Girl worker in Carolina cotton mill by Lewis Hine (1908)

The photograph “Girl worker in Carolina cotton mill” was taken by artist Lewis Hine in the year 1908. In the image, you can observe a young girl standing beside a long row of equipment in what appears to be a textile factory. The machinery stretches into the distance, indicating the vast scale of the operation. The girl, dressed in a simple dress with her hair pulled back, appears to be operative equipment or performing a task related to the cotton processing. The lighting is natural, coming from large windows on the right, illuminating the factory floor and casting shadows to the left. The photograph captures the essence of the industrial era with emphasis on the labor of young workers in factories.

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