Lewis Hine, Howard Simmons and Joe Elvis, oyster shuckers, Biloxi, Mississippi, 1911



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Description Howard Simmons and Joe Elvis, two of the smallest here, both shuck oysters in Barataria Canning Co. Location: Biloxi, Mississippi. Photograph by Lewis Wickes Hine, February 1911. From the National Child Labor Committee Collection at the Library of Congress
Date February 1911
Source Lewis Hine: Howard Simmons and Joe Elvis, oyster shuckers, Biloxi, Mississippi, 1911, based on file from Library of Congress
Author Lewis Hine

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30° 23' 57.24" N, 88° 55' 16.6" W

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