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Rubber Companies of Pittsburg Collection
1997.88  
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Description
The Bowers Rubber Works and the Pioneer Rubber Company were rubber factories in Pittsburg for the manufacture of rubber such as fire hose, belting, packing, automobile tires, and several other products. The factories covered a considerable acreage and employed several hundred people in total (Bowers Rubber Works is known to have employed about 250 men).
Background
The two books were part of a much larger donation of items by the Friends of the Pleasant Hill Library in 1997.
Extent
1 box
Restrictions
Contact the Contra Costa County Historical Society for publication permission.
Availability
Collection is open for research.