American workers in the 20th century

September 26, 1874 was the birth of famous American photographer Lewis Hine. At the beginning of 20th century, he worked as a teacher at the Jewish-Slavic ghettos in New York. He began photographing in 1905, telling the fate of immigrants in the USA, their misery, confusion and false hopes for a better future. During the 20th century photos from Lewis Hine were immensely popular. They were published just about everywhere; books, magazines, journals.

Today we gathered the best photos from Lewis Hine that made ​​him world famous star.

"12-year-old working in a textile factory."
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The famous picture "Vision", depicting a little girl, turning away from the loom to the factory window. This picture became a symbol for the fight against child labor.
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"The Girl on the cotton factory in South Carolina State."
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"Midnight at the glassworks factory"
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Perhaps this is the most famous picture made by the great photographer.
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Date Published: 26 September 2013 Views: 7625