Oral history interview with Howard B. Chadwick and Anthony Civitello 1975

 

Name
Chadwick, Howard B (Interviewee)
Nackman, Mark E (Interviewer)
Civitello, Anthony (Interviewee)
Title
Oral history interview with Howard B. Chadwick and Anthony Civitello 1975
Abstract
History of paper bag business, Benjamin C. Betner and Thomas M. Royal; packaging, food retailing in early 1900s; Betner Bag Company's development of glassine paper, polyethyline, bagmaking and printing equipment; Benco filling machine; the Depression; Devon plant location and employee transportation problems; competitors; National Recovery Act and unionization of Betner plants; development of insta nt coffee; Betner's growth, World War II; small unit packaging; Betner and Continental Can merger in 1953; product diversification; duties of executive sales manager and plant manager.
Collection Name
Continental Group project
Subjects
Sales personnel; Executives; Paper containers; Manufacturing processes; Sales management; Consolidation and merger of corporations; Chadwick, Howard B; Civitello, Anthony; Continental Can Company
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Date
1975
Note (Biographical)
Executive sales manager.
Note
Interviewed by Mark E. Nackman on October 25, 1974 and February 7, 1975.
Note (Provenance)
Howard B. Chadwick and Anthony Civitello, Gift 1975
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
13536859
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-pc9h-9m23
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.