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Andrew Carnegie Grows Up Working


Boy sweeper working in a cotton mill in Evansville, Indiana

Andrew Carnegie got his first job working in a textile mill like this one

CREDIT: Hines, Lewis Wickes. "Boy sweeper, wearing knickers, standing alongside carding machine in Lincoln Cotton Mills, Evansville, Indiana." October 1908. National Child Labor Committee Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress.

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