Colorized Photos of Children Working at the Beginning of the 20th Century
Photographer Lewis Hine documented at the beginning of the 20th century and during more than ten years, the tough daily life of children working in American factories and mines. His pictures were colorized by the specialist Sanna Dullaway and published in the Time.
Thanks to the chief registry clerk at Ellis Island and amateur
photographer Augustus Francis Sherman, we are now able to witness the
incredible diversity among those 12 million people who immigrated to the
USA between 1892 and 1954.
The guys at Dynamichrome
managed to improve on these invaluable shots even more by colorizing
them and putting a cultural backstory behind them as part of the
crowd-sourced book The Paper Time Machine.
People usually took all the valuables they had and dressed in their
finest clothes for the trip, showcasing the same incredible diversity
that laid the foundations for what we know as the USA today.