crown CU Home > Libraries Home
Columbia Center for Oral History Portal >

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
Full CLIO record >>

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.

Subjects

Using this collection

Columbia Center for Oral History

Address:
Columbia University
535 West 114th Street
801 Butler Library, Box 20
MC1129
New York, NY 10027
Telephone:
(212) 854-7083

Email:
oralhist
@libraries.cul.columbia.edu

Website:
Columbia Center for Oral History