Sunday, May 27, 2007

Why people don't sweep

My Friend Ash asked why people don't sweep anymore. You can see the answer above. It's because of those damn child labor laws. Let the kiddies work! We will all sweep better ... er ... sleep better.
The photo comes from the Shorpy blog of 100 year old photos: Boys with brooms in the packing room of S.W. Brown Manufacturing, Evansville, Indiana. October 1908. Photograph by Lewis Wickes Hine.

1 comment:

melissa said...

it actually looks like a peaceful job...until they get those brooms broken over their lazy backs by the corrupt bossman!