Fogg, Philip

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Hunter, Joseph (b. 1909)


Metallurgical Engineer, 1963

Tells the story of the development of a successful engineering firm in Riverside,
California, which perfected the making of machinery for manufacture of Venetian
blinds (wooden, then steel, then aluminum). The Hunter-Douglas Company made machine
tools and aluminum parts during World War II and the Korean War. Hunter Engineering
Company developed the first successful commercial method of continuous casting
of aluminum.

Interviewers: Warren E. Wilson, Professor of Engineering, Harvey Mudd College;
John Niven, Associate Professor of History, Claremont Graduate School.

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