Nannie Coleson, looper, at a textile mill
Eleven year old Nannie Colson can be seen working as a looper at the Crescent Hosiery Mill in Scotland Neck, North Carolina. Sitting in a chair in front of a hosiery machine, she is absorbed in her work. She is so short that she is at eye-level with the machine. Next to her, a woman works at the same job. A looper attaches a toe portion to a sock.
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