"When my father died, my mother needed me to start earning money, so now I am an errand girl at the paper mill. I make 75 cents a day delivering messages and packages to different parts of the mill. I'm always running, running, running. It's a big mill."
-Christina Miller, white female, age 15
Photo captions: Kalamazoo Paper Mills postcard from 1912; Bryant Paper Mill female employees, circa 1910 (KVM collection); Unidentified teenager in 1920s (unknown collection).
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