Best Known For: Lewis Hines was a photographer known for his documentation of exploited child workers and government projects.
In 1904, Lewis Hine photographed immigrants at Ellis Island and the tenements and sweatshops where they lived and worked. In 1911 he was hired by the National Child Labor Committee to record child labor conditions, and he produced appalling pictures of exploited children. In WWI he worked as a photographer with the Red Cross and later photographed the construction of the Empire State Building.
- Early 20th Century Child Laborers (buzzfeed.com)