Oral history interview with Frederick J. Hoffman 1975

 

Name
Hoffman, Frederick J (Interviewee)
Nackman, Mark E (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Frederick J. Hoffman 1975
Abstract
Education; early canning business in Baltimore; World War II service; work as draftsman in Customer Equipment Service department of Continental Can; decline in customer equipment service after 1951 consent decree; designing can lines for customers; canning orange juice in Florida; closing machine sales; recollections of Continental Can executives; other companies raids for skilled personnel; histor y of closing machine design.
Collection Name
Continental Group project
Subjects
Supervisors, Industrial; Containers; Manufacturing processes; Container industry--Equipment and supplies; Hoffman, Frederick J; Continental Can Company
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Date
1975
Note (Biographical)
Director, customer equipment service.
Note
Interviewed by Mark E. Nackman on January 30, 1975.
Note (Provenance)
Frederick J. Hoffman, Gift 1975
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
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Catalog Record
13540363
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-ypzs-j337
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.