Some of the youngsters working in the spinning rooms of the Washington Cotton Mills, Fries, Va.

Some of the youngsters working in the spinning rooms of the Washington Cotton Mills, Fries, Va. Posed by the overseer, who said, "These boys are a bad lot." When questioned, they all said they were fourteen yrs. old or more. Location: Fries, Virginia. Date Created/Published: 1911 May. LOC original medium: 1 photographic print. Child labor picture by Lewis Wickes Hine.