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1976 June 10

Halpern, Carl

Oral history with Carl Halpern

New York (State) - In this oral history interview conducted by son Joel Halpern, Carl Halpern talks about his memories of Electro Chemical, the company that he worked for from 1917 to 1965. He describes a discriminatory job advertisement that he had to intercept, questionable hiring practices, payoffs, unproductive workers and strikes. He gives some perspective on the view of Jews in th... more

Carl Halpern Papers

1982 Jan. 18

Halpern, Carl

Oral history interview with Carl Halpern

New York (State) - In this oral history interview conducted by son Joel Halpern, Carl Halpern recalls the Electro Chemical Company where he worked from 1917-1965. He talks about a variety of illegal practices in the company, the people that he worked with, their responsibilities, education, an accident with the acid tanks, union people, companies nearby in the Bronx, taking the train for bu... more

Carl Halpern Papers

1982 Jan. 18

Halpern, Carl

Oral history with Carl Halpern

New York (State) - This oral history interview conducted by son Joel Halpern, Carl Halpern focuses on his memories of the Electro Chemical Company where he worked from 1917-1965. Carl begins talking about injuries and safety in the plant and getting the families involved. He talks about the lithography and etching departments, the meter systems, suppliers, the advancement in chemicals and their... more

Carl Halpern Papers

1986

Halpern, Carl

Oral history with Carl Halpern

New York (State) - In this oral history interview conducted by son Joel Halpern, Carl Halpern focuses on his memories of the Electro Chemical Company where he worked from 1917-1965. The interview begins with Carl talking about people who worked in the factory, seniority, relations between management and workers, support of family members working together and resolving conflicts within the family of workers. ... more

Carl Halpern Papers

1982 May 14

Halpern, Carl

Oral history interview with Carl Halpern

New York (State) - This oral history interview conducted by son Joel Halpern, Carl Halpern focuses on his memories of the Electro Chemical Company where he worked from 1917-1965. He talks about people who worked in the factory, their nationality or religious identities and hiring practices including when he was hired. He recalls memories of the other companies and stores in the neighborhood, tran... more

Carl Halpern Papers

1986 Jan. 7

Halpern, Carl

Oral history with Carl Halpern

New York (State) - In this oral history interview conducted by son Joel Halpern, Carl Halpern focuses on his memories of the Electro Chemical Company in the Bronx where he worked from 1917-1965. Carl begins by talking about changes in safety procedures in the factory and winning workplace safety awards from the New York Metal Trades Association. He talks about visiting the workers during the s... more

Carl Halpern Papers

1976 Feb. 23

Halpern, Carl

Oral history with Carl Halpern

New York (State) - In this oral history interview conducted by son Joel Halpern, Carl Halpern talks about various aspects of the Electro Chemical Company where he worked from 1917-1965. He mentions Frost Appliance Stores, Bright Star Battery Company, Universal Car Loading, Bert's Trucking, and the Factor which were companies that did business with Electro Chemical. He talks about the ... more

Carl Halpern Papers

1982 Nov. 6

Halpern, Carl

Oral history interview with Carl Halpern

New York (State) - This oral history interview conducted by son Joel Halpern, Carl Halpern focuses on his memories of the Electro Chemical Company, where he worked from 1917-1965, as well as his childhood growing up in the Bronx. Carl talks about his recollections of Prohibition and the ratification of the 21st Amendment in 1933, how production changed when Prohibition was lifted, and th... more

Carl Halpern Papers

1976 Jan.

Halpern, Carl

Oral history with Carl Halpern

New York (State) - In this oral history interview conducted by son Joel Halpern, Carl Halpern talks about his recollections of his mother. Carl talks about her interests, pride and enjoyment in her children and grandchildren, the closeness of the family, and her emphasis on education. He talks about the hardships that she faced, the relationships between various family members and her loyalty ... more

Carl Halpern Papers

1994 Nov. 26

Oral history with Addie and Gert

New York (State) - This oral history recording consists of Addie and Gert's memories of the Electro Chemical Company where they both worked. Carl Halpern, other upper management and workers are mentioned. Gert worked there for approximately three years and made $19/week, Addie was there on and off for over 22 years and started at $.35/hour but got up to $50/week when she left in 1945. They both tell anecd... more

Carl Halpern Papers