Millie Rahn | National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Millie Rahn

Interviewee Description Interviewer Date of Interview Location of Interview Affiliation Collection
Shawn Sipple

Mr. Sipple discusses his life in the fishing industry in New Bedford, MA, and the effects of regulations on the industry.

Millie Rahn New Bedford, MA Working Waterfront Festival The Working Waterfront Festival Community Documentation Project
Deb and Ron Shrader

Mr. Shrader, an active commercial fisherman, is joined by his wife, Deb Shrader, the executive director of Shore Support, a fisherman's advocacy organization, in this interview.  Mr. and Mrs. Shrader talk about the current regulations affecting the fishing industry and their family.

Millie Rahn New Bedford, MA Working Waterfront Festival The Working Waterfront Festival Community Documentation Project
John Reardon

John Reardon is the general manager for IMP Fishing Gear Limited in New Bedford and a former fisherman. He speaks about changes in the fishing industry that he has seen.

Millie Rahn New Bedford, MA Working Waterfront Festival The Working Waterfront Festival Community Documentation Project
Carlos Rafael

Mr. Rafael was born in the Azores before immigrating to the US (New Bedford, MA). He is the owner of Carlos Seafood, Inc, a boat owner of approx. 17 boats, and an owner of a fish house and warehouse.

Millie Rahn New Bedford, MA Working Waterfront Festival The Working Waterfront Festival Community Documentation Project
Dan Orchard

Interview with Dan Orchard.

Millie Rahn New Bedford, MA Working Waterfront Festival The Working Waterfront Festival Community Documentation Project
Marty Olsen

Mr. Olsen a retired fisherman speaks about his experiences in the fishing industry particularly the regulations, superstitions, weather and accidents, and diverse ethnic groups in the industry.

Millie Rahn New Bedford, MA Working Waterfront Festival The Working Waterfront Festival Community Documentation Project
Howard Nickerson

Mr. Nickerson, in his 90's at the time of the interview, speaks about his experiences as a union representative for fishermen and organizing within the industry.

Millie Rahn New Bedford, MA Working Waterfront Festival The Working Waterfront Festival Community Documentation Project
Kaare Ness

Mr. Ness began fishing in New Bedford/Fairhaven, MA, before moving to Seattle, WA, in the late 60s. Mr. Ness speaks about changes in the fishing industry particularly boats and technology, differences between the east and west coast fisheries, and the fishing memorial is New Bedford and Karmoy, Norway.

Millie Rahn New Bedford, MA Working Waterfront Festival The Working Waterfront Festival Community Documentation Project
Karen and Jennifer Mitchell

Sisters, Karen and Jennifer, are employees at the R.A. Mitchell Co. Inc., a company that sells and repairs marine and industrial engines and generator systems. They speak about the company and its involvement in the fishing industry.

Millie Rahn New Bedford, MA Working Waterfront Festival The Working Waterfront Festival Community Documentation Project
Bob Mitchell

Mr. Mitchell owns an engine sales and repair business, and is joined by Kaare Ness in this interview. Mr Mitchell speaks about the business in this interview.

Millie Rahn New Bedford, MA Working Waterfront Festival The Working Waterfront Festival Community Documentation Project

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