The two pictures below:  Wisner Playground, 1941.
Pictures from the Past:
New Orleans Children, Page 2
The newspaper sellers above were 7 and 9 years of age.  New child labor laws had just
come into effect and the photographer traveled to various U.S. cities to see if they were
being respected by employers.  The two above were the youngest children he found in
any employ.  The boys below were 12 and 13.  The year was 1913.
Bookmobile visits an unidentified school; 1940.
The photos above and below were taken at Capdau school in 1940.
These youngsters worked at a tobacco factory; 1913.
This telegraph messenger was 13 years old; 1913.