Interview with Dana Babb
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Born December, 7 1914, 87 or 88 at time of interview, died in 2010 at age 95
Dana Babb offers a management perspective in the mill's practices and roles in people's lives in the mill and Westbrook. Babb describes mill paternalism - a company store, extensive credit provided to workers, and large donations by mill to community institutions.
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.
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S.D. Warren Company
S.D. Warren, paper mill, management, paternalism
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Hillard, Michael G. PhD, "Interview with Dana Babb" (2003). S.D. Warren Company. 23.