Jo Before, Monongah Glass Co. by Lewis Hine

Title:Jo Before, Monongah Glass Co.
Artist:Lewis Hine
Owner:Library of Congress
Country of Origin:United States of America
Date of Creation:1908 AD
Tags:Photographs West Virginia
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Monongah Glass Co., Fairmont, W. Va. Jo Before a glass wks boy going home, 5 P.M. He says he is 12 years old, and has been at it one year: is a "ketchin-up-boy" $.70 a day: says glass business is all right. Asked if he was going to be a glassblower when he grows up, he said "Sure!" (See 185) Goes to school during school term: asked is [sic] he had to, he answered "Don't unless I want to" asked why he went then, said "Want to learns something." 1908. Location: Fairmont, West Virginia.