Conditions in Factories for Children

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    • Shifts from 5:30am to 12:00am
    • 2 meals a day only half an hour
    • Clothing caused hazards
      • Barefoot
      • Girls in long dresses
    • Constantly on their feet
    • Accidents with machines
      • Loss of fingers
    • Children as young as 6 would work
      • They were small enough to crawl under machines
    • Deformities from hard work
    • Beaten
      • Men would carry whips
      • Hang weights on their ears
      • Parents wouldn't say anything
    • Fines
      • For being sick
      • Opening windows
    • Fatigued
    • Air conditions caused disease


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