"He spent a year at the normal high school, then enrolled for another year at the University of Chicago"(9). "In 1901, he was appointed superintendent of New York City's Ethical Culture School"(9). "During the summer of 1904, he returned to Oshkosh to marry Sara Ann Rich, a former classmate"(9).
Signpost-Numbers and Stats
"By the early 1900s, many Americans were calling child labor "child slavery" and were demanding an end to it"(2).
Since Hine was unhappy that child labor was going on, he decided to take photographs and prove to the National Child Labor Committee they needed to end it.
To keep do what he wanted to, Hine had to keep finding other jobs to do. He was taking a bunch of pictures so he could try and put an end to child labor.
Summary-SWBS and Aha! Huh?
SWBS:Hine wanted to stop child labor because the kids didn't deserve to be treated that way,but they would not stop it. So he took pictures of them working and was trying to prove to the National Child Labor Committee they needed to stop it.
The author used this number to show how long this child labor has been going on.
Question for book club
Dreaming of putting an end to child labor, Hine took lots of pictures to try and prove to the National Child Labor Committee that they needed to put an end to child labor.
Theme-If you set your mind to doing something, don't stop until you succeed.
Aha! Child labor is really bad and it is hurting the kids Huh? Why haven't they stopped child labor yet
Question for week 1
What would result if he had not took all those pictures to stop child labor?