Some of the girlds would work as a house servent and others would go work at the mills so they could afford food.
The living conditions weren't always great ( there where usaly 3 beds inside one littel room ).
While the Men or Boys helped care for the crops.
(The button above labeled child labor is a video.)
Some of the children had to work 50 to 70 hours a week meaning that this was a every day thing.
Child labor still happens today but mostly in sub-Saharan Africa and these children that work hard like this are younger then 10 years of age. About 120 million have to do work that could cause them there life!
what i think:
Created with images by Children's Bureau Centennial - "LC-DIG-nclc-04477 Girls Brooms Hine" • Children's Bureau Centennial - "LC-DIG-nclc-01342 Girl Warping Machine" • Boston Public Library - "Weaving cotton cloth, Dallas, Texas, U.S.A." • InAweofGod'sCreation - "280. Stacked" • Queensland State Archives - "Bagging wheat, Clifton, Darling Downs, c 1930"