The air was dirty and dusty, making many people sick and could cause diseases.
Kids worked 12 hours a day in extreme conditions. Lewis Hine captured a picture of a kid with bumps on his body because he worked in industrial boilers.
The overseers don't care if someone gets hurt. Like when a girl bent her two fingers trying to fix a machine, the overseer didn't care and said "Get back to work!".
While Hines is taking more pictures he asks a girl named Martha a few questions. He discovers that she has an older brother and her younger brother died. She would also like to go to school but she has to work.
The Fair Labor Standards Act was finally passed in 1938. Hines fines out in a park with his wife. President Roosevelt said his pictures helped make the decision. He died soon after.