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Bill Horsfall: Rakow Research Library Conversation Series

This conversation is with Bill Horsfall, a glass technologist who began working for Corning Incorporated in 1972, just after the flood caused by Hurricane Agnes. Horsfall supervised batch preparation for many different glass types, from soda-lime to Pyrex to glass ceramics and worked in A, B & C factories of Corning’s Main Plant, in both automated production facilities and handshops. Filmed May 22, 2015 The Rakow Research Library’s Conversation Series features the stories of people involved in the glass industry and glass arts.