Oral history interview with James Wirsta 1975

 

Name
Wirsta, James (Interviewee)
Nackman, Mark E (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with James Wirsta 1975
Abstract
Family emigration from Poland to Canada; work on McDonald's general line cans; merger with Continental Can; lithography of the 1930s; work in press and lithography departments; employee supervision; correlation of safety to plant efficiency and productivity; move to new Toronto plant; employee absenteeism, tardiness, drinking.
Collection Name
Continental Group project
Subjects
Lithographers; Supervisors, Industrial; International business enterprises; Consolidation and merger of corporations; Personnel management; Lithography; Canada Economic conditions 1918-1945; Wirsta, James; Continental Can Company
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Date
1975
Note (Biographical)
Production supervisor.
Note
Interviewed by Mark E. Nackman on May 23, 1975.
Note (Provenance)
James Wirsta, Gift 1975
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
13549264
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-j8pz-ws61
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.