Friday, January 8, 2016

Vintage Photos of Children Working at Home

Little girl washing eggs

A little girl irons her clothes

Picking beans on the family farm, Fort Kent, Aroostook County, Maine, 1942

Twelve-year-old girl who keeps house in a trailer for her three brothers who are migrant workers, near Harlingen, Texas, February 1939

Two girls wash and spin clothes to clothesline, 1907

Young girl gathering water from the pump well, Aroostook County, Maine, 1942

A child drawing water from a hand pump, Oklahoma, July 1939

Children putting washing through the mangle to wring it dry for their mother, 1941

Girl doing laundry in wash tub, ca. 1890s

Girl holding her little sister while cooking, New Mexico, 1943

Girl pins handkerchiefs to clothesline

Girl pins laundry to clothesline, 1944

Girls knitting at home, Fort Kent, Aroostook County, Maine, 1942

Hanging dolls clothes on a clothesline, c. 1895

Little girl washing her dolls clothes in a tin bath

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