Oral history interview with George Barker 1975

 

Name
Barker, George (Interviewee)
Nackman, Mark E (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with George Barker 1975
Abstract
Work for Madison Square Garden Corporation; tinplate inventory problem, World War II; general line plant conversion, World War II; growth of fibre can manufacturing, blackplate usage; acquisitions program, 1942; formation of paper division; cups, containers, competition with Dixie, Lily, and Sweetheart; development of dye curling process; Utica paper container plant; separation of fibre drum from r est of paper operations; growth of plastic container business, Kentucky Fried Chicken account; China-therm operation; Memphis plant; duties as regional sales manager; Three Rivers plant; importance of distribution planning; other management responsibilities.
Collection Name
Continental Group project
Subjects
Executives; Manufacturing processes; Containers; Paper containers; Barker, George; Continental Can Company; Madison Square Garden (New York, N.Y.)
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Date
1975
Note (Biographical)
Company executive.
Note
Interviewed by Mark E. Nackman on February 27, 1975.
Note (Provenance)
George Barker, Gift 1975
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
13534611
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-cgcg-kd52
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.