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Youthful Mining Crew at Pennsylvania Coal Company's mine in South Pittston. Photo by Lewis Wickes Hine, 1910

Youthful Mining Crew at Pennsylvania Coal Company’s mine in South Pittston photographed by Lewis Wickes Hine, 1910

Grimy young men and boys pause in their work at the Pennsylvania Coal Company’s mine in South Pittston.  Many of these boys are no more than ten years old, and some are even younger.

(Photo from Shorpy)

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