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Growing up on a potato and dairy farm
by Paula Woodworth
Life growing up and working on a potato and dairy farm was hard work but fun in Aroostook County.
Canadian immigrant founds worlds largest paper company in 1898
by Hugh J. Chisholm
Hugh J. Chisholm founded International Paper, which was the world's largest paper company in 1898.
If you wanted a good job, the mill was the place to be.
by Brent Gay
Changes in the paper industry, labor strikes, and the community around International Paper's mills
My career as a chemical engineer for S.D. Warren Paper Company
by Charles Dodge
I worked in S.D. Warren's laboratory, and developed paper coatings, like Ultracast technology
There were years when it was fun to go to work at the paper mill
by Bruce Dyke
My 39 years working for International Paper was a great job for a guy like me.
Aroostook Potato Harvest: Perspective of a Six Year Old
by Phyllis A. Blackstone
A child's memory of potato harvest in the 1950s
A Lifelong Romance with Retail
by George A Smith
Maine's once plentiful small retail stores.
First night on the pulp pile at zero degrees, to mill foreman
by Arthur Benedetto
I worked my way up in International Paper, moving from the pick ax pile to a foreman on computers
It was like a family in the mill
by Arnold R. Couture
I saw a lot of changes at the International Paper Otis Mill during my 26 years as an electrician
My Italian grandparents and visiting their homeland
by Sherry Judd
A story about my Italian ancestors in Maine and how I found my family in Italy.
My Paper Industry career and setting up a museum
I worked in and around the Paper Industry all my life. Now I run Maine's Paper and Heritage Museum.
Growing up in Lewiston
by Kathy Becvar
Growing up in Lewiston in the 1960s and 1970s.
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