Oral history interview with Fred E. Hummel 1974

 

Name
Hummel, Fred E (Interviewee)
Nackman, Mark E (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Fred E. Hummel 1974
Abstract
World War I American Field Service experience; work for father's business, Hummel-Downing Company; as a seaman aboard ship to South America; civil unrest in Chile; work for father in Hopewell, Va.; making kraft liner board and solid fiber; promotion to president of Hummel-Ross, 1933; Depression; use of German P.O.W.s as labor, World War II; merger of Hummel-Ross and Continental Can, 1947.
Collection Name
Continental Group project
Subjects
Executives; World War, 1914-1918; World War, 1939-1945--Prisoners and prisons; Consolidation and merger of corporations; Paper industry; Latin America Politics and government; Hummel, Fred E; Continental Can Company
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Date
1974
Note (Biographical)
Businessman.
Note
Interviewed by Mark E. Nackman on December 4, 1974.
Note (Provenance)
Fred E. Hummel, Gift 1975
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
13540411
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-xfn1-8982
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.