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A Look At Goodyear's Past Featured

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The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company: A Photographic History, 1898-1951 The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company: A Photographic History, 1898-1951 The University of Akron Press
In the last week, Goodyear has been on the minds of many due to a boycott called by President Trump. But today, Ray Horner delves into Goodyear’s past.

Ray sat down with Victor Fleischer, the author of the book The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company: A Photographic History, 1898-1951. It is a comprehensive look at the beginning of the company, how it put Akron on the map, and the popularity of the blimps.

Fleischer is a professional archivist at the University of Akron, which is where the photographs inside the book came from.


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