Interview with Jack Jensen
Date of Interview
Duration of Audio File
Born approximately 1960, aged 40 at time of interview
Portland, ME at time of interview
Occupation/ Work History
Operations research professor at University of Southern Maine and University of South Carolina. Worked summers in the mill while in college in the early 1980s.
Mill or Principal Employer
S. D. Warren
Westbrook, Maine 04092
Paper mills - work experience, industrial accidents
Jensen came from long line of paper mill workers at S.D. Warren, including grandfather, uncles and cousins. He details the typical experience of paper mill town youth who got jobs in the mill during summers in college but not continuing after college completionand is an astute observer of mill life and community culture.
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Jack Jensen, interview by Michael Hillard, July 28, 2000, Stories of Maine's Paper Plantation, Digital Maine, Maine's Economic Improvement Fund, Digital Commons, University of Southern Maine