Interview with Dana Babb
Date of Interview
Duration of Audio File
Born in 1915, was 87 or 88 at time of interview, died in 2010 at age 95
Occupation/ Work History
Worked at S.D. Warren from 1937 until 1976. Began in mail delivery in mill, then worked in accounting for over 30 years. Was senior mill accountant at time of retirement.
Mill or Principal Employer
S. D. Warren
Westbrook, Maine 04092
S.D. Warren, paper mill, management, paternalism
Dana Babb offers a management perspective in the mill's practices and roles in people's lives in the mill and Westbrook. Describes mill paternalism - a company store, extensive credit provided to workers, large donations by mill to community institutions.
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Dana Babb, interview by Michael Hillard, February 21, 2003, Stories of Maine's Paper Plantation, Digital Maine, Maine's Economic Improvement Fund, Digital Commons, University of Southern Maine
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