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Andrew Carnegie Grows Up Working


Telegraph messenger boys in Indianapolis

Carnegie worked as a telegraph messenger boy, riding his bike to deliver messages before people had telephones

CREDIT: Hine, Lewis Wickes. "Four A.D.T. messenger boys, with bicycles, Indianapolis, Indiana." August 1908. National Child Labor Committee Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress.

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