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Oral history interview with Helmer R. Johnson, 1975

Creator: Johnson, Helmer R.
Project: Continental Group project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 107 pages Sound recording: 2 reels
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Lawyer.

Scope and Contents

Acquisitions: Hummel-Ross, Shellmar, Betner; buying and selling of Filer City; General Clay's philosophy; Elmer Mills company; White Cap acquisition, acquisition Hazel-Atlas, anti-trust suit; Supreme Court proceedings; Gair case dismissal; can and glass container markets; decline in morale of glass operations; Fort Wayne and corrugated industry; international operations: European licensing program, formation of Europemballage, Treaty of Rome, Common Market cartel law; authority of European Economic Community; merger possibilities in 1970s.

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