Greetings From Akron, Ohio

Greetings from Akron

Seeded on the Ohio-Erie Canal, Akron was the fastest growing…

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Greetings from Akron, Ohio

Greetings from Akron

Its name came from a Greek word meaning “an elevation”…

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Union, Forge, and Mill Streets looking West, Akron, Ohio

Union Forge and Mill Streets

A view of the much-changed intersection of Union Street, Forge…

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Union Station

Although grand in appearance, Akron’s Union Station was not a…

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Looking North on Akron's Main Street

Main Street – Looking South… North

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High School, Akron, Ohio

Akron High School

Central (Akron) High School was located on Forge Street, between…

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Goodyear-Zeppelin Corp's Factory and Dock

Goodyear-Zeppelin Corp’s Factory and Dock

Postcard view of the colossus of engineering, the Airdock. The…

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Greetings from Akron, Ohio

Greetings from Akron

The American Soap Box Derby has a home in Akron…

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Ohio Canal near Youngs, A Shady Nook

Ohio Canal near Youngs, A Shady Nook

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Firestone Research Center, Akron, Ohio

Firestone Research Center

Constructed at a cost of $2 million, Firestone’s research laboratory sat…

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Main Plant - The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company - Akron, Ohio U.S.A.

The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company – Main Plant

In 1916, Goodyear became the world’s largest tire company. This…

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Walter Thornwell Inn, Akron, Ohio

Walter Thornwell Inn

The Walter Thornwell Inn on Manchester Road. tel Man-3523.

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First Presbyterian Church, Akron, Ohio

First Presbyterian Church

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Portage Path Canoe Club, Akron, Ohio

Portage Path Canoe Club

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Akron Union Depot

Union Station

Akron’s rapid population growth of the early 1900s put a strain…

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Sightseers at Summit Beach Park, Akron, Ohio

Summit Beach Park

A crowded day of fun at Akron’s Summit Beach Park…

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Hotel Marne, Akron, Ohio

Hotel Marne

Owned by T.E. McShaffrey, Hotel Marne was located at 281…

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Akron Postcard, Akron, Ohio

Someone in Akron

Akron became a manufacturing center primarily due to its location.…

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Main Street, looking South, Akron, Ohio

Main Street – Looking South

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Young's Resort on Mud Lake, Akron, Ohio

Louis Young’s Resort

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Akron Depot

Union Station/Depot

Built before the rubber boom, Akron’s Union Station quickly showed…

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South Main Street looking North

South Main Street

At a time before automobiles ruled the streets, most of…

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Howard Street - Looking up North Hill, Akron, Ohio

Howard Street – Looking up North Hill

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Akron Ohio's Union Station

Union Station

This was Akron’s second Union station. Although an attractive structure,…

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Robinson Clay Products, Akron, Ohio

Robinson Clay Product Company

Founded in 1856 by Thomas Robinson, Richard Whitmore, and Thomas…

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Summit County Court House, Akron, Ohio

Summit County Court House

The Summit County Courthouse is located at 209 South High…

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