Oral history interview with Robert M. McPherson 1974

 

Name
McPherson, Robert M (Interviewee)
Nackman, Mark E (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Robert M. McPherson 1974
Abstract
Father's experiences in Klondike gold rush; growing up in northwest; employment in Seattle-Astoria Ironworks; earliest can-making on the West Coast; detailed description of relationship with American Can Company; travel and comparison of plants throughout United States, especially northwest; Alaskan markets; lifestyle in West vs East, 1960s.
Collection Name
Continental Group project
Subjects
Supervisors, Industrial; Containers; Factory management; Alaska History 1867-1959; McPherson, Robert M; Continental Can Company
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Date
1974
Note (Biographical)
Administrator.
Note
Interviewed by Mark E. Nackman on September 13, 1974.
Note (Provenance)
Robert M. McPherson, Gift 1975
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
13546381
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-k0ev-a193
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.