Interview with Howard Parkhurst
Date of Interview
Duration of Audio File
Audio file #1 00:57:32; Audio file #2 00:58:16; Audio file #3 00:57:49; Audio file #4 00:24:10
Born approximately 1938, aged 63 at time of interview.
Windham or Westbrook, Maine
Occupation/ Work History
Pipefitter, laborer in coal yard, local union official
Mill or Principal Employer
S. D. Warren
Westbrook, Maine 04092
S.D. Warren-history, Scott Paper Company-history, unionization, U.S. labor relations-1960s to 1990s, paper mill work life
Parkhurst worked in mills from 1960s-1990s. He began as a unskilled laborer in coal yard, later was trained as a pipe fitter and became a skilled maintenance worker. Parkhurst was also elected as a union leader in the Pipe fitters union at S.D. Warren.
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Howard Parkhurst, interview by Michael Hillard, June 14, 2001, Stories of Maine's Paper Plantation, Digital Maine, Maine's Economic Improvement Fund, Digital Commons, University of Southern Maine