Lewis Wickes HineAmerican (Oshkosh, Wisconsin, 1874 - 1940, Hastings-on-Hudson, New York)
Sweepers and mule-room boys in Royal Mill, River Point, R.I. Boy left hand end, Manuel Mites has been in mill 2 years. Clinton Silvey and Louis Perry (centre boys) have been in mill one year and said they are now 12 years old. Boy on right hand Manuel Silvey been in mill 1 year. (They could not speak English.) Location: River Point, Rhode Island.
1909photograph | gelatin silver print
Not currently on view in the museum
4 1/4 in. x 5 3/4 in. (10.8 cm x 14.61 cm)
Anonymous Fund purchase
groups, boys, children, workers, portraits, Manuel Mites, Clinton Silvey, Manuel Silvey, Louis Perry, child labor, caps, brick, windows