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Oral History Interview with Raymond L. Ehrlinger

Oral History Interview with Raymond L. Ehrlinger
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steel industry and trade: united states: history: 20th century
Cassette Tapes: Nakamichi Dragon, Nakamichi cassette Deck 1 Reel-to Reel Tapes: Studer A80, Studer B67, Otari MX-55, Revox A700 DVD: Pioneer DV-434. Analog/Digital converter: Prism Sound Dream ADA-8XR; Prism Sound Dream AD-2; Computer Hardware: 3 (total) Intel Celeron 1.8GHz/224 MB RAM PC's (made by PowerSpec), each with a Firewire hard drive (2 made by MicroNet, 1 made by LaCie) and M-Audio Delta Audiophile (internal sound card). External Firewire Hard Drive; Computer Software: Windows XP; Steinberg Wavelength 4.0; Sony Soundforge; Other devices: Switcher to allow monitoring of multiple transfers; Basic Map: Playback machine-Analog RCA or XLR-AD converter-AES (XLR)-M-Audio Card-Software-External Firewire Drive, Raymond Ehrlinger was a draftsman for the CFandI Steel Corporation. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, Ehrlinger finished school at the age of 14 in the 8th grade. He went to Farris Point at Bethlehem Steel and in 1922 transferred to engineering department. In 1926 he worked for the Tennesse Coal and Iron Co and began at CFandI on Thanksgiving Day , 1928. Took an ICS course in structural engineering, spent 4 years at Johns Hopkins night school in math and engineering, in 1934 attended the Junior College in the top floor of court house. Mentioned steelworkers went off ERP in 1933. Retired in 1966.