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Sindt, John H., 1940-
Oral history interview with John H. Sindt, 1995 December 22.
Family background and upbringing in northern New Jersey, including recollections of high school; involvement in horse shows and time spent as farrier; community college studies; gains experience in tool and dye industry and high precision work. Joins Lamont Geological Observatory machine shop, early 1960s; impressions of Angelo Ludas and machine shop operations; recollections of machine shop work for seismology and marine geophysics; effects of late 1960s funding cuts on machine shop and revised methods of instrument development; experiences on board Lamont research ships Vema and Conrad; recollections of Maurice Ewing, Henry Kohler, and Allen Jorgensen; recollections of air gun development at Lamont; impressions of work environment at machine shop from late 1960s through 1990s.
Machine Shop Operator, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.
Ewing, W. Maurice (William Maurice), 1906-1974
Jorgensen, Allen
Kohler, Henry Conrad.
Ludas, Angelo
Sindt, John H., 1940-
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Conrad (research vessel)
Machine shops.
Research vessels.
Science -- History.
Vema (Ship)
Oral histories. aat
Interviews. aat
Transcripts. aat
Tool and die makers -- Interviews. lcsh
Doel, Ronald Edmund interviewer.
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA