Oral history interview with Walter J. Coker 1975

 

Name
Coker, Walter J (Interviewee)
Nackman, Mark E (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Walter J. Coker 1975
Abstract
Family, educational background; accounting work for South Paperboard, Gair; Port Wentworth pulp mill; evaluation of Hodge operations; Continental Can's southern plan expansion program; employee reactions to Continental's acquisition of Gair; installation of cost systems; Hopewell plant operations and products; construction, organization of Augusta mill, problems; manufacturing of profit versus volu me items; economic, morale problems at Augusta; survival-expansion project at Hodge; training, public relations programs; advantages and demands of plant manager position; management-union friction at Hopewell; need for semi-chemical paperboard expansion; Hopewell energy collection program.
Collection Name
Continental Group project
Subjects
Accountants; Executives; Factory management; Accounting; Paper industry; Coker, Walter J; Continental Can Company
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Date
1975
Note (Biographical)
Plant manager.
Note
Interviewed by Mark E. Nackman on June 3, 1975.
Note (Provenance)
Walter J. Coker, Gift 1976
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
13536895
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-q1hx-eq69
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.