Gorton Machine Corporation records, 1916-1970

Gorton Machine Corporation (Racine, Wis.)

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  • Format Mixed Materials; Microforms; Sound Recordings
  • Physical Details
    • 0.4 cubic feet (1 archives box)
    • 7 reels of microfilm (35 mm)
    • 1 tape recording, and
    • 0.1 cubic feet of photographs (1 folder)
  • OCLC ocn145828092, ocn122468603
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  • COLLECTION STORED, ALL or IN-PART, AT ARC: Collection can be requested for transfer through the Area Research Center (ARC) Network, consult Reading Room Staff.


  • Records of a large Racine machine tool and die maker; consisting of printed and typewritten histories of the firm, brochures, radio advertising scripts, microfilmed scrapbooks of advertisements, and other publicity materials. Also includes recording of groundbreaking ceremonies for a new Gorton plant in 1967; and photographs of plant and office employees, as well as exterior views of the building (1940s-1970s).


  • Portions of this collection are available only on microfilm.
  • Presented by Arthur C. Pierce, Racine, Wisconsin, 1974.