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.