1928 NEW BEDFORD MA TEXTILE MILL STRIKE PRESS PHOTO of CHILDREN HELPERS

1928 NEW BEDFORD MA TEXTILE MILL STRIKE PRESS PHOTO of CHILDREN HELPERS

Item #622

6" x 8" press photo, which shows children with meals in pails. The attached description reads:

"Innocent victims in mill strike - New Bedford, mass.. three little pawns in the battle being waged between striking mill works of this city and their employers. While the parents are picketing or attending mass meetings and demonstrations, the children bring them food in pots from home. One of the youngsters is wearing a trench helmet, probably a protection for him. Virtually the entire working population of the city is out as the town is practically all mills."

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