Museum of the American Printing House for the Blind

Interview with Albert Jarboe

Date of Interview: 

Tue, 07/12/2005

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American Printing House for the Blind, Employees, Machinery, Maintenance & repair, Manufacturing processes

Call Number: 

2006.13.15a

Albert Jarboe, retired APH employee, talks about his work experiences at the American Printing House for the Blind. Hired in 1958, Jarboe worked primarily in Talking Book production, where he set up and ran record presses. Mention is made of a Banbury mixer. He also set up other machinery for Maintenance and worked in the company's Machine Shop. In 1981, APH negotiated its first Teamsters Union contract. Jarboe talks briefly about the effect of the union on the company.

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