Massachusetts Historic photos, documents, and people

February, 1917

Abe Singer, 14-year old helper at Wax Florists, 143 Tremont Street. He delivers bundles, tends the door, etc. Location: Boston, Massachusetts / Lewis W. Hin

January, 1917

4 p.m. Morrison Foster, 37 Anderson Street. Said he was 12 years old, and sells papers from 4 to 6 p.m. daily. No badge visible--pinned inside pocket. Near South Station. Boston, Massachusetts

January, 1917

4 p.m. Group of newsies selling in front of South Station. 4 of them said they were 11 years old. Saw no badges in evidence. Boston, Massachusetts / Lewis W

June, 1916

Scenes from "The Twig of Thorn" given by a club of working girls in King Philip Settlement. Most of them are weavers. All girls. Location: Fall River, Massachusetts. /

June, 1916

Scenes from "The Twig of Thorn" given by a club of working girls in King Philip Settlement. Most of them are weavers. All girls. Location: Fall River, Massachusetts. /

June, 1916

Loafing around. Group of boys who had been sweepers and doffers, then worked in tire factory and now out on strike. 5 P.M. Location: Chicopee Falls, Massachusetts /

June, 1916

Philip Sowa - Polish - 14 years May 16, 1916, 256 Montauk St. First application to be doffer in card room of Shoe Mill. Liked to go to school. Location: Fall River, Massachusetts

June, 1916

King Philip Spinning room. Oiler Boy - Oils all the spindles in this room. George Courtemonds, 114 Kellogg St. October 3, 1915, 14 years old. Location: Fall River, Massachusetts

June, 1916

Bernadette Blanchette. 9 year old French girl whose father and 16 year old brother are in Kerr Thread mill. Location: Fall River, Massachusetts / Lewis W. H