NYPL Exhibitions

Mrs. Mary Rena Is Shelling Nuts, December 1911

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Title Mrs. Mary Rena Is Shelling Nuts, December 1911
Description Women and children often worked at home throughout the day. This family is shelling nuts for a local merchant. At noon one of the children might have been sent down to the street with a few coins to pick up food for lunch.
Creator Lewis Hine
Source The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs, Photography Collection
Date December 1911

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format Gelatin silver print
Digital Gallery ID 464433

Bibliographic Citation

Lewis Hine, “Mrs. Mary Rena Is Shelling Nuts, December 1911 ,” Lunch Hour NYC, accessed December 13, 2017, http://exhibitions.nypl.org/lunchhour/items/show/522.

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