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    • Poor Girl

    • Poor Girl; Music; Bands; Musicians; Chi Pig; Smith, Debbie; Schmidt, Sue
    • 1960s group Poor Girl. Two of its members, Susan Schmidt and Debbie Smith, were also members of the Akron Sound Era Group Chi Pig. Poor Girl opened for national acts playing in Akron during their existence.
    • The Bizarros 45 rpm Laser Boys from 1978

    • Bands; Laser Boys; Music; Musicians; The Bizarros; Parkins, Jerry; Parkins, Don; Walker, Terry; Nicholis, Nick; Garberson, Rick; Clone Records; Bushflow Studios; Tripoli, Russ
    • 1978 45 rpm by the Bizarros with Laser Boys/It Hurts, Janey on Side A and a New Order on Side B. It was a Clone Records release which was recorded at Bushflow Studios. The cover photograph was by Russ Tripoli.
    • Beach Grove Subdivision, The Conelly Co.

    • Beech Grove Subdivision; Conelly Co.; Land subdivision; Real Estate
    • " 'Where lot values grow.' Beach Grove has paved streets; high-class restrictions; many new homes; is located near lake, boulevard, schools, and churches. Prices $775 and up, 10% down, balance monthly. For plat of and prices of Beach Grove or a...
    • The Bizarros in 1981

    • The Bizarros; Parkins, Jerry; Parkins, Don; Bands; Music; Musicians; Bars (Drinking establishments);
    • "4/7/81 Bizarros"--photo verso. Don and Jerry Parkins, bassist and guitarist for the Bizarros in April of 1981.
    • Jerry Parkins of the Bizarros

    • Parkins, Jerry; The Bizarros;The Matador; Bands; Music; Bars (Drinking establishments); Musicians
    • "417181 Practice Under the Matador Bizarros (Jerry)"--photo verso. Jerry Parkins, guitarist of the Bizzaros, at a band practice.
    • Tire fire in downtown Akron

    • Fires; Smoke; Tire industry; Aerial photographs; Aerial views
    • "A blanket of smoke swirled over Akron, O., from the furious fire that swept hundreds of tons of reclaimed rubber at the Lowenthal Rubber Co. plant, and produced a blackout so sense airplanes had to be warned. Nine fire companies were called to...
    • Main Street in Akron, Ohio

    • Aerial photographs; Aerial views; Cityscape photographs; Cityscapes; Work Projects Administration; Viaduct Bridge (Akron, Ohio)
    • "Aerial view of Akron's Main Street and huge viaduct which is now undergoing repairs by a crew of WPA workers" -- photo caption.
    • Akron Airdock and Goodyear Aircraft factory

    • Airdock; Factories; Airplane industry; Aerial photographs; Aerial views; Goodyear Aircraft Corporation
    • "Aerial view of Goodyear Aircraft factories at Akron. In foreground is Defense Plant Corporation's building, 400 by 1,000 feet, leased by Goodyear Aircraft Corporation for manufacture of airplane sub-assemblies. IN rear of DPC building, at right,...
    • Decoy landing craft by Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co.

    • Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company; Landing craft; World War II; Rubber
    • "Afloat, the inflated LCT provided complete deception as indicated in this closeup photograph. Thus, a package of 'rubber' scaks and shopes constructed in Goodyear's balloon room at Akron, Ohio, when assembled on English beaches, confounded the...
    • Akron Kids

    • Suicide, Fraser; The Dale; Music; Musicians
    • "Akron Kids Hold up Fraser Suicide (Sims) at the Dale 83"--photo verso.
    • Protesters being arrested by Akron police

    • Akron Police Department; Activists; Law enforcement; Law enforcement officers; Riot control; Riots & demonstrations
    • "Akron police subdue a black youth involved in disturbance here Oct. 17th during a City Hall demonstration to protest the shooting death of a 15-year-old black. There were instances of looting and some vandalism but no one was seriously hurt." --...
    • Architect's sketch of Ledgewood Tower

    • Cleveland (Ohio); Akron (Ohio); Public housing; Housing; Architectural drawings
    • "Architect's sketch of Ledgewood Tower of Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority similar apt buldg for elderly proposed to MHA here for Hough by Thomas Dillon Co." - photo verso.
    • At the Bank

    • The Bank; Nightclubs; Music; Dread, Johnny
    • "Bank 1981 ? Hookeye's Girlfriend ? Johnny Dread"--photo verso. Hookeye was a drummer in the scene, and had been in V-Nervz and Bad Order with Dread.

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