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The photos that changed America: celebrating the work of Lewis Hine

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When Lewis Hine started photographing children at work in 1908, child labour was pervasive in American industry. His shocking images – from the cotton mills of Carolina to the coal breakers in Pennsylvania – helped bring about child labour laws. Hine was also renowned for his deeply empathetic portraits of immigrants at Ellis Island, and his work documenting construction workers at the Empire State Building
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