SELLING NEWSPAPERS

Files under France Soir, II World War, Newspaper Boys | Feb 11th

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A old, French newspaper chap selling France Soir during World War II.



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Files under Newspaper Boys | Oct 19th

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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.

Don’t smoke.

Visits saloons.

Works 5 hours daily, except Saturday, when he works 11.

Location: Wilmington, Delaware, USA.

Another newspaper hero!



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Files under Newspaper Boys | Sep 29th

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Newspaper delivery boys in St. Louis, Miossouri (USA) at Skeeter’s Branch, Jefferson near Franklin (11:00 A. M. Monday, May 9th, 1910)



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Files under Newspaper Boys | Sep 29th

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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.

March, 1909.



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Files under Newspaper Boys | Sep 29th

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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.

Don’t smoke.

Visits saloons.

Works 5 hours per day.

Investigator, Edward F. Brown.

Location: Wilmington, Delaware.

Photo by Lewis W. Hine, May, 1910