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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of John M. Heinen, Jr.
RLIN number: NXCP88-A73
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Continental Group Project
Description: Family and educational background; career development; evaluation of enamels, plates and metals in relation to products; lead pellets in baby food cans; World War II Navy experiences; organization of research groups; development of aerosol can; 1954 decision to locate new research building in inner city; blacks and Chicago neighborhoods; failure of process to can greener peas; corrosion inhibitors; Conoweld, no detachable pull-tab can; ideas on management.
Extent: Transcript: 93 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: Heinen, John M., 1916-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1916
Speaker occupation: Business executive
Age at speaking: 59
Document date: 1975
Interviewer: Nackman, Mark E.
Topics discussed - ASP terms: African Americans--Housing; African Americans--Segregation; Executives; Manufacturing processes; Oral history
Topics discussed - Other terms: Container industry--Equipment and supplies; Continental Can Company, Inc; Heinen, John M., 1916-; Research, Industrial
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0020303-15745