Man and Woman Cutting Cake

Black and white photo of Leonard K. Firestone with Margaret Speaks cutting 6th anniversary cake at the conclusion of the Voice of Firestone radio program. attached flysheet: “Leonard K. Firestone, host of the Firestone Champion Farmers, looks on as Margaret Speaks, distinguished soprano soloist, cuts her 6th anniversary cake after the conclusion of the Voice of firestone radio program on the evening of August 7, 1939. all of the Firestone Champion Farmers who attended this broadcast were given a piece of the anniversary cake.”

Firestone Champion Farmers at the NYC World’s Fair

Black and white photo of Firestone Champion Farmers attending a banquet and show at the 1939 World’s Fair in NYC. attached flysheet: “on the evening of August 8, 1939, the Firestone Champion Farmers were entertained by a special floor show at a banquet in their honor given the Firestone Farm Gardens of the Firestone Factory and Exhibition Building at the New York World’s Fair. The famous Firestone Singing Color Fountains formed a beautiful background for the banquet. Grover Whalen, President of the New York World’s Fair, Leonard K. Firestone, who acted as host, and many other prominent men in the field of agriculture spoke during the program. Bronze medallions were awarded to all of the Firestone Champion Farmers in recognition of their distinguished services to agriculture.”