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Goodyears Rubber-Packing and Belting Company
This circa 1856 advertising print shows the five-story offices and storefront known as the Girard Building (102-104, i.e., 306-308 Chestnut Street), in Philadelphia. The building was tenanted by Goodyears, i.e., the Philadelphia warehouse of the New York Belting and Packing Company (104); and "Peterson's Book Establishment," i.e., the store of bookseller T.B. Peterson & Brothers, and C. J. Peterson, publisher of Peterson’s Ladies National Magazine (102). Lettering reading "Goodyears Rubber Packing & Belting Company" adorns the roof. Through open entryways and large display windows, clerks, patrons, and merchandise displays are visible in both stores. At Peterson's, clerks assist patrons with items from ...
Planting in Uganda. Coffee—Para Rubber—Cocoa
Planting in Uganda. Coffee—Para Rubber—Cocoais a comprehensive analysis of plantation agriculture in early 20th-century Uganda, written by two senior managers of Ugandan companies. As stated in the preface, it was intended to assist white planters who were attracted to Uganda by the fertile soils and favorable climate but who, in many cases, had no knowledge of agricultural conditions in the country. It deals with three main products—coffee, Para rubber (today usually simply referred to as rubber), and cocoa—and focuses on two provinces, Buganda and Bugosa ...