Interview with Peter Haggarty
Date of Interview
Duration of Audio File
Approximately 55 years old at time of interview.
Occupation/ Work History
Lifelong peace activist; sustainable logger; and later owner of "Peace Fleece Farm"
Mill or Principal Employer
Maine Woodmen's Association
State of Maine
Woodcutters Strike, Maine Labor History, Maine Paper Industry
Hagerty was a co-founder and leader of the Maine Woodmen's Association (MWA) at the time of the 1975 MWA strike. The interview includes a detailed account of the strike, especially meetings and protests southern Maine. Hagerty was educated at an elite college and was active in the antiwar movement against the Vietnam War which shaped his perspective on the issues causing the strike.
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Interview with Peter Haggarty by Michael Hillard, August 18, 2004, Stories of Maine's Paper Plantation, Digital Maine, Maine's Economic Improvement Fund, Digital Commons, University of Southern Maine.
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