Photo dated 1913 - Text dated 2010

Title: Fourteen year old spinner in a[?] Brazos Valley Cotton Mill at West. Violation of the law. Matty Lott runs six sides. See family group and their story. Location: West, Texas.
Creator(s): Hine, Lewis Wickes, 1874-1940, photographerDate 
Created/Published: 1913 November.
Part of: Photographs from the records of the National Child Labor Committee (U.S.)
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-nclc-02873 (color digital file from b&w original print)
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division

UNICEF estimates that about 150 million children aged 5-14 years old worldwide are engaged in child labour, which is both a cause and a consequence of poverty, and compromises children’s education and safety.