Historical Lecture Series: Made in the Happy Valley - Lewis Hine's Made in the Mills

    Mon, Apr 28, 2014

    Times: 6-7pm

    Venue: Wistariahurst Museum

    238 Cabot Street, Holyoke, MA 01040

    Contact:

    Marjorie Latham

    lathamm@ci.holyoke.ma.us

    413-322-5660

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    For the past eight years, Joe Manning has been identifying some of the more than 5,000 child laborers that were photographed in the early 1900s by Lewis Hine, and then tracking down and interviewing their descendants. Manning will show many of these historic photographs, tell the stories of the children, and talk about the exciting process of searching for descendants, most of whom were not aware of the historic pictures. $7 general/ $5 members

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