Oral history interview with James J. Harris 1974

 

Name
Harris, James J (Interviewee)
Nackman, Mark E (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with James J. Harris 1974
Abstract
Farm childhood in Illinois; education; employment with American Can in research department; processing of food items; sealing devices; botulism; customer service and research with Owen-Illinois; purchase of Owen-Illinois can division by Continental Can; diversification of packaging materials; salesman for Continental Can in Portland; development of business in Oregon; district sales manager; beer c anning; directions of metal can industry; development of personnel.
Collection Name
Continental Group project
Subjects
Sales personnel; Manufacturing processes; Sales management; Botulism; Containers; Consolidation and merger of corporations; Container industry--Equipment and supplies; Harris, James J; Continental Can Company
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Date
1974
Note (Biographical)
District sales manager.
Note
Interviewed by Mark E. Nackman on June 25, 1974.
Note (Provenance)
James J. Harris, Gift 1974
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
13539794
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-zrxf-at84
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.