The Gilded Age Child Labor in America. Child Labor: the Lucky Ones. Child labor was a national disgrace during the Gilded Age. The lucky ones swept the trash and filth from city streets or stood for hours on street corners hawking newspapers. . Child Labor: the Less Fortunate.
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banning articles produced by child labor from being sold in interstate commerce.
The act was struck down as unconstitutional by the Supreme Court just two years later.
Adapted from: Child Labor Reform Exhibitshttp://www.dol.gov/oasam/library/special/child/childlabor.htm