The New York State Training School for Girls was established in Hudson, New York in 1904 as a new establishment for the internment of “incorrigible” girls between the ages of 12 and 15.
Posts Tagged: Work
Dolly Freed wrote Possum Living : How To Live Well Without A Job And With (Almost) No Money at the age of 18 with only a 7th grade education.
These sorrowful photographs by Lewis Hine show the work life of young boys during a time when child labor was exploited.
Victory Youth Farmers
Homegrown WWII propaganda inviting young people to farm for victory.
Mill Girl Murder
From the 1830s-1850s young women in their late teens to early twenties flocked to New England to work in factories.
Deep End is about love in the most unlikely, and humid, of places.
Ian Purkayastha can talk truffle. Ian developed a passion for fungi in his early teens which inspired him to start a company—Tartufi Unlimited—selling outlandishly expensive European truffles out of his hometown of Fayetteville, Arkansas.
Mexican girls, carrot workers, Edinburg, Texas. 1939
A spectrum of farm girls—from the 4-H farm lifestyle to young migrant workers in the fields, just trying to deal—during the Great Depression.