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Harvey S. Firestone builds first tire
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Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Harvey S. Firestone, President of Firestone Tire & Rubber Company, "knows his rubber," was thoroughly demonstrated when the famous tire manufacturer took off his coat and went to work building the first tire to issue from the new Firestone plant, in Los Angeles. The tire was presented at the Chamber of Commerce luncheon at the Biltmore Hotel. Photo shows the Senior Firestone at a tire building machine with his three sons, Russell, Leonard and Harvey S., Jr. Photo dated: June 21, 1928.
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 1502
Firestone, Leonard K.--(Leonard Kimball),--1907-1996
Firestone, Russell
Firestone, Harvey Samuel,--1868-1938
Firestone, Harvey S.,--1898-1973
Firestone Tire and Rubber Company
Tire industry--California--South Gate
Industrialists--United States
Industrial facilities--California--South Gate
Interiors--California--South Gate
Fathers and sons--California--South Gate
Businessmen--United States
South Gate (Calif.)
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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