Joe Seawright


Oral History Information

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Job Title
Former Director of Design
Company Name
Baldwin Piano Company

Joe Seawright was a piano designer and engineer for the Baldwin Piano factory in Greenwood, Mississippi, beginning in the early 1970s. Joe created several improvements to the workflow of the operations as well as designing new features to the piano line of products. When the Greenwood factory was producing Baldwin clocks, Joe took part in the design of those clocks as well as designing the workflow within the plant in terms of use of tooling and employees. As management changed in the mid 1990s, Joe noticed an impact on the product but stayed on as long as he could, hoping to ensure that the best possible product would be produced in Greenwood.