airship los angeles over Akron air dock

USS Los Angeles – ZR-3 in Akron

The USS Los Angeles was decommissioned in 1932, but was recommissioned…

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Lakeside Park, Dance Pavilion, Summit Lake, Akron, Ohio

Lakeside Park – Dance Pavilion

A steamboat prepares to depart Lakeside, on the east side of Summit…

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Market Street, Akron, Ohio

Market Street

Very old view of the Empire House on Akron’s Market…

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The B. F. Goodrich Rubber Company. Akron, Ohio

B. F. Goodrich Rubber Company

Local residents collected 13,600 dollars to encourage Goodrich to move…

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Mills of the Quaker Oats Company, Akron, Ohio

Mills of the Quaker Oats Co.

Mills of the Quaker Oats Co. can be seen in…

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Greetings From Akron, Ohio

Greetings From Akron

Akron is the fifth-largest city in Ohio and is the county seat of Summit…

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The Miller Rubber Company. Akron, Ohio, U.S.A.

Miller Rubber Company

The factory was located at Sweitzer and Cole Avenues in…

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Goodyear Airship Factory and Dock

Goodyear Airship Factory and Dock

Built and previously owned by the Goodyear-Zeppelin Corporation, later Goodyear Aerospace,…

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Skyline of Akron Ohio from Summit Lake

Akron Skyline from Summit Lake

The history of Summit Lake predates the glaciers that carved…

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Amusement Attractions at Summit Beach Park

Summit Beach Park

It’s a busy day at Akron’s Summit Beach Park. Visitors…

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Main Building of the Diamond Rubber Co., Akron, Ohio.

Diamond Rubber – Main Building

In 1896, seven cars entered America’s first automobile race held…

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South Main Street

South Main Street

A quiet afternoon on Akron’s South Main Street. As trolley…

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Main Street looking North

Main Street at Night

The streetlights outside the J. Koch Company, the Grotto, Lewis…

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Firestone Rubber Company, Akron, Ohio

Firestone Rubber Co.

Firestone had its origins in the rubber city. Founded in1900, the company…

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Public Library, Akron, Ohio

Public Library

Built in 1904, for the purpose of being a permanent home…

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Union Depot, Akron Ohio

Union Depot

Akron’s third Union Station was built in 1949. The Railroad…

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Miller Avenue Reformed Church

Miller Road Reformed Church

Located at 77/81 West Miller Avenue. Founded in 1905. 1905-1909…

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Quaker Oats, Akron, O.

Quaker Oats

Early view of the Quaker Oats Factory on Howard Street…

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The Canal Near Summit Beach Park, Akron, Ohio

Summit Beach Park – Boats on the Canal

Among the many attractions at Summit Beach Park were the…

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Greetings from Akron, Ohio

Greetings from Akron

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

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North Main Street Viaduct, Akron, Ohio

North Main Street Viaduct

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Hower Building

Hower Building

The Hower building at 31 West Market Street in Akron,…

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University of Akron

University of Akron

The University’s founding can be traced all the back to…

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YMCA – USS Akron – ZRS-4

Planned as the finest YMCA in Ohio, the 16-story Art…

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Y.M.C.A.

YMCA – Aerial View

Akron YMCA Building is a registered historic building in Akron, Ohio, listed in…

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