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1876: Boy Kicked to Death

Girls Sewing in Chicago Sweatshop

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Children were present on the street, especially children of the poor and the workers, in ways which we would not recognize.

Children not only lived on the streets, and played on the streets, but many children worked in factories, in sweatshops, and in illegal enterprises.

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