Twelve year old Selina Wall working at spooling room in the Brazos Valley Cotton Mill, West, Tex.

Twelve year old Selina Wall working at spooling room in the Brazos Valley Cotton Mill, West, Tex. Their Family Record says she was born, March 23, 1901. Her mother said: "She's just taking the place of her sister (fifteen years old). Selina could earn a dollar a day. She was raised up in a cotton mill over in Belton, but she has to stay home and do the cookin." The mother and the fifteen year old girl work regularly in the mill. Several older boys work. Selina keeps house. Nine in the family. Location: West, Texas. Date Created/Published: 1913 November. LOC original medium: 1 photographic print. Pic of child labor by Lewis Wickes Hine.