Oral history interview with Leighton McLendon 1975

 

Name
McLendon, Leighton (Interviewee)
Nackman, Mark E (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Leighton McLendon 1975
Abstract
Training as electrician and welder; Gair plant construction work, Savannah; duties as pulp mill and paper mill electrician; attitude towards union-management negotiations; history of electricians union; safety concerns, equipment, troubleshooting; summer youth employment program, bull gang work; changes in race relations in the South; Gair merger with Continental Can; industrial relations departmen t; loss of fraternity in plant.
Collection Name
Continental Group project
Subjects
Electricians; Labor unions; Factory management; Manufacturing processes; Consolidation and merger of corporations; United States Race relations; McLendon, Leighton; Continental Can Company
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Date
1975
Note (Biographical)
Electrician.
Note
Interviewed by Mark E. Nackman on May 1, 1975.
Note (Provenance)
Leighton McLendon, Gift 1976
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
13546378
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-eqmv-xd53
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.