Lewis Hines Workplace Accident
134 Broadway, Cincinnati, Ohio. Harry McShane, 16 yrs. of age on June 29, 1908. Had his arm pulled off near shoulder, and right leg broken through kneecap, by being caught on belt of a machine in Spring factory in May 1908. Had been working in factory more than 2 yrs. Was on his feet for first time after the accident, the day this photo was taken. No attention was paid by employers to the boy either at hospital or home according to statement of boy’s father. No compensation. Crop of File:Lewis Wickes Hines – Harry McShane 1908.jpg by Lewis Wickes Hine and in public domain.