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Boys playing marbles, Farm Security Administration labor camp, Robstown, Texas, January 1942.

Three children sitting on the porch to a house in the Bayou Bourbeau plantation, a Farm Security Administration cooperative, vicinity of Natchitoches, Louisiana. August, 1940.(LoC)

1920s Former Farm Girl -- Frances Taylor visits the family farm after living in the big city of San Francisco, and hams it up. from MeraM's flickr stream.

East London Afro-Caribbean child and mother in playground, 1952. The years between 1948 and 1962 saw the migration to Britain of several thousand Caribbean people. They were attracted by jobs in the health service, transport and catering industries. Most of them were men who were not joined by their wives and families until they had established themselves. So a Caribbean mother and child in London would have been a relatively unusual sight at this date.(Henry Grant Collection, Museum of…

+~+~ Vintage Photograph ~+~+ African American children sitting on a farm tractor trailer filled with cotton that they helped pick. ca 1940

Inez Milholland Boissevain (August 6, 1886 – November 25, 1916) was a suffragist, labor lawyer, World War I correspondent, and public speaker who greatly influenced the women's movement in America.

Sergei Kotov, an Afro-Russian man, wearing the uniform of the Red Army during his time there.From the article Abandoned in Moscow, enrolled in the Red Army and finally crowned as a king, published by The Telegraph:“With his degree in tractor driving, childhood on a collective farm and proud record as a Communist youth leader, Sergei Kotov appears to be the archetypal child of Soviet Russia. In the land where all were equal, however, he had one thing that always made him stand out - a…

A group of African-Americans working in a bean field near Scappoose, Oregon, led by Rev. M. C. Cheek of Guilds Lake Community Church, 1947. After the war ended, many African-Americans previously employed in Portland’s shipyards sought farm work. Although relatively few in number, they were segregated into their own work platoons. Some farmers refused to employ them.(OSU)

After parcel post service was introduced in 1913, at least two children were sent by the service. With stamps attached to their clothing, the children rode with railway and city carriers to their destination. The Postmaster General quickly issued a regulation forbidding the sending of children in the mail after hearing of those examples.

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