"Lewis Hine, Child Labor Investigator" | Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art | Art Galleries and Exhibits | Chronogram Magazine

Art Galleries and Exhibits

"Lewis Hine, Child Labor Investigator"

When: Feb. 6-July 11

This exhibition showcases a collection of photographs, recently donated to The Dorsky, that were taken by the renowned American photographer and social reformer Lewis Hine (1874-1940), inviting viewers to consider the important role photography played in changing American child labor laws in the early 20th century. These powerful photographs were made between 1908 and 1922, while Hine was employed by the National Child Labor Committee to investigate and document widespread instances of young children working in unsafe conditions

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