Firestone Textiles Pamphlet, 1952

Firestone promotional material from 1952. View on front cover is of Camp Firestone from the shore of Lake James near Nebo, NC. The cabin on the right was for supervisors family. Large structure in the center was the recreational building. Rows of other cabins at top of hill.

Firestone Executives and Employee, 1955

Black and white photo of Firestone Executives touring the textile mill during 20th anniversary celebration of Firestone Textiles operation. Attached flysheet:: “During the anniversary program marking completion of Firestone Textiles’ 20 years of operation in Gastonia, Company officials were on hand to tour the local plant, and greet members of the Firestone organization. Shown during a tour on May 5, are Harold Mercer, General manager of Firestone Textiles; and J. E. Trainer, Executive Vice President of The Firestone Tire & rubber company, as they greeted Faye Oakes, an employee. Mr. Trainer was principal speaker at a banquet Thursday night, honoring 100 employees who have completed a total of 2,00 years of service to Firestone Textiles.”