Virginia Historic photos, documents, and people

June, 1911

In the Alexandria glass factories, negroes work side by side with the white workers. Also in Richmond. These are some of those working in Alexandria (Va.) Glass Factory. Location: Alexandria, Virginia

June, 1911

In the Alexandria glass factories, negroes work side by side with the white workers. Also in Richmond. These are some of those working in the Alexandria (Va.) Glass Factory. Location: Alexandria, Virg

June, 1911

Ethel Shumate (see photo 2190). Has been rolling cigarettes in Danville (Va.) Factory for six months. Lives, 614 Upper Street. Said she was thirteen years old, but it is doubtful. Location: Danville,

June, 1911

Some of the young boys who are rollers and bunch-breakers in Danville Cigarette Factory. The very smallest ones avoided the camera. One of them asked me if the camera told their ages. Location: Danvil

June, 1911

Some of the young boys who are rollers and bunch-breakers in Danville Cigarette Factory. The very smallest ones avoided the camera. One of them asked me if the camera told their ages. Location: Danvil

June, 1911

Some of the young girls who roll cigarettes in the Danville (Va.) Cigarette Factory. I could not induce the very smallest ones to get into the photos. See other photos taken at noon and in the morning.

June, 1911

Some of the young girls who roll cigarettes in the Danville (Va.) Cigarette Factory. I could not induce the very smallest ones to get into the photos. See other photos taken at noon and in the morning.

June, 1911

These were all of the small boys I found working at the Suffolk (Va.) Knitting Mills, the day I was there. One of the smallest boys had been working there for two years. Not many under fourteen. Locat

June, 1911

Adolescent spinners in the Suffolk (Va.) Knitting Mills. One of these, fourteen years old, said she had been working here, off and on, for four years, and earns about one dollar a day now. Location: S