Kitchener Public Library Digital Collections
Kaufman Rubber Company factory


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
Colour outdoor photograph of the front of the Kaufman Rubber factory, located at 410 King Street West, in Kitchener, Ontario. Two cars are seen parked beside the building. Other cars are seen passing on the street. There is a man standing on the corner in front of the building. The season appears to be summer.
Notes:
The photo is excerpted from a photo album.

The Kaufman Rubber Company was founded by Jacob Kaufman in 1907. The Kaufman plant opened in 1908 with 350 employees. Alvin Ratz Kaufman, son of Jacob Kaufman, who had trained in his father's firm, Merchant Rubber, from 1903 to 1907, supervised the building of the first section of this factory.

In 1964, the company changed its name to Kaufman Footwear Limited.

This photo is in good condition: colours faded, top edge has yellowed.
Date of Original:
[between 1965 and 1975]
Dimensions:
Width: 12.7 cm
Height: 8.8 cm
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 11.4cm
Image Height: 7.6cm
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Kaufman, Alvin Ratz ; Kaufman, Jacob
Corporate Name(s):
Kaufman Rubber Company
Local identifier:
P009897
Collection:
Kitchener Public Library
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.4501 Longitude: -80.48299
Copyright Statement:
Protected by copyright: Uses other than research or private study require the permission of the rightsholder(s). Responsibility for obtaining permissions and for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Copyright Date:
1970
Location of Original:
PB1
Terms of Use:
If you would like to obtain a digital or print copy of this image, please see KPL's Photographic Reproduction Policy at http://www.kpl.org/localhistory/photographs
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Kaufman Rubber Company factory


Colour outdoor photograph of the front of the Kaufman Rubber factory, located at 410 King Street West, in Kitchener, Ontario. Two cars are seen parked beside the building. Other cars are seen passing on the street. There is a man standing on the corner in front of the building. The season appears to be summer.