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Now Help Our Children 'Over the Top'

Now Help Our Children 'Over the Top'

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The National Child Labor Committee, founded in 1904, was the leading advocate for the national child labor reform movement.Their mission was "promoting the rights, awareness, dignity, well-being and education of children and youth as they relate to work and working." According to the 1900 Census about 1 in 6 children between the ages of 5 and 10 had "gainful occupation" an increase of almost 50% since 1880.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Poster
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh
associated place
United States: Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh
Measurements
overall: 21 3/4 in x 13 3/4 in; 55.245 cm x 34.925 cm
ID Number
PL.127284.01
accession number
127284
catalog number
127284.01
Credit Line
American Red Cross
subject
Children
Factory worker
labor issues
Labor Unions
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Political and Military History: Political History, General History Collection
Princeton Posters
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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