Richmond to Richland
by way of Fulton, and then over the bridge to Lexington;
on to Orleans during the war;
Returning to Lexington, for the final score.
Furman Owens, 12 years old. Can’t read. Doesn’t know his A,B,C’s.
Said, “Yes I want to learn but can’t when I work all the time.”
Been in the mills 4 years, 3 years in the Olympia Mill. Columbia, S.C.
(caption: Lewis W. Hines)