Oral history interview with Fred W. Hoover 1975

 

Name
Hoover, Fred W (Interviewee)
Nackman, Mark E (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Fred W. Hoover 1975
Abstract
Army experience in inventory control, procurement, in Japan; impressions of General MacArthur, evaluation of army operations, Pacific; plant manager for Carnation Company: initiation of Carnation's self-manufacture of cans; duties as assistant to Thomas Fogarty, Continental Can; investigation of Hazel-Atlas operations; rehabilitation and sale of Hazel-Atlas; handling of anti-trust suit; establishme nt of consumer products division for Continental Can; Conoplan; beverage can business; extruded wall iron vs drawn and wall iron cans; reorganization of Metal Division, effects; evaluation of future of Metal Operations.
Collection Name
Continental Group project
Subjects
Executives; World War, 1939-1945--Equipment and supplies; Consolidation and merger of corporations; Manufacturing processes; Containers; Antitrust law; Hoover, Fred W; Continental Can Company
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Date
1975
Note (Biographical)
Executive vice president and general manager.
Note
Interviewed by Mark E. Nackman on March 20, 1975.
Note (Provenance)
Fred W. Hoover, Gift 1975
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
13540382
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-kzgj-s149
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.