Children’s Bureau, Department of Commerce and Labor. Lewis W. Hine,
|This little girl
worked in the Lancaster Cotton Mills – there were many others this young.
frequently suffered from respiratory diseases and other diseases.
widespread. Pellagra was a nutritional deficiency disease that was very
common at the turn of the century. A national Pellagra conference was held in
Columbia in 1908. Many South
Carolinians suffered debility, madness and death from this disease, whose
causes were yet unknown.