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Ralph Schneider
Date
1980-04-23
Main contributor
Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memory
Summary
Ralph Schneider, born 1917, retired and superintendent at the Indiana Chair Company in Jasper, Indiana. He discusses the woodworking industry from his early years during the Great Depression through his retirement in the nineteen seventies. He gives a brief description of the manufacturing process, including the mill room and piecework are first given attention. He recalls the changes in worker dedication to the job, recession effects, the energy crisis, and the duties of being plant superintendent, such as purchasing and worker assignment.
Contributors
Schneider, Ralph; Giroux, Vincent A.
Collection
Economic History of Indiana in the Twentieth Century, 1976-1980
Unit
Center for Documentary Research and Practice
Physical Description
1 tape, 1 7/8 ips, 75 minutes
Related Item
Economic History of Indiana in the Twentieth Century, 1976-1980
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Other Identifier
Other: 80-024