New Film Answers the Question, ‘What Was Uniroyal?’

16 Jun 2022

News, Eau Claire

Several times over the years, Dennis Miller has struck up conversations with younger Eau Claire residents during which he’s mentioned Uniroyal.

For the city’s older generations, the name – or that of its predecessors, U.S. Rubber and Gillette – needed no explanation. For most of the 20th century, the massive factory looming over the Eau Claire River produced millions of tires and was the city’s largest employer.

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