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.
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United States: Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh
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United States: Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh
overall: 21 3/4 in x 13 3/4 in; 55.245 cm x 34.925 cm
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American Red Cross
Factory worker
labor issues
Labor Unions
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National Museum of American History
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