Date of Interview
Duration of Audio File
Audio file # 1 00:14:13 Adio file #2 00:46:24
Dave Martin & Arthur Gordon
Born 1939 or 1940; aged 63 or 64 at time of the interview
Westbrook or Portland, Maine
Occupation/ Work History
Paper machine hand and paper machine supervisor
Mill or Principal Employer
S. D. Warren
Westbrook, Maine 04092
S.D. Warren - history, paper mill work life, management, paternalism, corporate restructuring, dislocated worker
Dave Martin and Arthur Gordon recount their mill experiences including topics such as: life as a skilled paper machine tender, the hazards and difficulties of work in the mill, Martin's short tenure as a supervisor, and S.D. Warren's status as a premier paper maker. Martin describes difficult experience of new corporate management and how he was laid off several years after becoming a manager.
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Dave Martin & Arthur Gordon, interview with Michael Hillard, July 18, 2003, Stories of Maine's Paper Plantation, Digital Maine, Maine's Economic Improvement Fund, Digital Commons, University of Southern Maine