National Fireworks - Arkansas - Work Badge

National Fireworks - Arkansas - Work Badge

Oscar Tolbert Brown of Lafe, Greene Co., AR son of John W. Brown and Martha Jane Webb of Southwest Kentucky
Employee badge for National Fireworks Incorporated at Shumaker in Calhoun County, Arkansas which is near Camden.

This "fireworks" plant was was operated by the National Fireworks Ordnance Corporation as a government owned - contractor operated (GOCO) facility under the supervision of U.S. Navy personnel during World War II. The area is now part of the Highland Industrial Park which has always had a relationship with the US defense establishment.

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