An unidentified woman and four children looking into a replica of Charles Goodyear's cabin at the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company in Akron, Ohio. Charles Goodyear (1800-1860) was the first American to vulcanize rubber, a process he discovered in 1839. In 1898, Frank Seiberling founded the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, naming it in honor of Charles Goodyear.
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