Interview with Chris Murray
Date of Interview
Duration of Audio File
Audio File 1 -- 0:50:18; Audio File 2 -- 0:52:41; Audio File 3 -- 0:52:37; Audio File 4 -- 0:03:10
Born 1970 and 1971, approximately 29 or 30 at time of interview
Murray was a young skilled worker who spent 10 years in mill. He articulates community memory of the mill founder and uses this memory to criticize current ownership. Murray imparts critical views about impact of seniority on younger workers during time of frequent layoffs with colorful descriptions of work life, manly camaraderie, and conditions in the mill.
Skilled maintenance worker (electrician or machinist)
Mill or Principal Employer
S.D. Warren Company
Paper mills - Maine, Sappi Paper - History, S.D.Warren - Maine, community memory, worklife in paper mill, Paper Industry - Layoffs
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Hillard, Michael G. PhD, "Interview with Chris Murray" (2000). S.D. Warren Company. 9.