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Belgian coal miners sit crammed into an elevator coming up after a day of work. Circa Not Britain, but shows the conditions of all coal miners across Europe Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Foto Poster, Coal Mining, Interesting History, The Good Old Days, World History, History Pics

Crammed into a coal mine elevator, coming up after a day of work

Crammed into a coal mine elevator, coming up after a day of work. They aren't even standing up.

The stolen children They were sent from Irish orphanages to Australia with the promise of freedom. Instead, writes Declan Cashin, our child migrants battled with abuse and slave labour. Slavery is wrong everywhere it is practiced. Photos Du, Old Photos, Black White, Interesting History, Interesting Facts, World History, History Books, History Facts, Old Pictures

The stolen children

Des McDaid was eight when he arrived in the port of Fremantle in Perth, western Australia, in 1952. Leaving behind his orphanage in Co Derry, Des travelled all that way with a large group of other children from orphanages across England and Northern Ireland.

X___Edson Ecks_ ©Romano Bonded (Slave) Child Laborer at a Brick Kiln West Bengal, India A girl trafficked from a catchment area in neighboring state pulls excess clay from a brick form. We Are The World, People Of The World, Poor Children, Victor Hugo, Ansel Adams, Leiden, How To Get Money, Beautiful Children, Human Rights

Bonded (Slave) Child Laborer at a Brick Kiln

ROR1299FN04 ©Romano Bonded (Slave) Child Laborer at a Brick Kiln West Bengal, India A 9-year-old girl trafficked from a catchment area in neighboring state pulls excess clay from a brick form. The discoloration in her hair is due to vitamin deficiency from a poor diet and long hours of exhausting work in 100 degree plus temperatures. The bricks behind her represent a day’s work. Grinding poverty, race, caste and gender prejudice, bad economic policy, and greedy profit taking all contribute…

This photograph shows a group of young girls that work in a cotton mill. The picture was taken in about 1909 in Georgia. Work in a cotton mill would have amounted to little more than a sweatshop at this time. Look at their individual smiles. Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Vintage Images, Old Photos, Labor Photos, Les Innocents, Lewis Hine, The New Classic, Interesting History

Old Picture of the Day

Don't they look mischievous! This photograph shows a group of young girls that work in a cotton mill. The picture was taken in about 1909 in Georgia. Work in a cotton mill would have amounted to little more than a sweatshop at this time. It is amazing how several of these girls manage a smile for the camera.

This is a photograph of breaker boys – child labor used to separate coal from slate. This image helped lead the nation to outlaw child labor. The photo was taken by Lewis Hine who traveled the United States taking photographs of child laborer. Lewis Wickes Hine, Fotografia Social, Coal Miners, Industrial Revolution, Working With Children, Poor Children, World History, London History, Uk History

Britain's child slaves: They started at 4am, lived off acorns and had nails put through their ears for shoddy work. Yet, says a new book, their misery helped forge Britain

A new book shows the terrible price paid by the labourers who serviced machines, pushed coal carts and turned the wheels that drove the Industrial Revolution.

Sweatshops and Child Labor - Introduction. Sad that any child would spend their childhood like this Poor Children, Precious Children, Children In Need, Working With Children, Bless The Child, La Face, Forced Labor, Working People, Child Life

Sweatshops and Child Labor - Introduction. Sad that any child would spend their childhood like this

Posters of Cuba - The Crimson Dawn Island Political Posters, Political Art, Photomontage, Revolution Poster, Propaganda Art, Communist Propaganda, Latina, Vintage Posters, In This World

Posters of Cuba - The Crimson Dawn Island

RAFAEL ENRIQUEZ Foreign Debt /IMF (International Monetary Fund) 1983 OSPAAAL From now on, depressions will be scientifically created. Congressman Charles A. Lindbergh Sr. , 1913 “The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an international organization that oversees the global financial system by observing exchange rates and balance of payments, as well as offering financial and technical assistance. Its headquarters are located in Washington, D.C., USA”. This is an unsophisticated quote from…

Industrial pollution: Factory Worker in Xintang, Zengcheng, Guangdong, China Textiles, China, Jeans Petite, Denim Company, Trendy Jeans, Water Pollution, Zara, World Press, Nature Photography

The price of success: China blighted by industrial pollution – in pictures

A Greenpeace report has called on the Chinese textile industry to clean up its processes after finding high levels of pollution in the southern industrial towns of Xintang and Gurao

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Kapot Boomerang

Het Braziliaanse AlmapBBDO bedacht deze print reclame voor de International Labour Organization. Wanneer de lezer de boeien verbreekt, verschijnt de tekst: ‘Ending slave labour is not this easy’.

Uttar Pradesh, India: The father (hands in black) and his sons (hands in red and blue) are held captive in a "silk dyeing house." The dye they work with is toxic. It's common for entire families to be enslaved for generations. Photo Choc, Lisa, Human Trafficking, Ted Talks, Fine Art Photography, Photography Ideas, Family Portraits, Red And Blue, Red Black

Fine Art Photography Prints - Famous Fine Art Photographers

Lisa Kristine is a international humanitarian photographer and fine artist. Her fine artworks are amongst the most sought after and collected in the world. Contact now!

In developing countries, an estimated 250 million children ages are forced to work. Third World Countries, Workers Rights, Labor Law, Facts, Factories, Country, America, Website, Friends

11 Facts About Sweatshops

In developing countries, an estimated 250 million children ages 5-14 are forced to work.