MANUFACTURING: Open House

A favorite public relations stunt of big companies is to show customers or the public through their factories. Last May Western Electric Co. held open house in its Hawthorne Works at Chicago primarily for employes and their friends. The employes liked it so much that last week Western Electric held open house in its big Point Breeze plant near Baltimore. During the week 25,000 people, many of them employes seeing other jobs than their own for the first time, many of them local bigwigs, herded through a mile and a half of roped...

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