|Group Portraits: Children on the night shift going to
work at 6 p.m. on a cold, dark December day. They do not come out again until
6 a.m. When they went home the next morning they were all drenched by a heavy,
cold rain and had few or no wraps. Two of the smaller girls with three other
sisters work on the night shift and support a big, lazy father who complains
he is not well enough to work. He loafs around the country store. The oldest
three of these sisters have been in the mill for 7 years, and the two youngest,
two years. The latter earns 84 cents a night. Whitnel, North Carolina.
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