Kids at work: States try to ease child labor laws at behest of industry

By: - April 11, 2023 5:30 am
Child labor-children on cotton mill loom in early 1900s

Two young boys stand on electric looms in order to reach the top shelf while at work in a cotton mill in Georgia in the early 1900s. (Hulton Archive | Getty Images)

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance.