I ran across these photos by Lewis Hine of L.A. newsies, circa 1915, in the Library of Congress research archive. The images have been very slightly touched up and their contrast enhanced. The captions are based on the original titles. Click on each for a larger view.
Nine-year-old newsie and his seven-year-old brother "Red." Tough specimen of an L.A. newsboy.
Nine-year-old newsie, the "boss fighter of Fifth Street."
A "drunk" buys the stock of a six-year-old newsie.