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FAMOUS HISTORICAL PICS OF AMERICAN WORKERS OF EARLY 20TH CENTURY

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The famous historical pics of the lives of American workers of the early 20th century are still awesome to watch. On September 26, 1874, famous American photographer Lewis Hine was born.

In the early 20th century, he worked as a botanist teacher in the Jewish-Slavic ghetto of New York. He began photographing in 1905, telling in photos about the fate of immigrants in the United States, showing their poverty, confusion and unrealistic hope for a better future — if not for themselves, then at least for their children.

Lewis Hine‘s photos were extremely popular. He made slides for lectures and huge posters, printed them in magazines, brochures, books.

We’ve collected the best footage of Lewis Hine that has made her world famous.

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famous historical pics
A 12-year-old worker in a textile factory.

In 1908, Lewis Hine became a full-time photographer for the U.S. National Child Labor Committee, which launched the first-ever campaign against the exploitation of children in the workplace.

For nearly 10 years, photographers traveled all over the United States from the Atlantic to the Pacific coast, taking photos of miners, weavers, port movers, stokers, laborers, garbage collectors.

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Famous “Vision” The image, depicting a little girl who turned away the factory window from the loom, has become a symbol of the struggle against child labor.

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“A girl at a cotton factory in South Carolina.”

Under various pretexts – an insurance agent, a businessman, a preacher or pretending to be an industrial photographer in extreme cases – he infiltrated factories and factories where child labor was used.

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“Midnight in glass factory”

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Lewis Hine‘s works were full of humanistic compassion, and publications fighting for a rapid improvement in social conditions voluntarily printed them.

famous historical pics
famous historical pics

In the year of 1908

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In the year of 1907

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“The mechanic of the power plant,” 1920.

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In the year of 1920

In the 1920s and 1930s, He continued to illuminate America’s working class.

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His most famous work of this period is a series of impressive high-rise photographs dedicated to building the 102-story Empire State Building in New York.

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Builder of Empire State Building Chrysler Skyscraper, 1930

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These works no longer reflect the tragic situation of the working class, but are full of pride in the achievements of American builders.

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Builder of Empire State Building.

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when america in 1932

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Builders eat lunch while sitting on a steel structure on the top floor of a building.

This image is still one of the most famous and iconic in the history of American photography. However,some historians and connoisseurs of photography believe that this shot was made by Charles Abetz.


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