For decades Dominion Rubber and its organizational offshoots operated as one of the most prominent companies in Kitchener-Waterloo. Consisting of photographs, newsletters, and administrative records, the Dominion Rubber Company fonds and related collections document operations at the Dominion Tire factory on Strange Street in Kitchener and at regional offices across Canada. See the Dominion Rubber Company fonds finding aids and the Dominion Rubber Systems photographs finding aid for more information.
The Dominion was a semi-regular publication produced by Dominion Rubber Systems with a focus on company, employee and industry news. Along with organizational updates from locations across Canada, The Dominion included company guidelines, human interest stories, jokes, inspirational quotes, and photographs of factory operations and employee events.
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Content Note: The Dominion contains language from the era in which it was written. This includes problematic wording, cultural references, and stereotypes that are no longer used or appropriate today such as racist and sexist jokes or points of view. Information about the handling of this type of language in archival descriptions can be found on the Special Collections & Archives website.
The Dominion Rubber Company fonds consists of materials created by Dominion Rubber, and later Uniroyal, primarily relating to the activities at the Dominion Tire plant on Strange Street in Kitchener. See the Dominion Rubber Company fonds finding aid for more information.