11 January 2011

Margaret Ciampa At The Boston Floral Supply Company 1917

From the Prints & Photographs Online Catalog at the Library of Congress web site.  

I'm not sure if Margaret is one of ours or not (the Ciampa surname is common to Montemiletto),  but the picture captivated me.

"Title: Margaret Ciampa, 14 years old, finishing flowers at Boston Floral Supply Co., 347-357 Cambridge Street. Said to be the only flower factory in Massachusetts. Location: Boston, Massachusetts / Lewis W. Hine.

Creator(s): Hine, Lewis Wickes, 1874-1940, photographer

Date Created/Published: 1917 January 29.

Part of: Photographs from the records of the National Child Labor Committee (U.S.) "

The ad below was taken from page thirteen of the Boston Daily Globe 10 November 1917 edition.


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