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Oral history interview with George Ambrose [electronic resource], 1975

Creator: Ambrose, George
Project: Continental Group project.
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Phys. Desc. :Sound file: digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit)
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Plant manager.

Scope and Contents

Tool and die maker apprenticeship; assistant superintendent for Standard Oil can plant; government contract work abroad for E.W. Bliss; Europe in early World War II days; Continental Can and American Can rivalry; welded vs. drawn cans; plant managership of Jersey City, Paterson, St. Louis; General Lucius Clay; Continental Can executives; company morale; management training programs; introduction of industrial engineering; Continental Can pension system.


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