Black and white photo of men sitting around table in conference/meeting room.
Black and white photo of Firestone employees and officials at Gastonia plant.
Harvey Firestone presents Lee R. Jackson with an award on Jackson’s 40th anniversary with the company.
Black and white photo of four men dressed in suits standing in front of curtain
Black and white photo of Firestone Executives touring the textile mill and talking to an employee
Black and white photo of executive touring Firestone Mills and shaking hands with employees
Black and white photo of Firestone executives touring the mill and shaking hands with female employee
Black and white photo of 4 men conversing at dining table, one in military uniform.
Black and white photo of news clipping regarding Firestone officials’ visit to the Firestone Mill in Gastonia, NC
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. Trainor 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.