Interview with Peter Haggarty
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Approximately 55 years old at time of interview
Lifelong peace activist; sustainable logger; and later owner of "Peace Fleece Farm"
Mill or Principal Employer
Maine Woodmen's Association
Woodcutters Strike, Maine Labor History, Maine Paper Industry
Hagerty was a co-founder and leader of the Maine Woodmen's Association (MWA) at the time of the 1975 MWA strike. The interview includes a detailed account of the strike, especially meetings and protests southern Maine. Hagerty was educated at an elite college and was active in the antiwar movement against the Vietnam War which shaped his perspective on the issues causing the strike.
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Hillard, Michael G. PhD, "Interview with Peter Haggarty" (2004). Maine Woodman’s Association Strike of 1975. 16.