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October 1913

"Marion Davis, Messenger #21 for Bellevue Messenger Service. Fourteen years old. 'Been messenger, off and on, for two years. Not supposed to go to the Reservation under sixteen years, but I do just the same. The boss don't care and the cops don't stop me.' Location: Houston, Texas."

 

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August 1911

"Young messenger in New Bedford, Massachusetts."

 

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October 1914

"A typical Birmingham messenger."