Vintage Political Cartoon Repurposed: The Burden of Child Trafficking

Business man sitting on top of the world. A small girl is holding the world on her shoulders. On the world it says, Child Trafficking

The Original Cartoon

The picture of the cartoon preserved at LC is attributed to Lewis Hine (1874-1940) based on provenance.) What appears to be the artist’s signature is seen at lower left, but is not legible in this copy. See talk page for further discussion., Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

Lewis Hine Child Labor Cartoon

From Wiki Commons

Cartoon from the records of the National Child Labor Committee (U.S.). During the Progressive Era many organizations were formed to outlaw the child labor that was a feature of Gilded Age Industrial Revolution, which included teenage girls working long hours in mills. The cartoon shows a child laborer supporting the world with her labor, including an uncaring robber baron industrialist.

The picture of the cartoon preserved at LC is attributed to Lewis Hine (1874-1940) based on provenance.) What appears to be the artist’s signature is seen at lower left, but is not legible in this copy.

Color Version

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Meme Transcription


Child
Trafficking


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