Something You Don't Know
Everyday life of immigrants
Jacob Riis shows America how the "other half" really lives.
People waiting to be Processed at Ellis Island
Would you depend on your 5 year old child to support your family?
Sweatshops usually were factories or workshops, especially in the clothing industry. Manual workers are employed at very low wages for long hours and under poor conditions. Some families depended on their very young children to bring home money for the family.