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Oral history interview with George Barker, 1975

Creator: Barker, George
Project: Continental Group project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 111 pages Sound recording: 1 reel
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Company executive.

Scope and Contents

Work for Madison Square Garden Corporation; tinplate inventory problem, World War II; general line plant conversion, World War II; growth of fibre can manufacturing, blackplate usage; acquisitions program, 1942; formation of paper division; cups, containers, competition with Dixie, Lily, and Sweetheart; development of dye curling process; Utica paper container plant; separation of fibre drum from rest of paper operations; growth of plastic container business, Kentucky Fried Chicken account; China-therm operation; Memphis plant; duties as regional sales manager; Three Rivers plant; importance of distribution planning; other management responsibilities.

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