Another 1910 newsboy.
12 years of age.
Selling newspapers for 2 years.
Average earnings 20 cents daily.
Selling newspapers own choice.
Father earns $18 weekly.
Boy deposits earnings in du Pont Savings Bank, and on Saturday night works for Reynold’s candy shop, delivering packages.
Works 5 hours daily, except Saturday, when he works 11.
Location: Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
Another newspaper hero!
Two young newspaper boys about to enter a bar in Hartford (USA), 1909.
Photograph by Lewis Hine.
The full archival record for the photograph says:
9:30 P.M. A common case of “team work.”
Smaller boy (Joseph Bishop) goes into [one of the?] saloons and sells his last papers.
Then comes out and his brother gives him more.
Joseph said, “Drunks are me best customers.”
“I sell more’n me brudder does.”
“Dey buy me out so I kin go home.”
He sells every afternoon and night.
Extra late Saturda[y. At] it again at 6 A.M. Sunday.
Location: Hartford, Connecticut.
A newspaper boy in Wilmington, Delaware (USA)
The archival record for the photograph says:
Barney Goldstein, 83 W. 5th St. Newsboy, 10 years of age.
Selling newspapers 1 year.
Average earnings 50 cents per week.
Selling papers own choice.
Works 5 hours per day.
Investigator, Edward F. Brown.
Location: Wilmington, Delaware.
Photo by Lewis W. Hine, May, 1910