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Graco Inc. Oral History Project: Interview with Russell J. Gray
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: 1901-1983, born in Minneiska, Minnesota. In 1926, Russell and his brother Leil founded the Gray Company in Minneapolis. It began with the development of a grease gun for use in automobile service stations and expanded to include equipment that could handle most fluid and semi-solid materials used in industry. Russell was in charge of development and manufacturing and Leil managed the company. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: His family; interest in music; the founding of the Gray Company (Graco Inc.): its products and history, also a curative Powder X that his father discovered and attempted to market.
4 hours sound cassette
85 pages transcript
Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
240 minutes length
Interviewee: Gray, Russell J.
Interviewer: Fogerty, James E.
Made in: Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Creation: 09/21/1982 - 09/28/1982 (Interviews conducted 9/21/1982 and 9/28/1982.)
|Holding Type||Oral History - Interview|
OH 8.1 (Library Call Number)
AV1985.114.1 (Accession Number)
MHS Library Catalog
Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Graco Inc. Oral History Project'