Voices of the Past: Child Labor in the South Carolina Textile Mills

Students will be able to...

  • Identify child labor laws of South Carolina 
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the textile culture and lifestyle as it relates to child labor through writing in the perspectives of a child laborer
  • Analyze the injustices and hardships of child labor and textile mill work 
  • Recognize changes in current child labor laws making connections between the past and present
Organization Affiliation
Furman University
Grade Level