Sunday, January 23, 2011

January 22, 1910: Newsboy Wanted

100 Years Ago: From The Rensselaer Eagle [NY 41 Rensselaer 93-32173].

SCHOOL BOY WANTED - We have a permanent position for a bright, energetic school boy. The right boy can make from 50c. to $2.00 or more a week, without interfering with his school duties. Hickey & Connolly, 854 Broadway.
Hickey & Connolly was a News Stand, according to the Rensselaer Business section of the 1907 Directory.

These images of young newsboys were taken in downtown Albany, NY on a Sunday morning in February, 1910 by photographer Lewis Hine (from the photo collection of the National Child Labor Committee at the Library of Congress).

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