New York. Beneficiaries of the National Child Labor Committee Scholarship Fund, April, 1910.
Eva Boylan (14 years old) Amsterdam Ave. Parents are dead. Eva is supported by an older half sister, who had tuberculosis 3 years ago, but is now cured and working in a pickle factory at 4’ a week, has carfare and lunches to pay out of this and board for both of them. Scholarship holder,.
John Gannon (14 years old) 104 Cherry St. John cannot secure an employment certificate because he lacks weight and cannot pass the physical test; he is also under sized for his age; has passed the school requirements. Mother is a widow, does day’s work and earns $3 a week. Mary, oldest daughter, fields envelopes at $4 a week. Two children in the orphan asylum. Mother struggling hard to get office cleaning, so that she may take the children out and have a home of her own, as at present they are lodging with friends. We are giving a scholarship to John.