MAY 18, 1955
Anniversary Program Ends On Festive Note
ON THE CLOSING day of Ihe anniversary pro
gram. employees and members of their families were
treated to a barbecue on the new Company parking
TWIN DAUGHTERS of Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Ramsey
came to take part in the fun. Linda and Brenda, 8
years old, sample the food.
MRS. MELVIN KNOX, daughter Michael and son
Garland get started with their plate of barbecue.
UNDER THE big circus tent Mrs,
Harold Burgess and son Charlie join the
festivities. Charlie huffs and puffs on a
PAN HANDLE Peet, famed one-man
band of stage, radio and television,
drew applause for his unusual brand of
AFTER HAVING finished her plate
of barbecue, Juanita Smith, student at
Armstrong School, turns attention to
her Firestone souvenir balloon.
RED BRIDGES, "King of Barbecue,"
adds his personal approval to the food
which he and his associates prepared
for the occasion.
THOUSANDS danced on the closing night of the
mammoth celebration. The dancing pavilion was a part
of the new parking lot, in the shadow of the plant.
FUN AND FROLIC are mirrored on these faces as
the square dancers got ready for the contest from
which three winning couples were chosen.
THE EVENING of merrymaking captured the at
tention of the Murry twins, Brenda and Linda, who
were escorted by Grandfather D. R. Vernadore.
THE CAROLINA Playboys band
furnished rollicking music which kept
the dancers going until near midnight.
SOME COUPLES, like this one, tired
of folk dancing and shifted to a more
OTHERS GREW weary. Here Teresa
Ann Chastian sleeps in the strong arms
of her daddy, W. H. Chastian.
PRIZE DANCERS were. First; Jo®
and Annie Lou Harmon; Second:
and Mrs. H. A. Cauthen; Third; Mr. and
Mrs. Bill Bradley.