¨In Pennsylvania, the biggest coal-producing state, thousands of fourteen- and fifteen-year-old boys were employed legally in the mines¨(47).
¨One of our friends feel into a machine and got smothered to death and it happens usually so were used to it¨.
Signpost 2: Quoted words
¨ Help I fell into the machine¨!!!!
¨ ´While I was there, two breaker boys fell or were carried into the coal chute, where they were smothered to death,´ hine said¨(48).
¨ And in 1939, a major exhibition of Hine´s photographs opened at the riverside Musem in New York¨(85).
´The intense heat and glaring light of the open furnaces, where the glass was kept in a molten state, could cause eye trouble, lung ailments, heat exhaustion, and a long list of other medical problems´(54).
The author showed these numbers because of how many underage boys were hired to work in mines, mills, and factories.
Word Gap (Ailments)
1. Lewis Hine traveled around the country with a box camera taking pictures of kids at work. 2. Lewis Hine died on Nov 4, 1940, at the age of 66. 3. Child labor ended during the great depression in the 1930s.
Because Lewis Hine is someone who works for the national child labor committee and he is the one investigating child labor.
The most important thing
Lewis Hine had a fixed mindset the entire story if he didn't has a fixed mindset then he wouldn't have helped all those kids, put a stop to child labor and become one of the best photographers ever .
Book Club Questions
Why wouldn't companies hire adults for their works.
Ailments (Noun) An illness. Typically a minor one. Not technical.
The most important thing was that Lewis Hine quit his job and started taking pictures of children for the NCLC. Even when he died his efforts were not forgotten because in the 1930s child labor finally stopped.
What effects have Lewis Hines work had on child labor suffers.