Presentation of the Army-Navy "E" Award to the Hamilton Manufacturing Company, Two Rivers, Wisconsin, September 21, 1943
Two Rivers, Wisconsin: Army E Navy
This sixteen page 6" x 9" booklet tied with blue cord was issued on the occasion of the presentation of the Army-Navy Production Award to the Hamilton Manufacturing Company on September 21, 1943. Prior to the war the Hamilton Manufacturing Company, located in Two Rivers, produced drafting furniture, children's furniture, dental cabinetry, and other products. During the war the company stepped up production of many of its regular lines to meet wartime needs, and also converted to special war production including ammunition boxes for 40 mm naval guns, dental and medical supplies, and components for the Ordnance and Signal Corps. The booklet includes the program for the award ceremony, a description of the Army-Navy Production Award, photographs of company employees, a list of company employees serving in the armed forces, a roster of award ceremony committees, copies of correspondence related to the award, and photographs and brief profiles of company officers E. P. Hamilton, H. G. Evans, and W. G. Dickson. There are also photographs and profiles of Brigadier General George F. Lull and Lieutenant Commander T. H. Jones, U.S.N.R., who made presentations at the ceremony.