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    • Fairmont School story of rubber project

    • Photograph of students at Fairmont Elementary School in Denver, Colorado during a project on the story of rubber. Pictured are four unidentified students sitting at desks working with various forms of rubber. Benind them two other students hang a...
    • Source unknown.
    • 1937
    • Gates

    • Men pose with a rubber belt, probably a part for a car, at Gates Rubber Company plant in Denver, Colorado. A worker wears a pants suit and a cap and holds a rubber belt manufactured at Gates. A man with a hat, suit and tie stands in front of a car...
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1930 and 1945?]
    • Dunlop Tire and Rubber Company

    • View of the Dunlop Tire and Rubber Company and the E. A. Stephens & Company Incorporated at 1833 Wazee Street in downtown Denver, Colorado. Signs on the building read: "E. A. Stephens & Co. Inc. Raw Furs & Wool 1833 Wazee St. This Building" and "A...
    • Rocky Mountain Photo Company.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Fan belt dept. in Gates

    • Men work at machines in the Fan Belt Department of Gates Rubber Company in Denver, Colorado. Long strips of uncut rubber are nearby.
    • Rocky Mountain Photo Company.
    • 1929
    • A partial view of the Gates Plant

    • Rendering of the Gates Rubber Plant in Denver, Colorado; sign reads: "The Gates Rubber Co.," a water tower tops factory buildings, and Front Range mountains are in the background.
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    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • International Rubber Sales Company

    • Shows the store front of the International Rubber Sales Company located at 1047 Broadway in Denver, Colorado, before it became Gates Rubber Company. Signs in the windows read: "Put on International Rubber Half-Soles Saves you Half the Cost", "Make...
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • [between 1910 and 1920]
    • Gates water tower

    • View of the Gates Rubber Company water tower in Denver, Colorado; neon sign reads: "Gates Rubber Co."
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    • [between 1930 and 1950?]
    • Extracting rubber from a rubber tree

    • Workers extract rubber from a rubber tree. The tree bark is cut in diagonal lines; a bucket is next to the tree trunk.
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • [between 1920 and 1940?]
    • Technical belt testing

    • Chet Wiegle and Don Spuhler work in a belt test lab at the Gates Rubber Company in Denver, Colorado. Don Spuhler removes rubber samples from jars with a pair of tongs.
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    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • Fan belt manufacturing at Gates, Denver

    • Interior view of the Gates Rubber Company in Denver, Colorado; shows women working with stacked fan belts.
    • Rocky Mountain Photo Company.
    • 1929 April 3
    • Production area for durable treads

    • Interior view of the Gates Rubber Company in Denver, Colorado; shows men working with belt-driven machinery and rubber tires.
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    • 1914
    • Gates Rubber Company

    • Interior of a workroom at the Gates Rubber Company in Denver, Colorado. Shows workers, stacks of papers, rubber belts, and printing machinery.
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • [1917]
    • West Mississippi and South Santa Fe

    • Flood debris is piled against the Mississippi Street bridge across the South Platte River, in Denver, Colorado. Men survey the damage, cranes are overhead; the Gates Rubber Company factory is in the background. Sign reads: "Gates Rubber Co."
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    • June 16, 1965
    • Gates

    • Men stand beside the open hood of a car and look at a rubber belt, probably a car engine part manufactured at the Gates Rubber Company in Denver, Colorado. A workman wears a mechanic's pants suit; probably a customer wears a suit, tie and hat.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1930 and 1945?]
    • Gates AZ test fleet (tires)

    • View of a the Gates Rubber Company automobile test fleet on a road probably in the Superstition Mountains in Arizona. Lettering on the back of the test-cars reads: "Gates Rubber Co. Tire Test."
    • Welgos, James W.
    • 1960
    • Civic Center

    • View west from dome of State Capitol Building over Civic Center, Denver, Colorado, shows the cruciform plan located between West Fourteenth Avenue and West Colfax. Landmarks include: Pioneer Monument, the Andrew Carnegie funded 1909 Denver Public...
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [1913]
    • Luthier's shop

    • Interior view of a violin repair shop in Denver, Colorado; shows violins, cellos, a balalaika, a clock, and a man working.
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    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Downtown Denver

    • Rooftop view of downtown Denver, Colorado. Buildings include the Arapahoe County Courthouse, Orpheum Theater, Daniels and Fisher Tower, Kittredge Building, and the Majestic Building. The Pioneer Monument on Colfax Avenue is visible. Signs read:...
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    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Billboard for Firestone truck tires

    • View of a billboard in Denver, Colorado. The billboard has a frame that consists of two oversized newel posts with newel caps, and a cornice across the top. Electric lights are mounted on top of the billboard. The billboard reads: "Back of...
    • Mile High Photo Company.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Gates Rubber Co. buildings on Broadway

    • Night view of the Gates Rubber Company buildings located on Broadway in Denver, Colorado.
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • [between 1920 and 1940?]
    • Gates Rubber Company

    • Aerial view of the Gates Rubber Company factory and buildings in Denver, Colorado. Railroad tracks and Merchants Park are nearby.
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    • 1925
    • Gates Rubber Company factory

    • View of the Gates Rubber Company factory in Denver, Colorado. A smokestack and water tower are near the four-story industrial buildings.
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    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Fan belts

    • Interior view of the Gates Rubber Company in Denver, Colorado; shows a man working with an electric lathe manufacturing fan belts.
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    • [between 1930 and 1945?]
    • Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.

    • View of automobiles parked in front of the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. at 1562 Broadway in Denver, Colorado. Business signs read: "Good Year No-Rim Cut [Tir]es 10% Oversize", "Hotel" and "[?]meek Grocery"
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    • [1913?]
    • Gates Rubber Company

    • Interior view of a print room at the Gates Rubber Company in Denver, Colorado. Shows workers, printing press and machinery, stacks of pamphlets titled: "End Your Fan Belt Trouble."
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Gates plant

    • Gates Rubber Company, in Denver, Colorado, is under construction. The four-story factory building is framed in; scaffolding and concrete forms cover it. Stacked lumber and railroad tracks are in the foreground; sign reads: "Gates Half Sole Tires."
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • June 12, 1918
    • "Native" workers, possibly rubber re: Gates rubber co.

    • Interior view of the Gates Rubber Company's Singapore factory in China. Chinese laborers work at a table with rectangle containers, a man runs a press, a boy kneels by several metal buckets.
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Testing method that makes exact comparisons possible

    • John Gates, on right, and an unidentified man use stopwatches to test a tire that is set up on round track at the Gates Rubber Company roof in Denver, Colorado. Shows smokestack, hopper, brick wall, and Charles C. Gates on right with several men in...
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • World map (prepared for use by Gates)

    • Reproduction shows a world map with Gates Rubber Company shipping lines connecting Singapore, the Panama Canal, Akron, Ohio and New York.
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • [between 1915 and 1930?]
    • W. Miss. & So. Santa Fe

    • View of the South Platte River and flood damage at West Mississippi Avenue and Santa Fe Drive in Denver, Colorado; shows debris, workers, a crane, a fuel tank, a factory, water tower, and signs: "Gates Rubber Company," "Gulf," and "Jeff's Burgers."
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    • 1965 June 16
    • Gates Rubber

    • The Gates Rubber factory, Denver, Colorado, consists of flat roofed, two-story industrial buildings. Residences and parked cars are in the foreground; parking lots are in the distance. Sign reads; "Gates Tires."
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    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Gates delivery truck, model "T" Ford

    • Gates Rubber Company's "Service Truck No. 1" is parked in front of a Gate's service station at 1569 Broadway in Denver, Colorado. A sign above the station front door reads: "Gates Half Sole Tires, The International Rubber Co." Sign on window next...
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • 1923
    • Gates plant banquet

    • View of a Gates Rubber Company staff banquet in Denver, Colorado. The room is decorated with crepe paper and rubber tires; men and women sit at long tables.
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • [1918?]
    • Gates' "War Garden" Effort

    • Women from Gates Rubber Company tend to a war garden plot. Some women wear coveralls with "Gates half-50lb tire" printed on the back. Other women wear dresses and loose blouses while they harvest, hoe, and dig in the garden. The Gates Rubber...
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • [between 1914 and 1919]
    • Gates Rubber Company products

    • Products manufactured by Gates Rubber Company on display. Top row: battery boxes, bumpers, wash rack hose, welding hose, garden hose, handlers, and air hose. Second row: Gates fan belts, water hose, radiator hose, and ball valves. Third row:...
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • [between 1910 and 1940?]
    • Two unidentified men with automobile tires

    • Two unidentified men hold worn rubber automobile tires for display. Possibly part of a promotional campaign for the Gates Rubber Company.
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • [between 1910 and 1940?]
    • Broadway, south of I-25

    • View of Broadway at Tennessee Avenue in Denver, Colorado with the Colorado Tire and Leather Company on the left and Gates Rubber Company on the right. Automobiles are parked on the street.
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Gates' fire

    • Denver firefighters use a hose to put out a fire at the Gates Rubber Company factory in Denver, Colorado. A ladder is nearby.
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    • 1940 June 16
    • Gates' fire

    • Employees of the Gates Rubber Company stand near railroad tracks during a fire at the factory in Denver, Colorado. Smoke billows out from the building.
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    • 1940 June 16
    • Gates' fire

    • View of the Gates Rubber Company factory during a fire in Denver, Colorado. Smoke billows up from the four-story brick building.
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    • 1940 June 16
    • Gates Rubber Company

    • Nighttime view of the Gates Rubber Company in Denver, Colorado. The two-story brick building has a roof garden with trellises. An electric sign reads: "Gates Half-Sole Tires."
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    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Gates Rubber Company sales record display

    • Gates Rubber Company employees look at a chart that displays sales records for the company. The display gives the name, division, amount of points, and new accounts.
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    • 1923
    • Gates outdoor landscape logo

    • View of landscaping at the Gates Rubber Company in Denver, Colorado; shows colored rocks arranged to spell "Gates."
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    • 1973?
    • Gates first building located on 10th & Acoma

    • View of the first building used by the Gates Rubber Company at 10th (Tenth) Avenue and Acoma Street in the Golden Triangle neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Pieces of lumber are stacked against the one-story brick building.
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    • [between 1915 and 1920?]
    • Gates Rubber Company store

    • View of a display of Gates Rubber Company Half-Sole Tires at a shop in Denver, Colorado. The display includes cardboard inserts in the middle of the tires.
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    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Purchasing department

    • Interior view of Gates Rubber Company offices in Denver, Colorado; shows men and women working, file cabinets, a clock, a telephone, and a (possibly) cylinder recording device. Sign reads: "Purchasing."
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    • [between 1910 and 1919?]

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