Students will analyze vivid images of newsboys and newsgirls captured by Lewis Hine, an investigative photographer for the National Child Labor Committee (NCLC). Because of his photographs, Americans saw the horrible conditions and effects of child labor, which lead to states passing strictor child labor laws. Use this lesson when teaching about child labor during the Progressive Era.
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Framework lesson with objective questions, warm-up*, and simple conclusion
Primary source images*
Photographic analysis assignment*
Sample answers and source info
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