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23-77 Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company Aerial Photograph

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Marker Details

Title, side A
Franklin Augustus "F.A." Seiberling and the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company
Title, side B
Same
Address
1144 E. Market Street
Akron, 44305
Location
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, 1144 E. Market St.
Latitude
41.0672560
Longitude
-81.4844000
Subjects
Akron, Tire Industry

Picture Details

Title
Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company Aerial Photograph
Caption
This aerial view of the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company in Akron, Ohio was taken in the 1940s. Frank Seiberling (1859-1955) founded Goodyear in 1898. Located on the banks of the Little Cuyahoga River in Akron, the company operated in a converted strawboard factory with thirteen employees. Although its main product was tires, the company also made rubber poker chips, fire hoses, and horseshoe pads. By 1926 it had become the largest rubber company in the world. (Om3084_002)