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The following is a list of sources used to compile the content for this website. For more information contact Sue at poole.sue@gmail.com Thanks!

Articles

The AeROHRcrafter
, September 1957: 8(4).

American Machinist. May 1998. Stretch form dies using ren shape TM boards. 142(5): 112-113.

Amy, J. Goodrich to lay off 78 workers at Foley, Ala., airplane maintenance center. Press-Register. 23 November 2009.

Austin, E. T., ed. The AeROHRcrafter, February 1956.

Austin, E. T., ed. The AeROHRcrafter, December 1957: Volume 8, Issue 2.

Austin, E. T., ed. The AeROHRcrafter, May 1957: Volume 7, Issue 12.


Austin, E. T., ed. Riverside Xpress Weekly News, 23 May 1991.

Austin, E. T., ed. Rohr Magazine, May/June1958: Volume 8, Issue 10.

Austin, E. T., ed. Rohr Magazine. Special Anniversary Issue. Rohr 25th Anniversary, Summer 1965: Volume 15, Issue 2.

Barron's National Business and Financial Weekly. Mounting Backlog Propels Net of Rohr Aircraft Corp. 1 April 1957: Volume 37, Issue 13.

Barrons's National Business and Financial Weekly. Unburdened by Heavy Write-Offs, Net of Rohr Begins to Gain Altitude. 7 November 1960: Volume 40, Issue 45.


Brydolf, Libby. Tough stance taken in cleaning up Rohr's act. San Diego Business Journal. 4 October 1993.

Business Wire. Rohr celebrates 50th anniversary. August 6, 1990.

Club Reaches Out To Stars. Rohr News. 24 January 1961.

Company News; Rohr workers see buyer for aircraft bonding plant. The New York Times. 22 July 1993.

Gar Wood Acquires 80% of United Stove. The Wall Street Journal, 19 July 1952: Volume 8.

Consolidator, February 1942.

Dave@dfe.net. History of Royal R. Rife, Jr. (and the Rife Ray machine). www.dfe.net/RifeHist.html 4 April 2005.

Farah, J. & Antonucci, M. Strangled in the Crib: Jobs and Regulation in California. Regulation. The Cato Review of Business & Government. http://www.cato.org/pubs/regulation/regv17n3/reg17n3-farah.html

Greater Riverside Chambers of Commerce. Rohr Industries, Inc. 30 years in Riverside. Greater Riverside Business Supplement. September 1982.

Hulewicz, G., ed. Aerostructures TODAY, August 2004: Volume 7, Issue 8.

Hulewicz, G., ed.
Aerostructures TODAY, July 2004: Volume 7, Issue 7.


Hulewicz, G.
, ed. Aerostructures TODAY, September 2004: Volume 7, Issue 9.

Hulewicz, G., ed.
Rohr News, December1987: Volume 30, Issue 10.


Hulewicz, G.
, ed. Rohr News, November 1988: Volume 31, Issue 10.
Hulewicz, G., ed. Rohr News, February 1989: Volume 32, Issue 1.

Hulewicz, G.
, ed. Rohr News, June 1989: Volume 32, Issue 5.
Hulewicz, G., ed. Rohr News, April 1990: Volume 33, Issue 3.

Hulewicz, G.
, ed. Rohr News, April 1991: Volume 34

Hulewicz, G., ed.
. Rohr News, October 1994: Volume 34, Issue 9.
Hulewicz, G., ed. Rohr News, August 1996: Volume 39, Issue 8.

International Association of Machinists. Rohr Aircraft Demanding No Strikes, No Arbitration; Employees Roar Refusal. The Machinist, 3 March1955: Volume IX, Issue 51. http://www.library.gsu.edu/dlib/iam/getBrandedPDF.asp?issue_id=1613
This article discusses the 1955 six week strike at the Rohr plant in Riverside, California.

Johnson, G. Rohr Industries Reports Gain of 24% in Net Income. Los Angeles Times, 5 September 1985. 

Korstange, M., ed. Rohr News, Mid-November 1982: Volume 25, Issue 10.

Kraul, C. Displeased with California, Rohr Plans to Relocated Jobs Out of State. Los Angeles Times, 30 July 1991.

Lewis, M., ed. Riverside Xpress1995 Special Health Care Edition, 4 November 1994.

Los Angeles Times. Air Workers Buckle Down Increased Production on Seven-Day Week Aim of San Diego Factories. 15 December 1941.

Los Angeles Times. San Diego Aircraft Plants Rush Blackout Precautions. 13 December 1941. McLean, D., ed. Rohr News, 31 March 1981: Volume 24, Issue 4.

Missiles and Spaceflight. Flight International. 14 February 1963.

Mounting Backlog Propels Net of Rohr Aircraft Corp. Barron's National Business and Financial Weekly, 1957:  Volume 3, Issue 13.

Noise reduction cost study. Flight International. 31 July 1969.


Ohail, B., ed. Rohr News, Mid-April 1983:
Volume 26, Issue 8.

Ohail, B., ed. Rohr News, Mid-February 1983: Volume 26, Issue 4.

Ohail, B., ed.. Rohr News, Mid-January 1983:
Volume 26, Issue 2.


Ohail, B., ed. Rohr News, Mid-March 1983:
Volume 26, Issue 6.
Rapid Amortization; Electric Power Firms Got Largest Share in Latest Fast Write-Offs.

PR Newswire. Rohr Announces General Manager of Rohr-Arkadelphia Facility. 26 February 1992.

Raynes, Burt F. 1965. Prefabricated modular home construction. United States. ROHR CORP. 3203145. http://www.freepatentsonline.com/3203145.html

Riverside Xpress Weekly News
,
4 April 1991.

Riverside Xpress Weekly News, 25 April 1991.

Riverside Xpress Weekly News, 2 August 1991.

Riverside Xpress Weekly News, 29 August 1991.

Riverside Xpress Weekly News
, 15 March 1991.


Riverside Xpress Weekly News
, 28 March 1991.


Riverside Xpress Weekly News, 30 March 1991.

Riverside Xpress Weekly News, 14 November 1991.

Riverside Xpress Weekly News
, 26 November 1991.


Riverside Xpress Weekly News,
26 September 1991.

Riverside Xpress Weekly News, 6 February 1992.


Riverside Xpress Weekly News,
12 March 1992.


Rohr. Business Update. 23 September 1991.

Rohr Aircraft to Build Large California Plant. The Wall Street Journal, 15 May 1952:
Volume 4.

Rohr Aircraft Profits Slip in First Quarter. Barron's National Business and Financial Weekly, 1957: Volume 37, Issue 50.

Rohr Industries Ad Explaining Its Stand in Recent Strike Called by IAM Against Co. New York Times, December 1971. 

Rohr Magazine, May/June 1958.

San Diego Business Journal. Rohr Inc.: Proxy Report Excerpts. 8 January 1996.

Schena, S. C. Rohr Industries imposes hiring, overtime freeze. San Diego Business Journal, 24 September 1990.

Showley, R. $44 million project starts. Welcome sounds of construction ring in Rancho Penasquitos. Union-Tribune. 2 October 2009. http://www3.signonsandiego.com/stories/2009/oct/02/welcome-sounds-construction/

Smith, A. They weren't flying saucers... but, they hit Chula Vista with a ROHR! Ramona Sentinel, 13 February 2009.

Smith, J., ed. Rohr News, February 1983.
Smith, J., ed. Rohr News, January 1983.

Smith, J., ed. Rohr News, March 1983.

Smith, J., ed. Rohr News, May 1985.
Smith, J., ed. Rohr News, October 1982.

The region in review. The San Diego Union Review. 6 May 2007.


Thomas, D. L. The Sturdy Pre-Fab. Good Times and Bad, Factory Built Homes Continue to Expand. Barron's National Business and Financial Weekly, May 21, 1962. 

To professional aircraft engineers who aspire to higher achievement. Flight International, 14 April 1966.

Unburdened By Heavy Write-Offs, Net of Rohr Begins to Gain Altitude. Barron's National Business and Financial Weekly, 1960: Volume 40, Issue 45.


Waite, H. Calling California Home: A Lively Look at What it Means to be a Californian. Berkeley, CA: Wildcat Canyon Press, 1999.

 

The Wall Street Journal, 1952: Volume 5.
The Wall Street Journal, 30 December 1952: Issue 11.
The Wall Street Journal, 16 February 1953: Issue 11.

Webb, K. Taking Flight. Arkansas Business. 9 March 1992.

Weekly News
, 6 May 1987.
Weekly News, 24 October 1990.

Williatt, N. High-Flying Honeycomb: Demand Is Soaring for a New Type of Construction Material. Barron's National Business and Financial Weekly. 12 October 1959.


Zamel, K., ed. Weekly News, 10 August 1988.

Zamel, K., ed. Weekly News, 17 August 1988. 

Zamel, K., ed. Weekly News. 7 September 1988.
 


BOOKS

Anderson, J., ed. Riverside 1990. Riverside, CA: Jolene S. Anderson Publishing Consultants, Inc., 1989.

Austin, E. T. Rohr: The Story of a Corporation. Chula Vista and Riverside, CA: Rohr Corporation, 1969.

Brown, J. Harvest of the Sun: An Illustrated History of Riverside County. Riverside, CA: Windsor Publications, Inc., 1985.

Burkhart, B. and Hunt, D. Airstream: The History of the Land Yacht. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2000. 

Blueprints for Modern Living: History and Legacy of the Case Study Houses, 1989. Los Angeles: The Museum of Contemporary Art.

Galey, D. The Adventure of My Life. Sun City, CA: Winlock Publishing Company, 2003.
This autobiography briefly mentions the author's career at Rohr.

Hallet, A. and D.  Entrepreneur Magazine Encyclopedia of Entrepreneurs. Wiley, 1997.

James, N. J. Of Firebirds & Moonmen: A Designer's Story From The Golden Age. Xlibris Corporation, 2007.
The author discusses his work at Rohr/Goodrich on mass transit systems, surface-effects ships, the X-33, aircraft engine nacelle and thrust reverser systems, and R & D.

Johnson, E. R. American Flying Boat
s and Amphibious Aircraft: An Illustrated History. McFarland, 2009.
This book
features a black and photograph of the PB2Y-3 transport that you will want to see.

Patterson, T.  Landmarks of Riverside and the Stories Behind Them. Riverside, CA: Press-Enterprise Co, 1964.

Rohr Industries, Inc. 1975 Annual Report. 

Rohr Industries, Inc. A Pioneer in Aeronarutics, 1940-1990. September 1990. 

Rohr Industries, Inc. BART Prototype Car Development Program. Volume 1 Program Synopsis. Chula Vista, CA: Rohr Industries, Inc., 1973.

Rohr Industries, Inc. BART Prototype Car Development Program. Volume 2 Program Details. Chula Vista, CA: Rohr Industries, Inc., 1973.

Rohr Industries, Inc. Corporate Identity Manual. February 1988.
Rohr Industries, Inc. Handbook for Salaried Employees. Riverside. 1987.

Rohr Industries, Inc. Modern Transportation Systems. Chula Vista, CA: Rohr Industries, Inc.

Roseman, F.M. and Watry, P. Chula Vista. Arcadia Publishing: 2008.

Schoneberger, William A. California Wings. Woodland Hills, CA: Windsor Publications, 1984.  

Simley, J.  Rohr Incorporated. In International Directory of Company Histories, 1994.
Includes a company history on Rohr Incorporated covering the years between 1920 and 1993. 

Teurlay, F. Riverside's Camp Anza and Arlanza. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2008. 

Upton, Dell. Architecture in the United States. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998.

 

Internet Resources

Aeronautics Learning Laboratory for Science, Technology, and Research. "Frederick H . Rohr,"
http://www.allstar.fiu.edu/aero/rohr.htm

Chula Vista Living. Historic "Drop Hammer" is Dedicated Along Side The Heritage Museum on Third Avenue.
http://chulavistaliving.com/articles/march2008/historic-drop-hammer.html 

City of Chula Vista. "Heritage Museum,"
http://www.ci.chula-vista.ca.us/City_Services/Community_Services/Library/LocalHistoryMuseum/heritageMuseum.asp
This webpage includes information on Rohr's Drop Hammer and digital images from the Rohr Collection.

City of Chula Vista. "Local History,"
http://www.ci.chula-vista.ca.us/City_Services/Community_Services/Library/LocalHistoryMuseum/LocalHistRmHistOfCV.asp

This webpage features the history of Chula Vista.


City of Chula Vista. "Public Works Operations,"
http://www.ci.chula-vista.ca.us/city_services/community_services/public_works_operations/parks/interest.asp
This webpage includes information on the Rohr Manor in Chula Vista.


Dean, Ada. "Fred H. Rohr: A Man and His Corporation. Rohr Aircraft Corporation Chula Vista ,"
http://ci.chula-vista.ca.us/About/PDF/MuseumBooklet.pdf

This booklet contains lots of great information and photographs.


Dery, M. "In Search of Ancient Astronauts: A Requiem for the Space Age,"
http://cabinemagazine.org/issues/18/dery.php
Very interesting article that recounts the author's childhood in Chula Vista while his stepdad worked at Rohr.

Donaldson, M.W. The History of Eagles's Hall.
http://olivermcmillan.com/eagleshall

Photographs and history of the building that Rohr Aircraft purchased in 1952.

Fraser, R.W. "Rohr 2-175 (71-x) fan jet."
http://www.fraseraerotechnologycompany.com/Rohr_2-175_Fan_Jet.html
Link submitted by Don Roth, January 4, 2010.


International Directory of Company Histories.
"Northrop Grumman Corporation."  St. James Press.
http://www.fundinguniverse.com/company-histories/Northrop-Grumman-Corporation-Company-History.html

Lawrence, W. (2010). Borrego modern. the design. architects designers builders. Henry Hester. Retrieved from http://borregomodern.com/the_design/henry_hester.php 
Henry Hester and his partners were the architects of the first modular component homes and a clubhouse in Borrego Springs, San Diego County, California. The homes are modular steel - and built by Modular Components Inc. of Riverside, a subsidiary of the Rohr Aircraft Corporation. Submitted by Bill Lawrence, March 7, 2010

Lisanne. "Rohr Aircraft Corporation 1944,"
http://www.flickr.com/photos/lisanne001/479185583/
This is a copy of a Rohr advertisment from 1944. 

The Regents of The University of California. "Calisphere. A World of Primary Sources and More," http://www.calisphere.universityofcalifornia.edu/ 
Type ROHR into the search box and the website will list 14 results for interesting black and white photographs of Rohr with descriptive information included.

Rohr. Aerofiles. http://aerofiles.com/_ro.html

Rohr Inc. Management Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations.

San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District. "A History of BART: The Project Begins,"
http://www.bart.gov/about/history/history.aspx


Shonner.
"The Rohr Aerotrain Tracked Air-Cushion Vehicle (TACV),"
http://www.shonner.com/aerotrain/index.htm
This story includes lots of photographs and interesting information about the Rohr Aerotrain, and this history of rapid-transit.

Spirit of St. Louis 2 Project. "Charles Lindbergh: An American Aviator,"
http://www.charleslindbergh.com/plane/index.asp
This website includes a photograph of the builders of the original Spirit of St. Louis which includes Fred H. Rohr.


Stell Photo Service. "Photograph of the Interior of the Rohr Aircraft Corporation Plant, Winder, Barrow County, Georgia, ca. 1955?,"
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/vang/id:brw155

Stell Photo Service. "Photograph of the Interior of the Rohr Aircraft Corporation Plant, Winder, Barrow County, Georgia, 197-,"
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/vang/id:brw156

Stell Photo Service. "Photograph of a Power Package for an Airplane, Winder, Barrow County, Georgia, ca. 1955,"
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/vang/id:brw158


Sorensen, Aja. "Rosie the Riveter: Women Working During World War II. Armentha Bolles Waldron,"
http://www.nps.gov/pwro/collection/website/armentha.htm
On this webpage Armentha Bolles Waldron shares her life story including her work as a Riveter in Chula Vista.

Wikimapia. "Rohr Manor (Bonita),"
http://wikimapia.org/7447284/Rohr-Manor

Includes aerial view of the manor.

 

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