Picking Slate [postcard]

Picking Slate [postcard]

New York: Rotograph Company, 1907. Standard 3.5x5.5 inch postcard, b&w photo of boys employed in a plant picking slate out of mined coal; postcard has been used, with penciled inscription and address, stamp cancelled on Jan. 5 in New York with a recepit cancel of Jan. 7 in Michigan. Mild edgewear, photo has minor ink smudges.

A graphic reminder of child labor in the days of "breaker boys."

Cat.No: 179683

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