November 1910. Birmingham, Alabama. "Our baby doffer" they called him. Donnie Cole. Has been doffing for some months. When asked his age, he hesitated, then said, "I'm twelve." Another young boy said, "He can't work unless he's twelve." Photo and caption by Lewis Wickes Hine.
August 1939. Marion County, Oregon, near West Stayton. Children in large private bean pickers' camp. The pickers came from many states, from Oklahoma to North Dakota.
100 Years Ago: a very detailed crowd photo from a 1913 women's suffrage event in Washington DC.
Philadelphia circa 1909. "Broad Street north from Walnut." With City Hall, William Penn and two young friends center stage
Poor White Hallway: September 1935. Washington, D.C. "Poor white hallway, Georgetown. Seldom do these people have even the desire to clear up rubbish, and the broom shown here seems to be out of place." 35mm nitrate negative by Carl Mydans.
52 Colorized Historical Photos That Give Us A New Look At the Past
Shorpy Historical Photo Archive :: Living Large: 1916
Shorpy:: July 7, 1865. "Washington, D.C. Hanging hooded bodies of the four conspirators; crowd departing." Lincoln assassination conspirators Mary Surratt, Lewis Payne, David Herold and George Atzerodt shortly after their execution at Fort McNair. Wet plate glass negative by Alexander Gardner.