Interview with Dave Martin
Date of Interview
Duration of Audio File
Occupation/ Work History
Paper tender, first hand on paper machine, then paper machine supervisor, 1961-1991
Mill or Principal Employer
S. D. Warren
Westbrook, Maine 04092
Paper mills - Maine, Sappi Paper - History, S.D.Warren - Maine, Paper making - working conditions, management changes
Martin discusses the work of the machine tender and complexities of making paper machines run. He also discusses the changing nature of the company as it became managed (and especially mismanaged) by distant corporate owners, and describes the danger and stress of work.
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Dave Martin, interview by Michael Hillard, July 18, 2003, Stories of Maine's Paper Plantation, Digital Maine, Maine's Economic Improvement Fund, Digital Commons, University of Southern Maine