Interview with Dave Martin & Arthur Gordon
Date of Interview
Duration of Audio File
Dave Martin & Arthur Gordon
Born 1939 or 1940, aged 63 or 64 at time of the interview
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.
Westbrook or Portland, Maine
Paper machine hand and paper machine supervisor
Mill or Principal Employer
S.D. Warren Company
S.D. Warren - history, paper mill work life, management, paternalism, corporate restructuring, dislocated worker
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Hillard, Michael G. PhD, "Interview with Dave Martin & Arthur Gordon" (2003). S.D. Warren Company. 29.