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Oral history interview with Joseph Arrigo [electronic resource], 1975

Creator: Arrigo, Joseph
Project: Continental Group project.
(see all project interviews)
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

Assistant foreman in shipping department.

Scope and Contents

Work for New Orleans Can Company, 1917; early coffee cans; integration in the plant; Continental Can's acquisition of New Orleans Can, 1928; wages; work as general line maintenance man; working conditions, safety, unionization; can assembly foreman; Continental Can's new plant construction; transfer to packers' can line supervision; qualities of a good plant manager; resentment of industrial engineering; management and union relationship; beer and beverage can lines.


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