This is a great site for viewing the photographs of Lewis Hine.
This site gives a biography of Lewis Hine.
This site features a fiction book dealing with child labor. It
also includes some good background information, links to other sites
and ideas for lessons.
This excellent site relates the story of a wealthy girl whose
mother takes her on a tour of the fields and mills where her pretty
cotton dress originated, at the expense of child laborers. Contains
This is another excellent site that relates the story of child
coal miners, as told from the coal's point of view. Contains great
This site gives examples of what child laborers earned in wages.
It includes an inflation calculator to figure what their wages would be
in today's economy.
This site lists the occupations (alphabetically) in which children
worked. Also gives the states where the occupations were located.
This site lists the states (alphabetically), with the occupations that used child labor.
A comprehensive site on child labor. Included the previos three sites.
A gallery of photos of child laborers from around the world, circa 1990-present
This site contains a detailed lesson plan for teaching about child labor in American history.
This site contains the history of child labor in the
U.S. There are short vignettes here, along with nice photographs.
Child labor today.