Title

Interview with Dana Babb

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Date of Interview

2-21-2003

Duration of Audio File

1:06:45

Interviewee

Dana Babb

Age

Born in 1915, was 87 or 88 at time of interview, died in 2010 at age 95

Gender

Male

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.

Role

Management

Mill or Principal Employer

S. D. Warren

Mill Location

Westbrook, Maine 04092

Keywords

S.D. Warren, paper mill, management, paternalism

Abstract

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.

Document Type

Interview

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