“…The Stinson bus came and picked up the ladies at various locations, and they came in those days with a fresh product that they stayed and packed and produced until the whistle blew that they were done. There was no minimum hours of working in those days, you earned your living by a piecework salary and the more that one did, the more pay one got. But there was a family sense of everyone from the first worker that appeared in the morning to the last cleanup person at night; everybody knew everybody and I thought that was really unique that nobody had any secrets in the factory and that was fun.”
Diana Young served as the bookkeeper at the Stinson Cannery in Prospect Harbor, ME. Read more:
September 10, 2011
Prospect Harbor, ME
Interviewer: Keith Ludden
Recommended citation: Meng, Makara, Oral History Interview,September 10, 2011 by Keith Ludden, Page #, Oral History and Folklife Research. Online:https://www.oralhistoryandfolklife.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Young-Transcript.pdf.
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