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Completion celebration: Buick Aviation Plant, Melrose Park, Illinois-09-17-41

8" x 10" Black & White Buick Motor Division photograph. September 17, 1941 - Celebration of the completion of the $41,000,000 Buick Aviation Plant at Melrose Park, Illinois.  Exactly six months to the day after the contract was awarded for the new $41,000,000 Buick Aviation Engine Plant at Melrose Park, Illinois, keys to it were turned over to Harlow H. Curtice, President and General Manager of the Buick Motor Division of General Motors Corporation. Shown at the ceremonies marking the completion of the plant are, left to right, front row: O. W. Young, Manufacturing Manager, Buick Motor Division; H. C. Erickson, Contractor; Mr. Curtice; O.W. Williams, Operating Manager, Buick Chicago Division; Joseph G. Hammond, General Manufacturing Manager, Buick Chicago Division.

Item Number: 00811
Author: Buick Motor Division
Type: Accessory Information
Donor or Source: Files of H.F. Hufstader
Cost of Reproduction: $7.50
Cost of Original Document: There are no originals of this item available.

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