Charlie Foster

Photo by Lewis Wickes Hine (from Leberman)
 Young Mill Worker

Born:May 3, 1901, New Market, Alabama


•  Lewis Hine came to Huntsville in 1913 and photographed the children working in the city's mills. Charlie Foster was one of those children and he became a poster-child for issues related to child labor laws. - Leberman

Related Links:

•  Leberman - Article titled "Hine in Huntsville: What the Photographic Detective Found" by B. Susanna Leberman for The Huntsville Historical Review, Fall-Winter 2003, Volume 29, Number 1, Published by The Huntsville-Madison County Historical Society. Article begins on page 7 and the connection to Charlie and his story begins on page 12.

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•  Leberman