Besides making the employees aware of what the company was up to, it also shared plenty of information about employees and their families, too.
It was neat to see ourselves featured in the newsletter when we graduated from high school, college, etc. And it was interesting to recognize other Admiral King High School classmates whose father or mother worked at BF Goodrich too. (There were at least two other BF Goodrich employees that lived on Skyline Drive in the same block as us.)
Here are a few pages from the November 1977 issue (below). Perhaps you will recognize a face or name.
It’s fitting that Dad was photographed with Al Gressler, one of his friends, as well as Ron Coleman, his foreman. They were just two of his many co-workers whose names became familiar to our family over the years, such as Jimmy Little and Paul Paghi.
And here’s a page featuring some of the summer employees, including me. (I’m not sure why I had such a glazed look on my face; it was probably apprehension.)