Mills, Fries, Va. The smallest one said he was 15 years old but, for that matter, they are all "wise" to the necessity for being at least 14. All work. The group was posed by the overseer. Location: Fries, Virginia. Date Created/Published: 1911 May. LOC original medium: 1 photographic print. Picture of child labour by Lewis Hine.