JOBS CHILDREN DID IN FACTORIES

19th Century Brittian Grady Wagner

Coal Mines

Young breaker boys that worked in the coal mine on lunch break
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Facts about children in the coal mines and harsh conditions

  • Children called "Putters" pushed trucks of coal for miles through the tunnels
  • There were also children that were called "Trappers" and they would open and close woodend doors so that fresh air could pass through
  • In the coal mines it was very dark and you could barley breath
  • The children would often work in cramped positions and most children becamed deformed and suffered bent backs for the posittions they were in all day

HOURS, FOOD, AND WORK CONDITIONS

CHILDREN IN THE COAL MINES WITH HARSH WORKING CONDITIONS
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Facts about the Hours, Food, and Work Conditions