“I was lucky at 16, they (at CF&I) were hiring kids and women. The war was on – World War II… in 44. I went to Central for a couple years. the minute I got to be 16 – zoom – I come to work in the mill. My birthday is November 8th. On November 13th, I started working in the mill.”

Salt Creek Memory Project exhibit, EPHM, 2018. Photo by Kellie Cason O’Connor
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