The Ward M. Canaday Center

for Special Collections

The University of Toledo

Finding Aid

John L. Lewis Papers

MSS-201

Size:  4 linear feet

Provenance: John L. Lewis

Access: Open

Related Collections:  Libbey-Owens-Ford Collection, MSS-066

Processing Note: 

Copyright: The literary rights to this collection are assumed to rest with the person(s) responsible for the production of the particular items within the collection, or with their heirs or assigns.  Researchers bear full legal responsibility for the acquisition to publish from any part of said collection per Title 17, United States Code.  The Ward M. Canaday Center for Special Collections may reserve the right to intervene as intermediary at its own discretion.

Completed by:  Heather Kendall, October 2005.  Revised by Kim Brownlee, April & December 2006

Biographical Sketch

            Mr. Lewis was born in Toledo, Ohio.  He graduated from Toledo University in February 1952.  He began working for Libbey-Owens-Ford on a part-time basis beginning in April 1947.  After graduating from college he became a full-time draftsman in the Toledo Technical Division.  In March 1955 he was promoted to Furnace Designer, and was promoted again in 1961 to Assistant Plant Engineer at the Shreveport, Louisiana, plant.  He worked for LOF at Charleston, West Virginia, Shreveport, and Toledo.  He retired in 1989.

 

Scope and Content Note

            This material was collected by Mr. John L. Lewis during his career with Libbey-Owens-Ford.  The collection contains company material, printed material, photos and audio-visual material, blueprints, drawings and technical material.  Also included are patents, subject files, and artifacts. 

Series Descriptions

S1

Company Material
1947-1995
.5 linear foot

Contains annual reports, company announcements, company history, employee telephone directories and company events.

 

 

S2

Printed Material
1939-1997
1 linear foot

Contains newspaper clippings, magazine articles, magazine, newsletters, and pamphlets covering a wide variety of topics including the closing of the Charleston, West Virginia, plant, and the City of Toledo's efforts to keep LOF inside of the city limits.

Subseries A:  Newspaper clippings
Arranged alphabetically by subject

Subseries B:  Magazine articles
Arranged alphabetically by subject

Subseries C:  Magazines
Arranged alphabetically by title

Subseries D:  Company publications
Arranged alphabetically by title.  However this subseries includes one folder that contains a variety of company produced pamphlets filed under "p."

Subseries E:  Miscellaneous
Contains non-LOF produced pamphlets and one paper given at a professional conference.

 

 

S3

Photographs and Audio-Visual Material
1920-2004
.5 linear foot

Contains photos of the Charleston, West Virginia, Shreveport, Louisiana, and East Toledo, Ohio, plants.  Also included are photos of furnaces, machines, and employees.  (Note:  Additional photographs will occasionally be found elsewhere in the collection)

Subseries A:  Photographs
Arranged alphabetically by subject

Subseries B:  Audio-Visual Material
Contains DVD and VHS videotape.  Arranged by type.

 

 

S4

Blueprints, Drawings, and Technical Material
1916-1971
.5 linear foot

This series contains blueprints and plot plans of the Charleston, Shreveport, and East Toledo plants.  Also included are blueprints of machines and devices that were used in the process of making flat glass.  The technical material includes information on various furnaces used in Shreveport and Charleston, and other various machines.

Subseries A:  Blueprints and Drawings
Arranged alphabetically by subject.

Subseries B:  Technical Material
Arranged alphabetically by subject.

 

 

S5

Patents
1899-1942
.4 linear foot

Contains patents for processes that were used to build and create flat or float glass at the various plants.  Arranged alphabetically by title.

 

 

S6

Subject Files
1917-1971
.4 linear foot

Contains files on the Charleston, Laurinburg, Ottawa, and Shreveport plants.  Also more information is provided on the history of glass making, furnaces, and float glass.  Arranged alphabetically by subject.

 

 

S7

Artifacts and Personal Items
.6 linear foot

Contains samples of colored glass and small sheets of flat glass from various plants, several employee pins and badges, and a thickness gauge.  Arranged alphabetically.

 

Folder List

Box

Folder

Item

 

 

 

 

 

S1 Company Material
(NOTE:  ^ denotes box is located on oversize shelf)

 

 

 

1

1

Annual Report 1983

1

2

Annual Report 1984

1

3

Annual Report 1985

1

4

Annual Report 1988

1

5

Appreciation Dinner programs, 1956-70

1

6

Appreciation Dinner programs, 1971-83

1

7

Company announcement and communiqués

1

8

Company history

1

9

Decision 88"

1

10

Employee manuals

1

11

Employee speeches:
Capen, Richard G. Jr.  What's Wrong with Success
Carlisle, Samuel L.  To my many friends of Libbey Owens Ford, September 30, 1967
Gerstenberg, Richard G.  Let's Tell the Story of Profit, December 2, 1971
Schwier, Frederick W.  Let's Stop the Loss of Jobs, May 6, 1982
Unknown.  LOF Organizational Changes
Unknown.  Reconversion
Wingerter, Robert G.  National Glass Dealers Association, March 17, 1968
Wingerter, Robert G.  New Glass Gives LOF Better Vision, May 17, 1967
Wingerter, R.G.  The Change of the Game, October 23, 1973
Wingerter, Robert G.  The Foreign Trade Credibility Gap, January 4, 1968
Wingerter, Robert G.  to The Financial Analysts Society of Toledo, December 11, 1973
Wingerter, Robert G.  The Impact of U.S. Tariff and Trade Policies on the Flat Glass Industry, July 11, 1967
Wingerter, Robert G.  The Pace has Quickened, May 4, 1967

1

12

Employee telephone and address directories, 1940s-1970s

1

13

Employee telephone and address directories, 1980s & undated

1

14

Employee telephone directories, undated

1

15

Executive Dining Room menu

1

16

Informational booklets

1

17

Marketing department organizational chart

1

18

Press releases

1

65

Report to Shareholders, September 30, 1965

1

19

Seniority administration and department promotion

1

20

Standards of business conduct

1

66

Stock report, Standard & Poor's, 1965, Vol. 32, No. 89

1

21

Tariff Commission testimony

1

22

Toledo Ceramic Award 1974-1986

 

 

 

 

 

S2: Printed Material

 

 

 

 

 

Subseries A:  Newspaper clippings

 

 

 

1

23

Advertisements

1

24

Britain – Business

1

25

Business

1

26

Charleston

1

27

China

1

28

Company History

1

29

Company News

1

30

East Toledo

1

31

Fight to Keep LOF in Toledo

1

32

Furnaces

1

33

Haddad Mall/ Kanawha City (former Charleston plant)

1

34

Hancock Tower

1

36

Kanawa City (suburb of Charleston)

1

37

Laurinburg, North Carolina Plant

1

38

Miscellaneous

1

35

Nippon purchase of Pilkington

1

39

Obituaries

1

40

Ottawa, Illinois Plant

1

41

People – employees

1

42

Reprints

1

43

Rossford

1

44

Shreveport closing, 1971

1

45

Sister Glass City

 

 

 

 

 

Subseries B:  Magazine Articles

 

 

 

1

47

Armstrong Cork Company

1

48

Company news

1

49

Float and plate glass

1

50

Glass facilities/buildings/storage

1

42

Glass melting

1

51

Glass – metal bonding

1

67

Glass tank construction and repair

1

68

Johns Manville headquarters

1

52

New innovations

1

53

People - employees

1

54

Research on glass

1

55

Rear view mirrors

1

56

Safety glass

1

57

Sandia Laboratories

 

 

 

 

 

Subseries C: Magazines

 

 

 

1

58

American Engineer, October 1961, Nyquist article

1

46

The Glass Industry, September 1922, article about formation of Shreveport plant (photocopy)

1

60

Glassic:
August 1938
September 1963
June 1968
July & August 1972
July/August & September/October 1977
January/February & May/June 1980
September/October 1982

1

61

National Glass Budget:
August 23, 1969
July 18 & September 19, 1970

1

62

The Engineer, December 1928

1

63

The Voice, February 1926 & First Quarter 1976, articles about Libbey's creation of the art museum

1

64

Toledo Technical Topics, December 1960 & April 1968

 

 

 

 

 

Subseries D: Company Publications

 

 

 

2

1

The Batch 1939

2

2

The Batch 1940

2

3

The Batch 1941

2

4

Glass Connection

1

59

Glass the Miracle Worker, 1965 original & 1979 revision

2

16

LOF Glass News

2

5

LOF Glass People

2

6

LOF News 1956-61

2

7

LOF News 1986-87

2

8

LOF News 1988

2

9

LOF News 1989

2

10

LOF News 1990-91

2

11

LOF News 1992

2

12

LOF News 1993

2

13

LOF News 1994

2

14

LOF News 1995

2

15

LOF News 1996-97 and one without year labeled

2

18

LOF News (informational flyers for posting), various dates from 1980-84

2

17

LOF Update 1981-82 and 1988

2

20

Pamphlets:
An Answer to Toledo's Glassplexity
Behind the Shield
A Cordial Welcome to Libbey – Owens – Ford
Focus Now!
The Glass Industry in Toledo Yesterday and Today
Libbey-Owens-Ford Employee Matching Gifts Program Aid to Higher Learning
LOF Glass Festival of Exhibits
LOF with a Strong Foundation in Patents
LOF $100 –Million Program Boosts L-O-F’s Total of Float Glass Installations to the Highest of any Company in World
Now, more than ever, LOF mean glass.
Questions and Answers about your Retirement Plan
Suspended Refractory Design for Glass Furnaces

2

19

Techline

 

 

 

 

 

Subseries E:  Miscellaneous

 

 

 

2

64

Pamphlets:
Blaw – Knox Reversing Valves for High Temperature Furnaces
EFCO (float bath roof)

2

65

Suspended Refractory Design for Glass Furnaces, by M.H. Detrick Co., paper given at the 66th annual meeting of the American Ceramic Society

 

 

 

 

 

S3: Photos and Audio-Visual Material

 

 

 

 

 

Subseries A: Photos
(NOTE:  ^ denotes box is located on oversize shelf)

 

 

 

2

21

Aerial view Charleston

2

22

Aerial view of East Toledo

2

23

Aerial views of Shreveport 1945-1956

2

24

Batch mixing car

2

25

Building of Toledo tower

2

26

Campaign #20 – Furnace #8

2

27

Campaign #16 – Furnace #10

2

28

Charleston 1920s-1930s

6^

1

Charleston factory

7^

2

Charleston plant, aerial view

2

29

Chimney #9 – Charleston

2

30

Closing of Shreveport

2

31

Cold repair Charleston Furnace #8

2

32

Cold Repair Furnace #14 1965 – Shreveport

2

33

Construction Furnace #1 – Charleston

2

34

Continuous pour – Shreveport batch silo and miscellaneous

2

36

East Toledo factory

2

40

East Toledo plate glass furnace

2

37

East Toledo tank design

2

38

Employees – manual made cylinder glass

2

39

Employees – Shreveport (Homer Crump and group photo of construction workers)

2

35

Extracting pot from kiln – Charleston

2

41

Firewagon – Shreveport

2

42

For sale signs – Charleston

2

43

Furnace #3-C.R. - #13 – Charleston

2

44

Furnace #12 – Charleston

2

45

Laurinburg, North Carolina plant, light-up, April 1973

2

46

LOF Cubs

2

47

LOF Board of Directors at Tech. Center, inspection tour

2

48

Machine #6 – Charleston

2

49

Ottawa, Illinois, tourists from University of Chicago

2

50

Pot job (1B) – Shreveport

2

51

Rossford, Edward Ford plant and recent LOF

7^

1

Shreveport 1950s

2

52

Shreveport 1960s

2

53

Shreveport before 1945

2

54

Shreveport chimney unknown

2

55

Shreveport factory

2

56

Shreveport Machine #5

2

57

Shreveport port signs

2

58

Silo Debris – 1992- East Toledo

2

59

Silo for Furnace #3 and Furnace #3 – Shreveport

7^

1

U.S. Sheet and Window Glass Company

2

60

Window glass manufacturing – Charleston

2

61

Wood model of proposed CX34 Machine- Shreveport

 

 

 

 

 

Subseries B: Audio Visual Material

 

 

 

2

62

Remember MacCorkle Ave and 57th Street (DVD)

2

63

VHS Videotape
“Window Glass Manufacturing In Charleston, W. VA. (L-O-F)
“Wonderful World of Glass” Lowell Thomas, Commentator
Dog in Backyard (whoops)
Demolition of Twelve Chimneys (Sequentially) at L-O-F Charleston

 

 

 

 

 

S4: Blueprints, Drawings, and Technical Material

 

 

 

 

 

Subseries A: Blueprints and Drawings
(NOTE:  ^ denotes box is located on oversize shelf)

 

 

 

3

1

Air flotation roll

3

2

Batch and cullet unloading study – Shreveport

3

3

Batch mixer car – Shreveport

3

4

Buffing roll brush

6^

3

Charleston factory blueprints

6^

4

Charleston factory floor plan and specs

7^

1

Charleston plant

7^

2

Charleston plant layout, lower floor, 1945

7^

2

Charleston plant layout, upper floor, 1945

3

5

Charleston plot plan

3

6

Chimney plot plan – Charleston

3

7

Colburn experiment 18

3

8

Continuous down pouring glass machine

3

9

Continuous sheet drawing machine with endless chains and edge cups

3

10

Continuous vertical sheet glass drawing machine

3

11

Cutter table

3

12

East Toledo plot plan

3

13

Furnace #12 – Charleston

3

14

Gelsenkirchen tank plan

3

15

Heat distribution in a glass furnace

3

16

Kanawa City plan

3

17

LeFax drawings folder 1

3

18

LeFax drawings folder 2

7^

2

LOF Glass Co., Rossford, Ohio, plant layout, 1931 (photocopy)

3

19

LOF process/ Fourcault process

3

20

Loaded glass handling buck

3

21

Merry-go-round dipworm

3

22

Pot kilns – Charleston

7^

2

Roll press for fibrous rolls, Shreveport misc. Lehr asbestos roll press, SM-030

3

23

Self-propelled traveling elevator – Shreveport

3

24

Sheet glass cutter

7^

2

Sheet glass cutter, CX-16-027

7^

2

Sheet glass cutter, CX-16-028

7^

2

Sheet glass cutter, CX-16-029

7^

2

Sheet glass cutter, CX-16-030

7^

2

Sheet glass cutter, CX-16-031

7^

2

Sheet glass cutter, CX-16-032

7^

2

Sheet glass cutter, CX-16-033

3

25

Shreveport plant

3

26

Shreveport city plan

3

27

Shreveport cullet furnace tunnels/Belgium #2 furnace

3

28

Shreveport plot plan

3

29

Sketches by Mr. Lewis

3

30

Unidentified

3

31

24gathering conveyor – Shreveport

 

 

 

 

 

Subseries B: Technical Material

 

 

 

3

32

Charleston Productions Data

3

33

Furnace Inspection Report Charleston Furnace # 12 Campaign #18

3

34

Furnace Inspection Report Shreveport Furnace #2 Campaign #14

3

35

Furnace Life - Charleston

3

36

Furnace Life – Shreveport

3

37

Heating for CX-32 Pot

3

38

Pot Fabrication

3

39

Shreveport Furnace Campaigns

3

40

Shreveport Glass Stock Record

3

41

Window Glass Manufacturers

 

 

 

 

 

S5: Patents

 

 

 

3

42

Annealing Lehr Patented: January 5, 1937 #2,066,376

3

43

Apparatus and Method of Drawing Sheet Glass
Patented: September 12, 1922 #1,428,533

3

44

Apparatus for bending Continuous Sheet Glass
Patented: March 6, 1923 #1,447,647

3

45

Apparatus for Dipping Sheet Glass
Patented: March 10, 1925 #1,529,239

3

46

Apparatus for Drawing Sheet Glass
Patented: June 19, 1906 #823,581
October 15, 1907 #867,948
September 13, 1910 #970,182
August 22, 1922 #1,425,223
March 10, 1931 #1,795,943

3

47

Apparatus for Forming Sheet Glass
Patented: October 21, 1941 # 2,259,716

3

48

Apparatus for Making Sheet Glass
Patented: October 21, 1919 #1,319,175
January 27, 1920 # 1,328,864

3

49

Apparatus for Producing Sheet Glass
Patented: November 3, 1931 #1,829,738
March 24, 1936 #2,035,272
August 4, 1936 #2,049,600

3

50

Apparatus for Stretching Sheet Glass
Patented: February 6, 1923 #1,444,038

3

51

Apparatus for Treating Sheet Glass
Patented: September 11, 1934 #1,972,965

3

52

Batch Feeding Mechanism
Patented: June 3, 1930 #1,761,229

3

53

Coating Roll and Process of Producing the Same
Patented: October 25,1937 #2,097,315

3

54

Continuous Glass Drawing Apparatus
Patented: September 18,1917 #1,240,185

3

55

Continuous Tank Furnace
Patented: August 24, 1926 #1,597,440
May 15, 1928 #1,670,098

3

56

Conveyor Roll
Patented: February 25, 1941 #2,232,765

3

57

Cooler
Patented: June 25, 1929 #1,718,372

3

58

Dam Cooler
Patented: August 10, 1926 #1,595,861

3

59

Device for Maintaining the Width of Sheets of Glass Being Drawn
Patented: November 23, 1909 # 940,675

3

60

Design for a Glass Display Table or Similar Article
Patented: April 6, 1937 #103,983

3

61

Drawing and Flattening Continuous Sheet Glass
Patented: October 15, 1929 #1,731,253

3

62

Drawing and Flattening Sheet Glass
Patented: April 25, 1925 #1,534,567

3

63

Drawing Continuous Sheet Glass
Patented: July 31,1923 #1,463,273
November 12, 1929 #1,735,573

3

64

Draw Flat Sheet Glass
Patented: December 7, 1926 #1,610,004

3

65

Draw Pot
Patented: January 21, 1930 #1,744,406

3

66

Drawing Sheet Glass
Patented: April 9,1907 #849,531
March 2, 1926 #1,574,984
December 7, 1926 #1,609,999
January 11, 1927 #1,614,082
August 16, 1927 #1,639,466

3

67

Edging Machine
Patented: October 27, 1942 #2,299,850

3

68

Floater
Patented: January 11, 1927 #1,614,114

3

69

Floater for Glass Furnaces
Patented: May 19, 1925 #1,538,169

3

70

Flurality-Sheet-Drawing Apparatus
Patented: May 15, 1928 #1,670,247

3

71

Glass Apparatus and Lip Tile Therefor
Patented: January 10, 1928 #1,655,992

3

72

Glass Cutter
Patented: July 14, 1942 #2,289,718

3

73

Glass Cutting Apparatus
Patented: April 12, 1932 #1,853,505

3

74

Glass Cutting Mechanism
Patented: February 28, 1922 #1,407,736

3

75

Glass Cutter’s Table
Patented: March 2, 1926 #1,574,965

3

76

Glass Drawing and Cutting Mechanism
Patented: May 25, 1920 #1,341,262

3

77

Glass Drawing Apparatus and Process
Patented: November 21, 1905 #805,053

3

78

Glass Furnace
Patented: May 19, 1925 #1,538,215
May 19, 1925 #1,538,229
December 18, 1928 #1,695,528

3

79

Glass Melting Furnace
Patented: March 10, 1931 #1,795,933
January 19, 1932 #1,841,717

3

80

Glass Working Apparatus
Patented: November 21, 1905 #805,054
November 21, 1905 #805,055

3

81

Glass Working Machine Folder 1
Patented March 7, 1899 #620,567
March 7, 1899 #620,568
March 7, 1899 #620,642
March 28, 1899 #621,795
June 13, 1899 #626,859
March 25, 1902 #696,007
March 25, 1902 #696,008
October 14, 1902 #711,287
March 15, 1904 #754,426

3

82

Glass Working Machine Folder 2
Patented: August 9, 1904 #766,932
August 16, 1904 #767,391
August 23, 1904 #768,034
August 30, 1904 #768,589
September 6, 1904 #769,149

3

83

Laminated Safety Glass
Patented: December 20, 1933 #2,103,883
July 30, 1940 #2,209,435
May 3, 1937 #2,232,806

3

84

Laminated Safety Glass and Process of Producing it
Patented: December 30, 1941 #2,268,266

3

85

Lehr for Continuous Sheet Glass
August 10, 1926 #1,595,125

3

86

Making Sheet Glass
Patented: July 6, 1920 #1,345,628

3

87

Means for Drawing Sheet-Glass
Patented: October 15,1915 #1,156,273

3

88

Means for Filing Glass-Melting Tanks
March 14,1922 #1,409,716

3

89

Means for Heating an Annealing Lehr and Process of Annealing
Patented: August 24, 1926 #1,597,481

3

90

Means for Introducing Batch Ingredients into Glass Melting Furnace
Patented: September 8, 1931 #1,822,705

3

91

Means for Treating Glass
Patented: January 2, 1923 #1,440,408

3

92

Method and Apparatus for Drawing Sheet Glass
Patented: January 1, 1904 #840,433
July 16,1907 #860,528
January 27, 1920 #14,794-Reissued
October 18, 1921 #1,394,283
November 21, 1922 #1,435,956
June 1, 1926 #1,586,618

3

93

Method and Apparatus for Drawing Wire-Glass
Patented: December 2, 1919 #1,323,389

3

94

Method and Apparatus for Flattening Sheet Glass
Patented: March 6, 1923 #1,447,661

3

95

Method and Apparatus for Handling and Emptying Glass Melting Pots
Patented: May 25, 1937 #2,081,769

3

96

Method and Apparatus for Heating Molten Glass
Patented: February 5, 1929 #1,701,151

3

97

Method and Apparatus for Making Sheet-Glass
Patented: December 4, 1917 #1,248,809

3

98

Method and Means for Skimming Glass
Patented: June 7, 1927 #1,631,759

3

99

Method and Apparatus for Tempering the Sheet Source in Sheet-Glass Drawing Machines
Patented: August 9, 1910 #966,652
August 9, 1910 #966,653

3

100

Method and Apparatus for Tempering the Sheet Source in Sheet Glass Drawing Picture
Patented: August 9, 1910 #966,652

3

101

Method for Cutting Glass
Patented: November 17, 1942 #2,302,174

3

102

Multiple Glazing Unit
Patented: November 24, 1942 #2,302,740

3

103

Plastic for Laminated Safety Glass
Patented: June 18, 1940 #2,205,020

3

104

Process and Apparatus for Drawing Glass
Patented: November 21, 1905 #805,056

3

105

Process and Apparatus for Drawing Sheet Glass
Patented: May 29, 1906 #821,785
May 29, 1906 #821,786
November 20, 1906 #836,439
April 22, 1924 #15,281-Reissued
September 6, 1927 #1,641,883
October 25, 1921 #1,394,809

3

106

Process and Apparatus for the Continuous Production of Sheet-Glass
Patented: January 7, 1908 #876,267

3

107

Process for Undercutting Laminated Safety Glass
August 7, 1937 #2,089,991

3

108

Regenerator
Patented: December 15, 1931 #1,836,412

3

109

Sheet Glass Apparatus
Patented: September 6, 1927 #1,641,894
February 5, 1929 #1,701,165

3

110

Sheet Glass Apparatus
Patented: April 8, 1930 #1,753,766
August 11, 1931 #1,818,231
November 10, 1931 #1,831,629
January 19, 1932 #1,841,715

3

111

Sheet Glass Drawing Apparatus
Patented: December 29, 1941 #1,122,692
September 20, 1921 #1,391,406
August 31, 1926 #1,598,073
May 15, 1928 #1,670,248
April 21, 1931 # 1,801,298
July 28, 1931 #1,816,036
July 28, 1931 #1,816,037
November 10, 1931 #1,831,639

3

112

Sheet-Glass Drawing Machine
Patented: September 20, 1921 #1,391,405
October 11,1921 #1,393,081

3

113

Sheet-Glass Drawing Mechanism
Patented: August 6, 1918 #1,274,385
August 28, 1923 #1,466,457

3

114

Sheet-Glass Forming Apparatus
Patented: November 15,1921 #1,397,326

3

115

Sheet Glass Handling Apparatus
Patented: January 25, 1938 #2,106,573

3

116

Tank-Furnace-Heating Means
Patented: June 25, 1929 #1,718,331

3

117

Template
Patented: June 25, 1935 #2,006,183

3

118

Trademarks
March 29, 1927 #226,150 - Auto
January 10, 1928 #237,387 - Violate
December 31, 1940 #384,005 - Vitrolite
January 21, 1941 #384,518 - LOF
February 25, 1941 #385,399 – Glassic
April 22, 1941 #386,704 – Thermopane

 

 

 

 

 

S6: Subject Files

(NOTE:  * denotes box is located on Range 65)

 

 

 

3

119

Charleston Plant

3

120

Furnace History

3

121

Flat Glass History

3

122

Fuel Utilization in Glass History

4*

1

History Of Glass

4*

2

Laurinburg Furnace Lighting/Open House

4*

3

Laurinburg North Carolina Plant

6^

 

LOF Building

4*

4

Ottawa Illinois Plant

4*

5

Reddick, William

4*

6

Shreveport Plant

4*

7

Shreveport Plant description

4*

8

Shreveport Plant Closing

4*

9

Shreveport Plant Wind Damage Report

 

 

 

 

 

S7: Artifacts and Personal Items

(NOTE:  ^ denotes box is located on oversize shelf)
(NOTE:  * denotes box is located on Range 65)

 

 

 

6^

 

Blue Plated Textured Glass

4*

10

Color Sample, Medium Blue

4*

11

Color Sample, Standard Green

4*

12

Congratulatory Letter

5*

 

Contractor’s Badge

4*

13

Decimal Plate and Sheet Glass Calculator

5*

 

Employee Badge

4*

14

Glass from Charleston, WV. Plant August 1979

7^

1

Identification Labels

5*

 

LOF Glass Co. matchbook

7^

1

Meet Some Friends of Yours and Ours Too Employees of East Toledo and Rossford Plants

5*

 

One year Service Pin

5*

 

Service Pin

7^

1

Shipping Calculator Chart

4*

15

Some of the last glass produced in the Charleston Plant

5*

 

Thickness Gauge

 

Last Updated: 1/3/12