Newspaper Clippings

 

Aero Digest
August 1946 – The ROHR M. O.-1 CANARD – new!

 

Arlington Times
July 23, 1959 – All-Stars Prepare For Farm League Play-offs
August 20, 1959 – Arlington Fair Starts Tuesday, August 25
Christmas Season – 1959 – Greetings
February 18, 1960 – Rohr Rumors Squelched by Local Head
March 24, 1960 – Rohr Aircraft Has Follow-On Orders
December 22, 1960 – …Good will To Men
November 29, 1961 – Rohr Plans Marketing Subsidiary Products Here In Early Spring
Vol. LIV — No. 17, Wednesday, January 3, 1962 – New Industry Seen in Rohr Pioneering

 

Aviation Week
March 21, 1960 – Tunner Outlines MATS Plans, Endorses National Guard Airlift

 

BART TODAY
February 1972 – Rohr Resumes Delivery of Bart Cars ⋅ New Techniques – new!

 

Boeing News
October 22, 1959 – Transport Introduces New Hinge-Tailed 735 Cargo Jet
Date unknown – ‘Twas The Jet Before Christmas: 100th Boeing Jet Airliner Rolls Out Of Renton Factory


Daily Enterprise

March 15, 1961 – Annexing Arlanza Wins Nod
April 25, 1961 – Rohr Official Elected to Board
April 26, 1961– Arlanza Annex Advances
May 5, 1961– Rohr Earnings At Record High
May 9, 1961– Rohr Annexing On Council List
June 2, 1961
– Rohr Predicts Bright Outlook
January 9, 1962 – Rohr awarded $2 million satellite job

 

Factory Magazine
September 1956 – Got Odd-Shaped Parts?

 

Los Angeles Examiner
November 28, 1961 – Rohr Aircraft Reports 30% Rise in Sales 

 

Los Angeles Industrial News
October 19, 1959 – By Telecomputing: Monrovia Aviation Corp. Acquired For $2,000,000
November 9, 1959 – AF to Sell 50 Aircraft Plants: Douglas, Santa Monica, Northrup, Hawthorne, Figure

 

Los Angeles Times
date unknown. Top Machinists Union Official Being Demoted
December 8, 1959 – Rohr Aircraft Sales Up but Net Declines
February 11, 1960 – Douglas Plans to Sell French Jetliner in U.S.
March 15, 1960 – Rohr Aircraft Votes Usual
April 4, 1960 – Rohr Aircraft Net Off to 36c
March 17, 1961 – Local Factories Seek Part of Plane Contract
May 31, 1961 – Pro-Union Sentiment Lowered by Strikes
October 20, 1961 – Pentagon Still Studying Issue of Bomber Funds

The Press
August 2, 1960 – Rohr-Union Contract Provisions Disclosed
August 3, 1960 – Arlington Post Office Merges & New Rohr Contract In Effect
December 14, 1961 – Rohr drops ‘aircraft’ from name – just added!
December 23, 1961 – Santa’s helpers
December 27, 1961 page D-9 – Playpool solves problem

 

Press-Enterprise
Date unknown – Vice President Richard Nixon…
December 27, 1959 – page C-1 – More Speed Seen
1974 – Four elected to fill vacancies on Democratic Central Committee
December 2006 – Rohr Retirees Reunite – coming soon!

 

Riverside Daily Enterprise
October 9, 1961 – Riverside United Fund Drive To Be Intensified This Week

Riverside Daily Pres
July 23, 1954 – Special Supplement: Rohr in Riverside – just added!
September 28, 1961 – Rohr Plans World’s Fair
October 2, 1961 – Jet Contract Goes to Rohr

 

Riverside Enterprise 
July 24, 1954 – Special Supplement: Rohr in Riverside 
July 8, 1959 – Sandwich Panel Process Speeded
July 15, 1959 – Gift Pushes Scout Fund Nearer Goal
July 16, 1959 – Council Seeks Answer on Rohr Rail Line
July 22, 1959 – Van Buren Widening Approved
July 23, 1959 – Crest Haven School Fits Need For Training of Handicapped
July 30, 1959 – City Acts to Acquire Land
August 5, 1959 – More Teachers Needed for Fall & Rohr Employe Hurt in Freak Car Accident
August 7, 1959 – Late Trading Firms Coast Stock Market
August 8, 1959 – Growth Unnecessary: Rohr Will Stay Same Size, But Looks to Prosperity
August 13, 1959 – Stock Market Gains Ground on West Coast
August 14, 1959 – Rohr Hikes Lead In Special Field – just added!
August 20, 1959 – Coast Stock Prices Ease, Rally Late –  just added!
September 7, 1959 – Tool Engineers To Meet Tuesday
September 10, 1959 – Rohr Plant Will Hold Open House
September 22, 1959 – New Jet Coming; Faster, Quieter
September 1959 – AFL-CIO Leaders Agree to Submit All Inter-Union Disputes to Arbitration
September 23, 1959 – Open House: Rohr Expects Big Turnout
September 25, 1959 – Helped Sell Bonds
September 26, 1959 – You Are Invited & Rohr Displays Jet Age Output At Open House
October 2, 1959 – Acres of Parking
October 8, 1959 – U.C.R.
October 22, 1959 – March Visit
October 28, 1959 – Rohr’s Net Sales Hit Record High
November 12, 1959 – Rohr Plant Manager Tells of Growth
November 13, 1959 – Coast Follows NY Market Downward
December 17, 1959 – Skipper Frank To Be at Party
January 20, 1960 – Riversiders Will Be On Panel
January 23, 1960 – United Fund Pushes Past $461,560 Goal
February 11, 1960 – Employment At Rohr Declines
February 23, 1960 – The Soaring Sixties: A Special Supplement: Reviewing the Industrial Progress of the Riverside Area and Looking Ahead at the Prospects for Rapid Rapid Growth in the Immediate Future
February 25, 1960 – Rohr Wins Approval For Railroad Spur
February 27, 1960 – For Families: Rohr Employes to Stage Show
March 3, 1960 – Arlington C of C Names 12 Board Candidates
March 4, 1960 – La Sierra Baseball Program Opens With Parade on May 15
March 8, 1960 – Expressway Divider Prompts Protests
March 10, 1960 – The Big Drop
March 24, 1960 – Industry Aids Polio Shot Clinic & Management Trainee Plays Game at Rohr
April 4, 1960 – Rohr Earnings Drop 62%
May 12, 1960 – City Won’t Pay For Rohr Spur
May 17, 1960 – Rohr Tells New Rocket Jobs
May 24, 1960 – Rohr Winds Case Before High Court
May 25, 1960 – Arlington PO Shift Said Near
May 26, 1960 – Prices of Western Stocks Make Gains
May 27, 1960 – Joining Up: C of C Report Due
May 31, 1960 – Twirlers Go Hawaiian
June 1, 1960 – Strike Vote Set Saturday & Friden, Jumping 7 1/2, Leads Coast Gainers
June 2, 1960 – Rohr Talks Set Tuesday
June 7, 1960 – Rohr Strike Threat Grows
June 20, 1960 – Union Calls Claim By Lockheed False
July 1, 1960 – Locals Get Authority For Strike
July 6, 1960 – Union Prepares for Rohr Strike
July 8, 1960 – Rohr Union Sets Up Picket Plan
July 11, 1960 – Negotiators Win Ten-Day Extension in Rohr Talks
August 27, 1960 – PO Official Says: Change in Arlington Mail Service Draws Approval
October 12, 1960 – Rohr Rail Alternate Still Sought
October 14, 1960 – Topping United Fund Goal
October 26, 1960 – Coast Market Still Down
November 8, 1960 – Aircrafts Active on Coast
November 10, 1960 – City, Industry Men To Exchange Views & Planes Strong on Coast & Rohr Manager Will Address Exchange Club
November 11, 1960 – Stocks Advance on Coast
November 13, 1960 – Riverside’s UF Drive Nearly 8% Behind 1959
November 18, 1960 – Rohr-N-Twirlers To ‘Trot’ & Stock Prices Down On Pacific Coast
  November 29, 1960 – Rohr Aircraft Earnings Double
January 12, 1961 – Chula Vista’s Rohr Gets Huge Jet Order & 133-Acre Area: Rohr Asks Action To Join Riverside
January 19, 1961 – City Fills 2 Board Vacancies
January 20, 1961 – Arlanza Group Forms On Rohr Annexation & Hughes Lands Moon Craft Contract & Annexing Rohr Area Hits Delay & Council Cautious in Arlanza
January 25, 1961 – Time for Study: Riverside Council Delays Action on Arlanza Annex & Arlanza Committee Favors Annexation
January 27, 1961 – Will Rohr Annex Expand?: Wider Area Could Come Into Riverside
February 2, 1961 – Rohr Gets Big Contract
February 9, 1961 – Aircraft, Oil Stocks Lead Coast
February 12, 1961 – New Aircraft- To Fly In Area
February 17, 1961 – $122 Toilet Seats: Airlines Weary of ‘Unrealistic’ Prices of New Jet Plane Parts & Map Shows Arlanza Annexation Area
February 22, 1961 – Study Approved: Arlanza Annex Move Advances
February 23, 1961 – Chamber Supports Annexing Arlanza
September 28, 1961 – 23,881 Tour Rohr’s Riverside Plant at Open House Event
October 9, 1961 – Worker Gets Rohr Job Restored
November 28, 1961 – Rohr Aircraft reports increase
December 20, 1961 – James Rheim, former Rohr chief, dies

 

Riverside Press
July 3, 1959 – Rohr Guests To Attend Circus
July 15, 1959 – Gift Pushes Scout Fund Nearer Goal
July 16, 1959 – Rohr President Announces Executive Personnel Shifts
July 17, 1959 – Rohr Definitely Interested in Railroad Spur
July 18, 1959 – Rohr Definitely Interested in Railroad Spur
July 30, 1959 – Workers Have Own Play Areas Courtesy of Boss
August 1, 1959 – Ed O’Neill to Take New Job at Rohr Plant
August 7, 1959 – Donald Starr, Rohr Aircraft Official, Dies
September 12, 1959 – Drive Begins Thursday: United Fund Division Chairmen Will Make Final Preparations for Annual Campaign
October 5, 1959 – United Fund Helps Him
October 10, 1959 – Hears Problems, Hopes: Saund Tours Area’s Industry
October, 1959 – Going Next Year: ‘Real Thrilled,’ Says Couple Who Won Press Trip to Hawaii
October 19, 1959 – To Visit Hawaii: Riverside Pair Win Press Trip
October 30, 1959 – Best Proof of Progress
November 5, 1959 – Business-Education Day
November 8, 1959 – Rohr Plant Manager Gives Talk
November 14, 1959 – Over the Top
December 1, 1959 – Cancellation Of B70 Felt by Local Sources
January 14, 1960 – Hospital Gets New Directors
January 15, 1960 – Industry Aids Bureau
January 19, 1960 – Inspection
January 28, 1960 – Society Elects Rohr Engineer
March 21, 1960 – Rohr Gets Huge New Parts Order
April 1, 1960 – Early Start
April 25, 1960 – Bargaining Starts at Rohr Corp
May 24, 1960 – Hobbyist Halts Killer
May 25, 1960 – Letter Tells Reasons For Decision on PO
May 26, 1960 – Rohr Isn’t Bolstering Work Force
July 5, 1960 – Rohr: Talks Resume as Deadline Nears
July 8, 1960 – Rohr, Union Argue Points
July 9, 1960 – Rohr Man Says Work to Go On: Strike Deadline Monday & Rohr Talks Continue As Strike Day Nears
July 11, 1960 – Accord Near In Rohr Talks & Rohr Strike Delayed; Sides Resume Talking
July 29, 1960 – Aircraft Workers to Vote Sunday
July 31, 1960 – Riverside United Fund Goal Rises Only 6%
August 10, 1960 – Ex-Chicago Man Increases City’s List of Novelists
August 20, 1960 – Rice Will Head UF Division
September 10, 1960 – Rohr Puts Losses Behind It
September 22, 1960 – Chamber Workshop: Secretaries To Meet Here
November 9, 1960 – Rohr Manager Will Address Exchange Club
November 12, 1960 – Service Pin
November 15, 1960 – Outside Help
December 7, 1960 – Plant Goes To Fontana & B70 to Require Better Pilots & MAFB Tops in UF
December 11, 1960 – Rohr’s Workers Get Holiday
January 11, 1961 – 133-Acre Area: Rohr Asks Action To Join Riverside
January 12, 1961 – An Annexation Policy Is Past Due
January 16, 1961 – Arlanza Sets Talks On Rohr Annexation
 

Riverside Press-Enterprise
July 19, 1959 – Plane Lands Safely
July 26, 1959 – Wheels Up – Emergency Repairs
September 13, 1959 – Rohr ‘N’ Twirlers To Dance
September 20, 1959 – Wheels Up – Switch to Turbofans
November 8, 1959 – Pages A-13 & A-16 – New Labor Law Goes Into Effect Friday
Christmas Season – 1959 – Peace on Earth in 1960
March 27, 1960 – Area’s Unemployment Near Recession Mark & Rash of Rohr Rumors Denied
April 1, 1960 – Aerojet Finds Huge Pot of Gold As Pioneer in Rocket Propellants & The B58 Program
June 5, 1960 – Rohr Strike Approval Said ‘In the Cards’: Depends on Chula Vista Vote Today
June 12, 1960 – Wheels Up: Back Where They Started
July 18, 1960 – Rohr-Union Talks Succeed Negotiators in Contract Agreement
October 16, 1960 – Riverside United Fund Drive At $143,671—30% of Goal
December 24, 1960 – Season’s Greetings
January 15, 1961 – Japanese Tools: Rohr Purchase Draws Protest

Riverside Press & Enterprise
September 1, 1961 page C-1 – Lockeed Buys Rocket Firm (publisher typo…)
March 9, 1960, beginning – Attention All Employers & Ex-Rohr Personnel

 

SAC Missileer, Lompoc, California
October 2, 1960 – Major Components: For the World’s Leading Airplanes

 

San Diego Evening Tribune
April 3, 1960, week of – Crosstown with Neil Morgan

 

San Diego Union
July 5, 1959 – Local Firms Among ‘500’
October 25, 1959 – San Diego County News: Tidelands Bond Vote Set Tuesday
November 1, 1959 – Rohr Layoffs Slated In Readjustment Plan & Aircraft Industry Has Oddities
January 3, 1960 – 4 Aircraft Firms Face Challenges
January 17, 1960 – Rohr Strengthens Honeycomb Position
February 6, 1960, weekend of – Aircraft Issues May Be Oversold
April 17, 1960 – Rohr Looks For Better 1961 Profits
June 18, 1961 – Rohr Expects Record ’61 Earnings; Very Promising Future is Forecast
Date unknown. – Rohr Holds Huge Backlog: 226 Million Reported in Unified Orders
Date unknown. – Rohr Is Confident Of Aircraft Future

The San Diego Union-Tribune
March 29, 1994 – Business Briefing – added 10/8/2018
April 25, 1994
– Rohr gets a thumb-down, thumbs up – added 10/8/2018
September 12, 1997 – Rohr close to deal on billion dollar buyout. Buyer is not identified; takeover rumors lift stock – added 9/23/18
September 13, 1997Rohr employees abuzz over an uncertain future – added 10/08/2018

September 23, 1997 – ‘Dead’ deal resurrected; Rohr sold for $1.3 billion – added 9-9-18
September 23, 1997 pg. C1 What did Rohr mean by ‘terminated’ a week ago? – added 9/23/2018
September 27, 1997 – Holders of Rohr shares files suit: Claim aerospace firm didn’t land best price – added 9/9/18
September 28, 1997 – Rohr saga raises eyebrows: Many still are puzzled by deal’s resurrection – added 9/19/2018

 
Santa Ana Register
November 15, 1959 – The Changing U.S. Air Force
March 27, 1960 – Bomarc Spending Slashed

 

Seattle Sunday Times
April 17, 1960 – 707-720 Jet Work Expected to Run to 1970: Boeing Plans to Build 400 Or More Craft

 

The Flying A
August 1951 – Power by the Package – new!

 

Wall Street Journal

Date Unknown – Steel Talks Resume as Both Sides Show Slight Reaction to Eisenhower’s Demands
February 11, 1960 – Douglas Aircraft and Sud Aviation to Join Forces to Make, Sell Short-Range Jets
February 15, 1960, week of – Douglas Lays Off Engineers
September 8, 1960 – Rohr Aircraft Says It Had Loss in Fiscal ’60
September 23, 1960 – Air Force Official Says It Wants to Spend $1.5 Billion on B-70
October 31, 1960 – Rohr Aircraft sells honeycomb”sandwich of steel” to biggest all-business audience

Wings
January 1945 – Automatic Wiredentification

 

other newspaper clippings
Date and Publisher unknown – Mysterious Flashes Just Part of Show
August 14 – Rohr To Get Jet Contract
Date and Publisher unknown – Engine Canceled
Weekend of February 6, 1960 – Rohr Leader Stricken
week of April 3, 1960 – publication unknown – Court Studies Rohr Tax Plea
week of April 3, 1960 – publication unknown – High Court Calls Rohr Tax Case
May 1960 – Rohr to Build Space Harness
May 1960 – Rohr Awarded Two Space Subcontracts
January 25, 1961 – Internal Rift Disclosed in Machinists Union

 

 

 

 

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