Twenty-Inch Mill, The

DESCRIPTION: "Come all you iron workers and listen to my song, It's all about the twenty-inch." The rolling-mill workers are a diverse lot but have common troubles. They do good work; hearers are advised, "And for your life don't let them go to any other mill."
AUTHOR: unknown (tune added in Korson-PennLegends)
EARLIEST DATE: 1894 (April 26 National Labor Tribune, according to Korson-PennLegends)
KEYWORDS: technology work
FOUND IN: US(MA)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Korson-PennLegends, pp. 430-431, "The Twenty-Inch Mill" (1 text, 1 tune, the latter certainly not from tradition and the former perhaps not either)
File: KPL430

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