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Reformer Grace Abbott Was Born


Six black workers in the Alexandria (Va.) Glass Factory, 1911

Labor by children under 16 was regulated thanks to Grace Abbott's efforts

CREDIT: “In the Alexandria glass factories, negroes work side by side with the white workers. Also in Richmond. These are some of those working in the Alexandria (Va.) Glass Factory,” 1911. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress. Reproduction Number LC-DIG-nclc-01300.

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