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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of William J. Lobrovich
RLIN number: NXCP87-A173
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Continental Group Project
Description: Youth, apprenticeship as machinist; rebuilding equipment supplied by other firms to Continental Can; changes in machine design; invention of pneumatic stripper; production of airplane wing edges during World War II; standardization of Continental Can's equipment and machine parts nationwide; dealings with Hans Eggerss, Lucius Clay.
Extent: Transcript: 86 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 1974 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Lobrovich, William J., 1901-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1901
Speaker occupation: Production engineer
Age at speaking: 73
Document date: 1974
Interviewer: Nackman, Mark E.
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Airplanes, Military; Engineers; Oral history
Topics discussed - Other terms: Continental Can Company, Inc; Lobrovich, William J., 1901-; Machinery--Design; Machinery--Manufacture; Machinists
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017634-13077