Colorado Historic photos, documents, and people

October, 1915

Only 50% of the pupils are present at School #3, Dist. #3, Ft. Morgan, Colo., October 27/15, over five weeks after school began. Location: Fort Morgan, Colorado /

December, 1915

This is the attendance in the Sanders School, District #30 on December 6. Compare photograph 4042 showing attendance on October 25 - 7 weeks after school opened. Sterling vicinity, Colorado

October, 1915

One of the families working the beets on the Bott farm. 6 working. The 8 year old girls sic? piles and tops. Location: Loveland vicinity, Colorado / L.W. Hi

November, 1915

This is the attendance at the Jeffers School, #29 on November 1. 7 present out of the possible 20. Absences due chiefly to beet work. See also 4060. Location: Loveland vicinity, Colorado

December, 1915

14 year old Henry in the fourth grade of the Rockwood Place School. He is four grades behind, and the teacher says it is on account of the beet work. Location: Fort Collins, Colorado

October, 1915

Six-year old Jo, pulling beets for his parents on a farm near Sterling, Colo. This is very heavy work for such little ones, but many do it. Location: Sterling vicinity, Colorado

1915

Family of John H. Children 8, 10, 13, 15 yrs. old pulling and picking beets on farm at Iliff? Ten members of the family. They will make about $900 this season but have very heavy expenses so will only

October, 1915

(See label 4010) Eight-year-old boy tugging at the beets. There is a great deal of physical strain in this work. See Hine report. Location: Sterling vicinity, Colorado /

October, 1915

Jo Wohn, ten-year-old topper in beet field near Sterling, Colorado. He works from 6 A.M. to 6:30 P.M., with about half an hour for lunch. Location: Sterling vicinity, Colorado /