Exhibit Tells Story Of Child Labor Through Photographer's Lens

Apr 17, 2017

Early 20th century photographer Lewis Hine made his mark by documenting the working conditions in mill towns, like those in Georgia. His photos led to major reforms in child labor laws. An exhibit at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton, Georgia tells the story of one family he documented. We talked with historian Joe Manning, who’s on a quest to learn more about the children in Hine’s photographs.

 The stories behind Lewis Hine's photos researched by Joe Manning