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    • 1870 Fire in Medina, Ohio

    • Fire; Fire fighting; Business districts; Buildings
    • After the disastrous fire of 1848, Medina again "rose from the ashes" like the mythical phoenix in 1870 after another fire that wiped out the historical business district. Given the massive reconstruction required, Medina is considered to provide...
    • "View of R.O. Bowman's Big Sale, Oct 16, 1913"

    • Auctioneers ; Auctions ; Audiences ; Farmers ; Agriculture ; Agricultural facilities
    • "View of R.O. Bowman's Big Sale, Oct 16, 1913," depicts the view of the Bowman auction selling agricultural machinery, equipment, and livestock.
    • A.I. Root at the Medina County Fair in a Wright brothers airplane.

    • A.I. Root Company; Fairs; Airplanes; Biplanes; Root, A. I.
    • A photo of A.I. Root, founder of the A.I. Root Company in Medina, Ohio in a Wright Brothers style airplane at the Medina County Fair in 1915. A.I. Root had an interest in the Wright brothers' experiments in flight and had corresponded with the...
    • A.I. Root Co. Medina, Ohio

    • A.I. Root Company; Candlemaking; Business enterprises; Business people; Root, John
    • John Root (standing) watches as employees roll and cut candles to be wrapped and boxed.
    • A.I. Root Co., Medina

    • A.I. Root Company; Business enterprises; Industry; Water towers
    • A view of the A.I. Root Quality Bee Supplies company tower, shown in the distance behind the A.I. Root factory.
    • A.I. Root Co., Medina, Ohio, 1961

    • A.I. Root Company; Employees; Executives; Business people; Root, Huber H.; Root, John; Root, David; Root, Alan I.
    • A press shot at the A.I. Root Company in Medina, Ohio in 1961. (Front) Huber Root, President. (Back, L to R) John Root, Sales Production Manager; David Root (Huber's son), Production Manager; Alan I. Root, Vice President and General Manager.
    • A.I. Root Company

    • A.I. Root Company; Bees; Factories; Grapevines; Candlemaking
    • A view of the A.I. Root Company in Medina, Ohio and the double Bee-Hive Works bee hives. Each bee hive had a grapvine attached to it because Amos Ives Root believed that bees needed shade in the summer.
    • American Hotel

    • American Hotel (Medina, Ohio); Hotels
    • The American Hotel in Medina, Ohio was torn down in 1954 to make way for the Savings Deposit Bank, which is now Key Bank. Over the years, the hotel served as the location for many village functions and social events. The post office was even...
    • American Hotel

    • American Hotel (Medina, Ohio); Hotels; Sewers; Digging
    • A group of men dig outside the American Hotel for sewer in Medina, Ohio.
    • American House, Medina, Ohio

    • Square, The (Medina, Ohio); Hotels; Buildings
    • American House, once a notable hotel on The Square in Medina, Ohio. Located at the corner of North 42 and Liberty Street.
    • Boiler of a portable engine explodes

    • Explosions; Boilers; Accidents
    • Mr. EE Brinker was killed when the boiler of this portable engine exploded. His two sons were seriously scalded. The explosion was caused by a leak in the boiler that was discovered by EE Brinker's two sons just moments before the explosion. The...
    • Brainards Jewelry Store

    • Jewelry stores
    • A view of Brainards Jewelry Store in Medina, Ohio. Signage shows: Diamonds, Watches, Jewelry, Silverware.
    • C&SW Interurban Railway in Medina, Ohio

    • Electric railroads; Interurbans; Cleveland Electric Railway Co.; Cleveland, Southwestern & Columbus Railway
    • Men standing outside Cleveland and Southwestern Interurban Railway Car #107 in Medina, Ohio. The C&SW railway is honored at the Northern Ohio Railway Museum which covers all areas that the Interurban railway covered throughout Northern Ohio.
    • Captain Bates: The Giant of Seville, OH

    • Bates, Martin Van Buren, b. 1845; Giants
    • A photo of Captain M.V. Bates, standing at 7 ft-11 in at the age of 47. At the age of 32 he was considered the largest man in the world. In 1873, upon returning from Europe, he settled in the Village of Seville with his wife (who stood the same...

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