Title

Interview with Jim Pinkerton

Streaming Media

 
Media is loading

Additional Streaming Media

 
Media is loading

Date of Interview

6-15-2006

Duration of Audio File

Disc 1 1:17:08 Disc 2 0:46:40

Interviewee

Jim Pinkerton

Age

Appoximately 65 years old at time of interview.

Gender

Male

Occupation/ Work History

Company forestry manager for Scott Paper Company, 1960s-1990s.

Role

Management

Mill or Principal Employer

Scott Paper Company

Mill Location

Scott Paper Woodlands, central Maine

Keywords

Woodcutters Strike, Maine Labor History, Maine Paper Industry

Abstract

Offers detailed accounts of Scott Paper Company logging operations in central/northern Maine from 1960s on. Describes on-going labor supply problems, company views about Canadian guest workers versus local Maine loggers. Also describes the difficulties Scott had when it began using mechanized feller-bunchers in 1966. Describes logger militancy, including an informal strike by Canadian guest workers in the mid 1960s and the Maine Woodsmen's Association strike of 1975.

Document Type

Interview

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 4.0 License.

This document is currently not available here.

Share

 
COinS