Happy Childhood Days [child labor cartoons]

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Title

Happy Childhood Days [child labor cartoons]

Description

Two editorial cartoons dealing with child labor republished in Cartoons Magazine, vol. 3, no. 4 (April 1913), p. 239.  

At top: A cartoon by F. T. Richards, originally published in the Philadelphia North American. Wearing a top hat with ribbons and smoking a cigar, a heavyset "Child Labor Exploiter" rides in a chariot pulled by weary, starving children. 

At bottom: A cartoon by Thomas May, originally published in the Detroit Times. A girl in ragged clothes works at a treadle sewing machine, while a heavyset man smoking a cigar and holding a whip watches. Behind her is a stack of other work. A crate for finished items is marked "Greed and Bleed. New York City" A sign on the wall says "Sweat Shop."

Creator

Richards, Frederick Thompson ("Fred")
May, Thomas

Source

Cartoons Magazine, vol. 3, no. 4 (April 1913), p.239. Special Collections and Archives, James Branch Cabell Library, VCU Libraries

Date

1913 April

Contributor

Special Collections and Archives, James Branch Cabell Library, VCU Libraries

Rights

The organization that has made the Item available believes that the Item is in the Public Domain under the laws of the United States, but a determination was not made as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. The Item may not be in the Public Domain under the laws of other countries. Please refer to the organization that has made the Item available for more information. 
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Notes

Learn more: 
Discovery Set: Child labor, Social Welfare History Image Portal 
Child Labor, Social Welfare History Image Portal
Child Labor, Social Welfare History Project
National Child Labor Committee, Social Welfare History Project
National Child Labor Committee Collection, Library of Congress 
Editorial cartoons, Social Welfare History Image Portal

Citation

Richards, Frederick Thompson ("Fred") May, Thomas , “Happy Childhood Days [child labor cartoons],” Social Welfare History Image Portal, accessed November 15, 2018, https://images.socialwelfare.library.vcu.edu/items/show/389.