Interview with Claire Bolduc
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Audio File 1 -- 01:20:08; Audio File 2 -- 0:17:00
One of the key activists and founders of the MWA (Maine Woodsman's Association).
Woodcutters Strike, Maine Labor History, Maine Paper Industry
A Franco-American from northern Maine, Bolduc was first hired as to analyze poor working and economic conditions for loggers in northern Maine in the early 1970s. She helped lead an effort to create a woodcutters’ organization that was a precursor and became part of the MWA. She describes the poor working conditions – cold, isolation, frequent injuries and death, and over the very hard lives led by loggers. Bolduc also a vivid portrait of company power wielded.
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Hillard, Michael G. PhD, "Interview with Claire Bolduc" (2004). Maine Woodman’s Association Strike of 1975. 11.