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|Hugh Wolfe||Hugh Wolfe is a puddler at the iron mill. He is an uneducated Welsh immigrant who has the eye of an artist. Read More|
|Deborah||Deborah is Hugh's hunchbacked cousin. She is a "picker in some of the cotton-mills." Read More|
|Narrator||The unnamed narrator lives in the Wolfes' house 30 years after Hugh's arrest and suicide. Read More|
|Kirby||Kirby is the son of one of the mill owners. He takes some guests on a tour of the iron mill. Read More|
|Clarke||Clarke is the overseer of the iron mill. He is only concerned with numbers and productivity.|
|Haley||Haley is the jailer at the city jail where Hugh and Deborah are incarcerated.|
|Joe Hill||Joe Hill is a mill worker who is recognized by Wolfe from his jail cell.|
|Janey||Janey is a young, pretty Irish girl who takes refuge with the Wolfes. She arouses Hugh's interest and Deborah's envy.|
|Doctor May||Doctor May is one of the town's physicians. He is one of Kirby's guests on the tour of the iron mill.|
|Mitchell||Mitchell is one of Kirby's guests on the tour of the iron mill. He is Kirby's brother-in-law and takes an interest in Wolfe's art.|
|Old Wolfe||Old Wolfe is Hugh's father. He spends most of his time drinking.|
|Preacher||The preacher speaks of redemption, but his language is too difficult for a common worker like Wolfe to understand.|
|Quaker woman||The Quaker woman comes to take care of Wolfe after his death. She represents the reform movement and offers Wolfe his human dignity and Deborah a better life.|
|Reporter||The reporter is one of Kirby's guests on the tour of the iron mill.|
|Neff Sanders||Neff Sanders is a worker who is recognized by Wolfe during his incarceration.|