Skip to main content

Image / New design

Have a question about this item?

Item information. View source record on contributor's website.

New design
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at for additional information.
Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph caption dated May 18, 1965 reads "Dealers Tire Service, 4450 Lankershim Blvd., corner Riverside Drive, North Hollywood, is all enthused over the new design of Gillette premium tires with wrap-around treads for improved handling and a new tread pattern that improves performance on wet roads. David W. Harris, national sales manager who has tested the tires at the U.S. Rubber's proving ground at 140 miles per hour, smiles as he tells about road performance of the new design."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
United States Rubber Co.--Employees
Dealers Tire Service (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Men--California--San Fernando Valley
Tires--California--San Fernando Valley
Polar bear--Statues--California--San Fernando Valley
Roads--California--San Fernando Valley
Express highways--California, Southern
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Panoramic views
Valley Times Collection photographs
Time Period

About the collections in Calisphere

Learn more about the collections in Calisphere. View our statement on digital primary resources.

Copyright, permissions, and use

If you're wondering about permissions and what you can do with this item, a good starting point is the "rights information" on this page. See our terms of use for more tips.

Share your story

Has Calisphere helped you advance your research, complete a project, or find something meaningful? We'd love to hear about it; please send us a message.

Explore related content on Calisphere: