Title

Interview with Monica Wood

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Date of Interview

2000

Interviewee

Monica Wood

Gender

Female

Occupation/ Work History

Novelist & Memoirist

Mill or Principal Employer

Oxford Paper Company

Mill Location

Rumford & Mexico Maine

Keywords

Oxford Paper Mill, Paper Industry - Maine, Labor Unions- Paper Industry, Family Life

Abstract

Life in Oxford/Mexico as a relative (father, brothers) of paperworkers

Comments

Ms. Wood is author of the best selling memoir "When We Were the Kennedys." Remembers growing up in 1950s and 1960s when Oxford, Paper was at its apogee. Observations include the domination by the mill of community life, major strikes at the mill, and the decline of the industry. Eloquent on the meaning of the paper industry to Maine communities.

Document Type

Interview

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