Delaware Historic photos, documents, and people

May, 1910

Group of children playing on the stoop of a house next to 229 Tatnall St., a reputed house of prostitution. Investigator, Edward F. Brown. Location: Wilmington, Delaware /

May, 1910

Group of newsboys on a stoop at 4th & Market Sts. "Take our mugs, mister?" Investigator, Edward F. Brown. Location: Wilmington, Delaware / Photo by Louis i.

May, 1910

A gang of newsies at the office of "Every Evening." "Everybody in this gang sells." Investigator, Edward F. Brown. Location: Wilmington, Delaware / Photo by

May, 1910

Newsboy smoking cigarets sic on 4th & Orange Sts. Investigator, Edward F. Brown Wilmington, Delaware. Location: Wilmington, Delaware / Photo by Louis i.e. L

May, 1910

Family group hulling strawberries in the sun at Johnson's Hulling station, Seaford, Del. Note the child of about 5 years of age in the centre of the picture with sharp, long knife hulling berries. Loc

May, 1910

A mother hulling berries while she nurses her infant. Her other children sit beside her, also at work. Little Mabel Cuthrie i.e., Guthrie?, 4 yrs. old started working last year. Location: Seaford?, De

May, 1910

Alberta McNadd on Chester Truitt's farm at Cannon, Del. Alberta is 5 years of age and has been picking berries since she was 3. Her mother volunteered the information that she picks steadily from sun-u

May, 1910

Joseph Severio. Peanut vendor. 11 years of age. Pushing cart 2 years. Out after midnight on May 21, 1910. Ordinarily works 6 hours per day. Works of own volition. Don't smoke. All earnings go to father

May, 1910

In the shadow of City Hall, selling vegetables at 515 King St., Wilmington, Delaware. Investigator, Edward F. Brown. Location: Wilmington, Delaware / Photo