William Parralla, 7 years old, newsboy, 313 Second St., SW, Washington, D.C. Newsboy without a badge who tried to “short change” me when he sold me a paper. “He can rustle de poipers,” another boy said. April 1912.
Marie Costa, basket seller, 605 Elm St., Sixth St. Market, Cincinnati, Ohio. 9:00 p.m. Had been there since 10:00 a.m. Sister and friend help her. August 1908.
Postal telegraph messengers, no age limit, Indianapolis, Indiana. Messengers use bicycles or go on foot. [They were expected to show up for work in the mornings, in uniform, and wait for assignments.] August 1908.
“Radishes! Penny a bunch!” Sixth St. Market, Cincinnati, Ohio. 10:00 p.m. on a Saturday. Boys and girls sell all day and until 11:00 p.m. August 22, 1908.
Michael Mero, 12 years old, bootblack, 2 West 4th St., Wilmington, Delaware. Working one year of his own volition. Don’t smoke. Out after 11:00 p.m. Ordinarily works six hours per day. May 21, 1910.
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