Grayson County 

 Young Girl Picking Cotton in Bells Texas
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Info from :Dr. Mavis Anne Bryant -this info was found online by her and she identified the photo is a Lewis Hine photograph 
Caption is:.
"Edith, a five year old cotton picker on H.M. Lane's farm Bells, Tex. (near Denison). 
"She's a good steady picker. Works all day long," her aunt said. 
Bells, Texas, September, 1913."

Lewis Hine was a sociologist-turned-photographer 
Lewis Hine depict child labor in Texas in the early twentieth century ..
(an exhibit with his work was shown) ..a few years ago at the Amon Carter Museum in Fort Worth. 
It had a couple of Hine's photos from Bells TX in it. 
...His collection is in the Library of Congress.
view another photo by Lewis Hine
and another photo of young Cotton Pickers from Grayson County




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