Interview with Jerry Cyr

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Interview with Jerry Cyr

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Date of Interview

7-8-2008

Duration of Audio File

00:38:32

Interviewee

Jerry Cyr

Age

Born 1945

Gender

Male

Description

Jerry Cyr describes participation in 1971 strike, and experience as a skilled machine tender.

Birth Place

Madawaska, Maine

Occupation/Work History

Machine Tender

Role

Union

Mill or Principal Employer

Fraser Paper Company

Mill Location

Madawaska, Maine

Keywords

Fraser Paper, Paper Industry - Maine, Labor Unions- Paper Industry, Paper Mill Strike - 1971

Comments

Has recollections of events of August 9, 1971, meaning of the strike as an event that was about families and not just workers, the legacy of the strike in later years, and the complex and difficult process of getting a massive new paper machine leading up to the 1971 strike.

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Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License
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Interview with Jerry Cyr


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