Oral history interview with Frank W. Burns 1974

 

Name
Burns, Frank W (Interviewee)
Nackman, Mark E (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Frank W. Burns 1974
Abstract
Youth and adventures, Chicago and California; 1918, Ford apprenticeship as machinist, tool and die maker; American Can, Pacific Can; move in 1937 to Continental Can as salesman: can companies, competition and products on West Coast; quality control; reduced edge, aluminum and flat top beer cans, vacuum can, tin coating; salesmanship, customers; impressions of Ellison Hazard, Carle Conway Thomas Fog arty, and others.
Collection Name
Continental Group project
Subjects
Sales personnel; Containers; Factory management; Manufacturing processes; Sales management; Burns, Frank W; Continental Can Company
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Date
1974
Note (Biographical)
Sales representative.
Note
Interviewed by Mark E. Nackman on September 11 and November 7, 1974.
Note (Provenance)
Frank W. Burns, Gift 1975
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
13534908
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-sheh-5n20
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.