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Nell Putnam Sigmon, December 13, 1979. Interview H-0143.
"I Was a Good Hand": Glove Maker Nell Putnam Sigmon Remembers Her Life: In this 1979 interview, Nell Putnam Sigmon describes her upbringing in a large family, her decision at age eighteen to take a job sewing women's gloves, her work in the mill, and her experiences as wife and mother of two children.
Interviewee: Nell Putnam Sigmon    Interviewer: Jacquelyn Hall
Duration: 01:50:32     Annotated Excerpts: Listen to and read all 20 excerpts.