Jewish Immigrants March to Abolish Child Labor

This photograph, taken during a labor parade in New York City in 1909, shows two young women wearing banners that read "Abolish Child Slavery!" in English and Yiddish. Jewish immigrants were especially active in many labor causes at the turn of the century, including the fight against child labor.

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Source | "[Protest against child labor in a labor parade]," black and white photograph, 1909. From Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs online, http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/awhhtml/awas12/d05.html.
Creator | Unknown
Item Type | Photograph
Cite This document | Unknown, “Jewish Immigrants March to Abolish Child Labor,” HERB: Resources for Teachers, accessed April 23, 2014, http://herb.ashp.cuny.edu/items/show/1057.