EMPLOYMENT UP FOR SOME - 1932 - 2 The trend towards increased production and employment continues with factories re-opening as public confidence and consumerism returns. A Cincinnati garment factory, Wisconsin paper company, Sacramento almond plant and Indiana manufacturer of cleaning products hire record numbers of people.
AUTO STRIKE TENSIONS RUN HIGH Tensions run high outside a Chester, PA Ford Motor assembly plant as strike breakers guarded by mounted police run a gauntlet of angry workers who quit their jobs in a labor dispute.
WOODEN BARRELS MANUFACTURED Thanks to the repeal on Prohibition a Chicago barrel plant is swamped with orders for the wooden containers. Approximately 12,000 barrels are churned out each day to keep up with the new demand.
EMPLOYMENT UP FOR SOME - 1932 - 1 A revival for some businesses across the U.S. puts thousands back to work as factories open their doors. A Pennsylvania wool mill, Milwaukee shoe factory and a Sacramento fruit-packing plant all get busy while New Yorkers now have a little more money to spend on dinner and dancing.
LADIES LIGHT UP THEIR PIPES - 1932 New Jersey women introduce the latest fad – pipes for women. Pipe makers work frantically at the factory to keep up with the new demands while ladies everywhere and from all walks of life light up.
"THERMOS" CAR TRANSPORTS MOLTEN METAL - 1932 Molten ore is heated to 2,300 degrees Fahrenheit then poured into a new type of Ohio-based freight car that keeps the metal in its liquid state as its shipped to a mill 12 miles away. The new car is designed on the same principle as a thermos and is hailed as a significant advance in the iron industry.
INVENTORS SHOW OFF NEW PLANES - 1932 The “Flying Flea” developed by Lowe Wylde makes its debut at the Hanworth Park Aerodome in London. Meanwhile Italian engineer Luigi Stipa of the Caproni Aircraft Factory flies his new “winged barrel” aircraft.
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