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The Di Giorgios: from fruit merchants to corporate innovators : oral history transcript / 1983.
BANC CD 547:1-14; BANC MSS 87/258 c; Phonotape 1871 C:1-14; BMC 1 box 18; ...
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Title:

The Di Giorgios: from fruit merchants to corporate innovators : oral history transcript / 1983

Creator/Contributor:

Di Giorgio, Robert Joseph, 1911- ., creator, Interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Di Giorgio, Joseph, 1908-, Interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Teiser, Ruth., Interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Peterson, Rudolph A., 1904-2003

Creator/Contributor:

Brotherton, Joseph., Interviewee.

Abstract:

Discusses founding and early history of the Di Giorgio Fruit Corporation, and its operations and leaders from 1920-1962, when its business was strictly agricultural. He discusses reasons for corporate diversification, and the Di Giorgio Corporation's growth through 1983. In addition, he discusses Di Giorgio's wine industry interests.
Di Giorgio family tree.

Date:

c1986 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Di Giorgio Fruit Corporation.
Di Giorgio Corporation.
Agriculture -- California
Produce trade -- California
Fruit trade -- California
Wine industry -- California

Note:

interview conducted by Ruth Teiser ; introduction by Rudolph A. Peterson ; Regional Oral History Office,
Joined in some interviews by Joseph A. Di Giorgio, and Joseph Brotherton.
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Pictorial materials transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library.
Annual reports of the Di Giorgio Fruit Corporation (1953; 1957-58; 1960-63) and of the Di Giorgio Corporation, (1964; 1966-85) have been transferred to the book collection of The Bancroft Library.
Volume includes index.

Type:

Oral histories.
Genealogies.

Physical Description:

1 v., 1 tube.
14 sound cassettes : analog.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC CD 547:1-14
BANC MSS 87/258 c
Phonotape 1871 C:1-14
BMC 1 box 18
BANC MSS 87/258 c

Publisher:

California unknown place Berkeley, Calif : University of California

Copyright Note:

This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.