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Accident on a winding frame

“Well yes, um … I was twisting then, on what they call a twisting frame, and then next to it was a winding frame, and I, I used to like to help on this winding frame. But when I happened this, I wasn’t minding my own business really, there was … one of the lads looking through my looking glass, you see, and I was just looking at him, and telling him to come out, when er … my finger went somewhere it shouldn’t do you see, it was hanging off you see.”
Source A female finisher at Douglas Mills describes an accident at work in the 1930s
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