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    James Donovan - Irish Sweeper in Fall River Iron Works. Said he was 17 years. Location: Fall River, Massachusetts

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    James Cooney - Irish - 15 years. 26 Peck St., King Philip. Drop Wire boy. Belongs to Settlement House junior base-ball league. Location: Fall River, Massachusetts

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    Evelyn Casey, 129 Gaynore St., 14 years, 6 months - Irish. Went to work on 14th birthday cleaning harnesses in Borden Mills. Left because of no work and expects to learn weaving in Flint mill with a girl friend. At certificate office applying for certificate for second position. Location: Fall River, Massachusetts

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    Photos of Irish child laborers in 1900s served as a document for social change in the US - slideshow

    Evelyn Casey, 129 Gaynore St., 14 years, 6 months - Irish. Went to work on 14th birthday cleaning harnesses in Borden Mills. Left because of no work and expects to learn weaving in Flint mill with a girl friend. At certificate office applying for certificate for second position. Location: Fall River, Massachusetts

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    Carmela Picciano, 311 E. 149th St., 3[rd] fl[oor] rear. 12 years old. Making Irish lace for collars. Works until 9 P.M. sometimes. Dirty kitchen. Location: New York, New York (State)

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    Katie (13 years) and Angeline Javella (11 years), 311 E. 149th St. 2[nd] floor front, making cuffs, Irish lace. Income about $1 a week. Said they work some nights until 8 P.M. Location: New York, New York (State)

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    Antoinette Fazzino, ten years old, makes Irish lace for collars and waists, after school. Her younger brother (by the stove) said, "Lace is too dam-cheap." Antoinette wears glasses. 303 E. 149th Street, N.Y. Location: New York, New York (State)

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