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Lewis Wickes Hine photographs

Lewis Wickes Hine photographs

Descriptive Summary

Title: Lewis Wickes Hine photographs
Creator: Hine, Lewis Wickes, 1874-1940
Inclusive Dates: 1909-1913
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.6 Linear Feet (1 document box, 1 half box)
Collection Number: ms989
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Lewis Wickes Hine (1874-1940), documentary photographer, in 1908 he was hired by the National Child Labor Committee to document child labor conditions in the United States.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of photographs by Lewis W. Hine from 1909-1913 depicting child laborers in Georgia. The photographs show mill children at their work or grouped before the mills. A few of the photographs show the impoverished areas surrounding the mills where the children lived with their families. The collection includes photographs from the following Georgia mill sites: Augusta, Columbus, LaFayette, Lindale, Macon, Rome, Rossville, Tifton, and Valdosta.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Lewis W. Hine photographs, ms989, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright of these photos is held by the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Permission to publish must be obtained from Tom Beck, Chief Curator, Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, 5401 Wilkins Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland, 21228-5398; beck(at) or 410.455.3827.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2009 September 11.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Augusta (Ga.)
Columbus (Ga.)
LaFayette (Ga.)
LaGrange (Ga.) -- History.
Lindale (Ga.)
Macon, Ga.
Manufactures -- Georgia.
Mills and mill-work -- Georgia.
Photographers -- Georgia.
Rome (Ga.)
Rossville (Ga.)
Tifton (Ga.)
United States -- Social conditions -- 1865-1918 -- Photographs.
Valdosta (Ga.)

Related Collections in this Repository

Related materials located in other repositories: Lewis Hine Collection, University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

12Picture no. 491 (Augusta, Ga.)
13Picture no. 492 (Augusta, Ga.)
14Picture no. 495 (Augusta, Ga.)
15Picture no. 496 (Macon, Ga.)
16Picture no. 497 (Macon, Ga.)
17Picture no. 498 (Macon, Ga.)
18Picture no. 500 (Augusta, Ga.)
19Picture no. 502 (Augusta, Ga.)
110Picture no. 503 (Augusta, Ga.)
111Picture no. 507 (Augusta, Ga.)
112Picture no. 509 (Augusta, Ga.)
113Picture no. 510 (Augusta, Ga.)
114Picture no. 513 (Tifton, Ga.)
115Picture no. 515 (Macon, Ga.)
116Picture no. 519 (Macon, Ga.)
117Picture no. 521 (Macon, Ga.)
118Picture no. 522 (Macon, Ga.)
119Picture no. 526 (Macon, Ga.)
120Picture no. 527 (Macon, Ga.)
121Picture no. 530 (Macon, Ga.)
122Picture no. 531 (Macon, Ga.)
123Picture no. 534 (Macon, Ga.)
124Picture no. 535 (Macon, Ga.)
125Picture no. 536 (Valdosta, Ga.)
126Picture no. 537 (Valdosta, Ga.)
127Picture no. 538 (Macon, Ga.)
128Picture no. 539 (Macon, Ga.)
129Picture no. 542 (Macon, Ga.)
130Picture no. 549 (Macon, Ga.)
131Picture no. 550 (Augusta, Ga.)
132Picture no. 551 (Augusta, Ga.)
133Picture no. 552 (Macon, Ga.)
134Picture no. 553 (Macon, Ga.)
135Picture no. 556 (Augusta, Ga.)
136Picture no. 1854 (Rossville, Ga.)
137Picture no. 1855 (Rossville, Ga.)
138Picture no. 1857 (Rossville, Ga.)
139Picture no. 1858 (Rossville, Ga.)
140Picture no. 1859 (Rossville, Ga.)
141Picture no. 1860 (Rossville, Ga.)
142Picture no. 1861 (Rossville, Ga.)
143Picture no. 3348 (Rome, Ga.)
144Picture no. 3349 (Rome, Ga.)
145Picture no. 3350 (Rome, Ga.)
146Picture no. 3351 (Rome, Ga.)
147Picture no. 3352 (Rome, Ga.)
148Picture no. 3353 (Rome, Ga.)
149Picture no. 3356 (Rome, Ga.)
150Picture no. 3358 (Rome, Ga.)
151Picture no. 3359 (Rome, Ga.)
152Picture no. 3362 (Lindale, Ga.)
153Picture no. 3363 (Lindale, Ga.)
154Picture no. 3364 (Lindale, Ga.)
155Picture no. 3365 (Lindale, Ga.)
156Picture no. 3366 (Lindale, Ga.)
157Picture no. 3367 (Lindale, Ga.)
158Picture no. 3368 (Lindale, Ga.)
159Picture no. 3369 (Lindale, Ga.)
160Picture no. 3370 (Lindale, Ga.)
161Picture no. 3371 (Lindale, Ga.)
162Picture no. 3372 (Lindale, Ga.)
163Picture no. 3375 (LaFayette, Ga.)
164Picture no. 3376 (LaFayette, Ga.)
165Picture no. 3377 (LaFayette, Ga.)
166Picture no. 3378 (LaFayette, Ga.)
167Picture no. 3379 (Rome, Ga.)
168Picture no. 3380 (Rome, Ga.)
169Picture no. 3382 (Rome, Ga.)
170Picture no. 3383 (Lindale, Ga.)
171Picture no. 3386 (Rome, Ga.)
172Picture no. 3387 (Rome, Ga.)
173Picture no. 3388 (Rome, Ga.)
174Picture no. 3390 (Rome, Ga.)
175Picture no. 3391 (Rome, Ga.)
176Picture no. 3392 (Rome, Ga.)
177Picture no. 3393 (Rome, Ga.)
178Picture no. 3398 (Lindale, Ga.)
179Picture no. 3399 (Lindale, Ga.)
180Picture no. 3400 (Lindale, Ga.)
181Picture no. 3401 (Lindale, Ga.)
182Picture no. 3402 (Lindale, Ga.)
183Picture no. 3405 (Lindale, Ga.)
184Picture no. 3406 (Lindale, Ga.)
185Picture no. 3407 (Lindale, Ga.)
186Picture no. 3408 (Lindale, Ga.)
187Picture no. 3409 (Lindale, Ga.)
188Picture no. 3420 (Columbus, Ga.)
189Picture no. 3421 (Columbus, Ga.)
190Picture no. 3422 (Columbus, Ga.)
21Picture no. 3423 (Columbus, Ga.) Access Online
22Picture no. 3426 (unidentified) Access Online
23Picture no. 3427 (LaGrange, Ga.) Access Online
24Picture no. 3429 (LaGrange, Ga.) Access Online
25Picture no. 3430 (LaGrange, Ga.) Access Online
26Picture no. 3431 (Columbus, Ga.) Access Online
27Picture no. 3432 (Columbus, Ga.) Access Online
28Picture no. 3433 (Columbus, Ga.) Access Online
29Picture no. 3434 (Columbus, Ga.) Access Online
210Picture no. 3435 (Columbus, Ga.) Access Online
211Picture no. 3436 (Columbus, Ga.) Access Online
212Picture no. 3437 (Phonix City, Ala.) Access Online
213Picture no. 3438 (Columbus, Ga.) Access Online
214Picture no. 3439 (Columbus, Ga.) Access Online
215Picture no. 3440 (Phenix City, Ala.) Access Online
216Picture no. 3441 (Columbus, Ga.) Access Online
217Picture no. 3442 (Columbus, Ga.) Access Online
218Picture no. 3443 (Columbus, Ga.) Access Online
219Picture no. 3445 (Columbus, Ga.) Access Online
220Picture no. 3446 (Columbus, Ga.) Access Online
221Picture no. 3448 (Columbus, Ga.) Access Online
222Picture no. 3449 (Columbus, Ga.) Access Online
223Picture no. 3453/351 (unidentified) Access Online
224Picture no. 3454 (Columbus, Ga.) Access Online
225Picture no. 3455 (Columbus, Ga.) Access Online
226Picture no. 3456 (Columbus, Ga.) Access Online
227Picture no. 3457 (Columbus, Ga.) Access Online
228Picture no. 3458/350 (Columbus, Ga.) Access Online
229Picture no. 3459 (Columbus, Ga.) Access Online
229APicture no. 3461 (unidentified) Access Online
230Picture no. 3462 (Columbus, Ga.) Access Online
231Picture no. 3463 (Columbus, Ga.) Access Online
232Picture no. 3464 (Columbus, Ga.) Access Online
233Picture no. 3465 (Columbus, Ga.) Access Online
234Picture no. 3466 (Columbus, Ga.) Access Online
235Picture no. 3466/237 (unidentified) Access Online
236Picture no. Unnumbered, Inspector in Yarn Mill Access Online
237Picture Unnumbered, Joys and Sorrows of Immigrant Life Access Online