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Alderman, Norman, 2005 February 12

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Call Number: RU 1055, Series Accession 2008-A-001
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[Aviary] ru_1055_2008-a-001_Alderman
[Aviary] ru_1055_2008-a-001_Alderman

Scope and Contents

Norman Alderman is the third-generation owner of Alderman-Dow Iron and Metal Company, the oldest scrap metal business in New Haven, founded in 1895. Alderman discusses the nature of the scrap metal business, and Jewish and family businesses in general. He offers his views on business development in New Haven in the second half of the twentieth century. Alderman-Dow had to move from its original location on Dow Street in the Oak Street neighborhood because of urban renewal.

Interviewer: Brogadir, Benjamin

Length (min): 46


  • 2005 February 12


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Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

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