Oral Histories

Laura Montesano: talks about striking workers, crossing the pick lines and fires in the paper mill
Kevin Fagan, Laura Montesano and Tex Goswick: Life around Piermont when they worked in the paper-mill
Tex Goswick and Kevin Fagan on how they used the coal ash cinders around the Village of Piermont.

James Koza on Gerhardt’s Garage. Kevin Fagan on the closing of the mill.
James Koza's first job was in the paper-mill, Laura Montesano on making a box and striking workers
Phillip Delorenzo on the factory closure for yearly repairs, Tex Goswick and Kevin Fagan on the Flywheel.

“Around Piermont” – Mildred Oslica recalls
“Jake the Urchin” – Anna Hickey and Jake Miraglia
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