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Oral history interview with Iver J. Olsen, 1974

Creator: Olsen, Iver J.
Project: Continental Group project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 93 pages Sound recording: 1 reel
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Plant manager; interviewees are married.

Scope and Contents

Family, immigration to the United States, early life in Tacoma, Washington; machinist apprenticeship; early jobs; beginning career with Continental Can as a die maker; master mechanic in Oakland and Seattle; women employees during World War II; seventeen years as plant manager; union-management relations.

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