American Optical and
From AO news 1970s vol 2, no 7
1888 Photo of AO Main plant and workers
The AO Finance Office as it appeared in 1917 - Photo courtesy of Rosemary Simmonds
Recognize Anyone? AO C Baseball Team from 1919
AO Management Photo by the Main Plant - ~late 1920's early 1930s
Donated by Jim Alden
Download 1945 AO People booklet (17mb pdf)
1951 - Rita Hmay working on stiching for cases
Link to Women in Factory Page
A Janitor in the Main Plant in 1941 and group below
And the winner was...
Help me identify the women and the winner from 1948!
Printable pdf file
1959 AO News
Al Watson photo of meeting in mid 1960s - comments below.
The picture of Harding Jenkins (facing us) includes Victor Kniss at Harding's right,
Frank Hurley at extreme right, Ray Stevens leaning over Harding, Don Hoyt to the left with face partially hidden,
and a couple of men who are unidentified
Glass Research testing - 1962
AO News 1967 Photo of Dr. Dick Hovey and mention of
AO's photochromic technology work 14 years before Photolite
In Memory of - Honoring deceased AO Employees
Former AO Employees
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AO Employees in the 1920's ?
in 2002 at the Southbridge Hotel and Conference Center
AO Quarter Century Club
AO Fire Department
AO's Medical Department
Dr. Tillyer, Dr. Estelle Glancy, John Davis, Don Whitney, etc.
AO Frames Sales Force of 1947
AO R&D 1978 photos by Don Whitney
AO Central Testing Laboratory - 1975 Dick Whitney Photos
AO QC Dept Xmas Lunch at Roms- Dec 1979
Click here for an Excel file with names of those identified in the above photo Collage
Reporter Magazine from 1972 New
Tribute to Rom's after 56 years - last day August 31, 2008
Thanks for the Memories!!!
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