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B.F. Goodrich Company


Biographical / Historical

Incorporated May 2, 1912

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Dr. Frederick Martin, interviewed by Sarah Jane Adamski

Abstract 0887 Dr. Frederick Martin interviewed by Sarah Jane Adamski, November 29, 1974, York, Maine. Martin tells of his childhood in York and career as a chemist; his education, notably taking two extra years of high school to learn Latin and French in order to attend college; working for the Goodrich Company 1917-1952; footwear and the naming of the zipper; working with observation balloons during WWI; and recollections of York circa 1900. Text: 21 pp. transcript. Recording: T 0857 1 hour.
Dates: 1974-1980