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16381
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A new photo exhibit shows the plight of a hidden labor force in North Carolina: child farmworkers.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 29 Issue 13, Mar 2012, p28-29, f Periodical Website
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25592
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In 1974, Winters testified before the Senate Subcommittee on Children and Youth that he was the founder of an operation called “Youth Incentives,” which used poor black youths to sell candy door-to-door. No federal child labor legislation were passed as a result of the hearings. Now 10 years later, Winters’ operations pull in a reported $10 million a year. Currently, two firms are named in a recent U.S. Labor Department lawsuit again him – Global Home Products Inc. and Fund Raiser Products Inc.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 2 Issue 15, August 17-30 1984, p1, 8 Periodical Website
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22708
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David Clark (1877-1955), an ultra-conservative spokesman for southern textile industrialists, worked to halt child labor legislation in interest of textile mills and the Farmers' States Rights League, which relied heavily on child labor in the early 1900s.
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35584
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Collected from her own childhood and from the memory of another woman, the author records the rhymes that children would sing when playing jump rope.
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