Transcript. Herbert Retzlaff discusses his family, early life and education in Germany leading up to and during World War I. He discusses his long career at Fred Meyer, as accountant and vice president.
Transcript. Fred Meyer discusses: Settling in Portland and significance of the location; the early days; growth of the Fred Meyer Corporation; death of Mrs. Meyer; Fred Meyer goes public; industrial growth; business philosophies; costs and wages; 1970s inflation; bankruptcy of other business; TriMet taxation; historical figures admired by Fred Meyer; Supreme Court case about unfair competition; government controls; future of Portland as a major city.