Isaac Boyett, Club Messenger Service by Lewis Hine

Title:Isaac Boyett, Club Messenger Service
Artist:Lewis Hine
Owner:Library of Congress
Country of Origin:United States of America
Date of Creation:1913 AD
Tags:Photographs Texas
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Isaac Boyett, "I'm de whole show." The twelve year old proprietor, manager and messenger of the Club Messenger Service, 402 Austin Street, Waco Tex. The photo shows him in the heart of the Red Light District where he was delivering messages as he does several times a day. Said he knows the houses and some of the inmates. Has been doing this for one year, working until 9:30 P.M. on Saturdays. Not so late on other nights. Makes from six to ten dollars a week. Location: Waco, Texas.