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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Robert W. Baer
RLIN number: NXCP86-A36
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Continental Group Project
Description: Work for Wright Aeronautical Corporation on B-29 engines; composite can production; canmaker training; wildcat strikes during years as assistant plant manager; handling of union problems as plant manager at Houston; use of female employees; integrating the Houston plant; future of Conoweld; aluminum vs. steel cans; Continental Can loyalty.
Extent: Transcript: 89 leaves, Tape: 1 reel
Restrictions: Access: Written permission required from Continental Group. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1975 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Baer, Robert W., 1916-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1916
Speaker occupation: Regional manager
Age at speaking: 59
Document date: 1975
Interviewer: Nackman, Mark E.
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Aeronautics; Executives; Oral history
Topics discussed - Other terms: Baer, Robert W., 1916-; Containers; Continental Can Company, Inc; Factory management; Wright Aeronautics Corporation
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0016673-12116