"using both a 5 x 7-inch view camera and a 4 x 5-inch Graflex, photographed for magazines, government ageniss, labor unions, and private uselessness ."(81)
Signpost: number and stats
"in 1939, a major exhibition of Hines" photographs opened at the riverside museum in New York(85)
Mindset: growth embrace challenges
"Full of surprises and thrills, of hard exhausting climbs up long vertical ladder with a heavy camera on my back, of perching way up on the tops of columns and even on the very tip of the mooring mast special shots."(81)(79)
that is how big the cameras are and that helps show more of the scene
that is the time were Hines pit cures went to a museum and got viral
Summary: 4 sentence importance
4 important things about this book 1: kids get working until they fall asleep 2: kids get deep cuts and burns 3: kids getting their hands mutilated and spun the most important thing is hine getting help from strangers and getting people to help him stop child labor.
if hine stopped helping the kids, then working underage kids would be still be in labor still but with more dangerous and harder jobs.
Book club question:
why did it take so long for people to take action
Definition: Graflex was a manufacturer that gave its brand name to several models of camera. Technical Term: yes
"using both a 5 x 7-inch view camera and a 4 x 5-inch Graflex..."(81)
why did the people make kids do work just to get so little and the jobs were so dangerous that the kids could have been severally hurt and they wouldn't care.