Greetings from Akron, Ohio

Greetings from Akron

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

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The Goodyear Zeppelin Corp's Airship Factory and Dock, Municipal Airport, Akron, Ohio

Airships – Goodyear Zeppelin Corporation

Goodyear built its first blimp in 1912. In 1928 the…

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Firestone Research Center, South Main Street Akron, Ohio

Firestone Research Building

“High on a hill overlooking the Firestone Tire and Rubber…

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Akron Public Library, Akron, Ohio

Public Library

In 1874, the newly-formed Akron Public Library Board met for…

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Akron Pharmacy Co. Akron, Ohio

Portage Hotel – Akron Pharmacy Co.

The Portage Hotel was located downtown at Main Street and…

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Main Street looking South, Akron, Ohio

Main Street looking South – O’Neils

Michael O’Neil and his partner Isaac Dyas began serving Akron shoppers…

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Peoples Hospital, Akron, Ohio

Peoples Hospital

After construction in 1915, the hospital struggled financially. In those…

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Main Plant, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. Akron, Ohio.

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. – Main Plant

By 1930 Goodyear had pioneered what would later become known…

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Main Street, looking North from Exchange Street, Akron, Ohio

Main Street – Looking North from Exchange Street

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View of the Gorge Viaduct, Akron, Ohio

View of the Gorge Viaduct

The Gorge formed about 12,000 years ago as the Cuyahoga…

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Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company Plant

USS Akron flys proudly over the Goodyear plant. She was…

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Goodyear-Zeppelin Co. Factory, Akron, Ohio

Goodyear-Zeppelin Corp’s. Factory

“Goodyear-Zeppelin Corporation’s Factory and Dock located on the grounds of…

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Kenmore – Business District

Kenmore was founded in 1908, as a residential community between…

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Werner Company Plant, Akron, Ohio

Werner Company Plant – Publisher

Paul E. Werner established his dominance in publishing long before Akron’s…

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Greetings from Akron, Ohio

Greetings from Akron

When a stockbroker, Bill W and an Akron surgeon, Dr.…

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Sunset at Historic Portage Lakes, Akron, Ohio

Portage Lakes – Sunset

Today’s popular recreation area formed as a result of the…

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U.S.S. Macon in Goodyear-Zeppelin Dock, Akron, Ohio

USS Macon ZRS-5 – Goodyear-Zeppelin Dock

The USS Macon was built at the Goodyear Airdock in Springfield Township (Akron) by the Goodyear-Zeppelin…

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O'Neil & Co. Akron, Ohio

O’Neil and Company

With a single dry goods store at 114 East Market Street, Michael…

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Lower and Higher Bridges over the Cuyahoga River, Akron, Ohio

Gorge – High Bridge

The lower bridge was built in 1895, while the upper…

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City Hospital, Akron, Ohio

City Hospital

The City Hospital of Akron had its inception in a…

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South Main Street, Akron, Ohio

South Main Street

“South Main Street is the main thoroughfare in Akron. Most of…

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High School, Akron, Ohio.

Akron High School

The high school was located on Forge Street, between College…

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City Hospital, Akron, Ohio

City Hospital

Founded in 1892, Akron’s City hospital was the first accredited radiology department…

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Springfield Lake bathing beach, Akron, Ohio

Springfield Lake – Bathing Beach

During the rapid growth of the rubber industry in Akron,…

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Mayflower Hotel - Operated by DeWitt Hotels, Akron, Ohio

Mayflower Hotel – Theo. DeWitt

The Mayflower hotel was located at the corner of State…

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Central High School, Akron, Ohio

Central High School – Akron High

Home of the Central Wildcats, Central (Akron) High School was…

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