Helen Fulton (Women in World War II)

Photo of Helen Fulton during the Interview

Interview with Helen Fulton at the Shippensburg Historical Society in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, on July 31, 2002, with Steven Burg at part of the Cumberland County Women During World War II Oral History Project. Fulton discusses working at Shirtcraft in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania and then at the Letterkenny Army Depot as a chaufferette. Fulton also talks about the changes which took place in Shippensburg during World War II.

The J.W. Ringrose Fly Net and Collar Manufacturing Company

A number of authors writing during the period knew of his enterprise. An 1882 work described the factory as "One of Mechanicsburg's industries worthy of more than passing notice" and went on to state that "this thriving town (Mechanicsburg) had no industry of more promise of enlargement and growth than this establishment which bids fair to become one of the largest houses of its line of manufacturing to be found in the country."

Frank Elmer Masland Jr. (1895-1994)

Photo of Frank Elmer Masland Jr.

Frank Elmer Masland Jr. was a prominent industrialist, conservationist, explorer, philanthropist and pillar of the Carlisle community throughout the twentieth century. Born to Frank Elmer Masland and Mary Esther Gossler on December 8, 1895, he was the grandson of Charles Henry Masland, founder of the Carlisle carpet company C. H. Masland & Sons.