Sugar beet workers, Sugar City, Colorado. Mary, six years, Lucy, eight, Ethel, ten. Family has been here ten years.

Sugar beet workers, Sugar City, Colorado. Mary, six years, Lucy, eight, Ethel, ten. Family has been here ten years. Children go to school in the winter. See Hine Report, Colorado Beet Workers, July 1915. Location: Sugar City, Colorado. Date Created/Published: 1915 July. LOC original medium: 1 photographic print. Picture of child labor by Lewis Wickes Hine.


Wow

It's amazing what these kids had to go through. I mean, at six years old I went to Kindergarten. I did not have to work at all. But these kids have to work in farms when they obviously should be growing and playing.