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My Maine Stories
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My 41 year career in Maine paper mills
by Mike Luciano
Generations of paper workers, families, immigrants, jobs in the mill, labor strikes, and changes
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
I never thought I would work at a paper mill.
by Greg Bizier
I love science and managed the lab for International Paper's Otis Mill for 31 years.
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
Being a woman Union member was a challenge in the paper mill
by Cindy Bennett
I worked in the paper mills and for the Union during the 1987 strike.
My paper making history
by Rick Simoneau
The history of my grandfather, father, and I working in the mills instilled a sense of community
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
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.
Two generations tell the family's Paper story
by Normand and Richard Paradis
Father and son discuss their lives working for International Paper and changes over time
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.
I'm fortunate to live in Livermore Falls
by Kenny Jacques
I've seen a lot of changes in Livermore Falls, and hope we will reinvent again soon.
My Paper Industry career and setting up a museum
by Sherry Judd
I worked in and around the Paper Industry all my life. Now I run Maine's Paper and Heritage Museum.
My 40 years in Forestry and the Paper Industry in Maine
by Donna Cassese
I was the first female forester hired by Scott Paper and continue to find new uses for wood.
Mosher family history and my career at S.D. Warren
by Abbott Mosher
My family settled the Westbrook region and I am a 4th generation paper maker at S.D. Warren.
I work as a Journeyman Mechanic, or Millwright at Catalyst
by Linda Deane
Working on a paper machine and as a Millwright can be challenging as a woman and a Union Rep.
I worked for International Paper for 40 years
by Peter Crosson
I was never bored working in instrumentation at International Paper
Working at International Paper and being part of the community
by Gary Desjardens
Working for International Paper and volunteering for the Special Olympics of America
Laura Richter - Educator
by MLTI Stories of Impact Project
Laura Richter was a Middle School Educator in Skowhegan, Maine as the MLTI began in 2002.
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
A first encounter with Bath and its wonderful history
by John Decker
Visiting the Maine Maritime Museum as part of a conference