Oral history interview with Oscar E. Collins 1974

 

Name
Collins, Oscar E (Interviewee)
Nackman, Mark E (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Oscar E. Collins 1974
Abstract
Apprentice machinist, Seattle Astoria Iron Works, 1917; summer job canning for Pacific American Canneries, 1924; Continental Can take-over of Troyer-Fox, 1928; unionization, 1936; the Depression, World War II, making parts for Boeing; discussion of apprenticeship, timing jobs, hours, wages, promotion, safety and ventilation of plants, politics, pension.
Collection Name
Continental Group project
Subjects
Machinists; Containers; Factory management; Collins, Oscar E; Continental Can Company
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Date
1974
Note (Biographical)
Machinist.
Note
Interviewed by Mark E. Nackman on June 17, 1974.
Note (Provenance)
Oscar E. Collins, Gift 1974
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
13536906
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-p22w-pc20
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.