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Bestfood Products delivery truck flipped over
Automobiles; Automobile breakdowns; Trucks; Shipping; Akron Police Department; Police; Accidents
A police officer in Akron, Ohio inspects a Bestfood Products truck wreck. The truck hit a telephone pole in 1936.
Graf Zeppelin in flight over Akron, Ohio in 1933
Graf Zeppelin (Aircraft carrier); Airships; Blimps
The Graf Zeppelin in flight over an unknown location in Akron, Ohio in 1933.
Downtown Akron circa 1900
Wagon And Carriage Industry; Carts & wagons; City & town life; Stores & shops
A group of horse and wagons in downtown Akron. A harness shop, P.D. Hall & Co., and Johnston & Co. are visible in the background.
B&O engine number 5360
Railroad companies; Railroad locomotives; Railroads; Baltimore & Ohio Railroad
Baltimore & Ohio Railroad engine number 5360 stopped in an unknown area in Akron, Ohio in 1937.
Akron, Canton, & Youngstown railroad engine number 204
Akron, Canton & Youngstown Railroad; Railroad companies; Railroad locomotives; Railroads
Engine number 204 of the Akron, Canton, & Youngstown railroad at an unknown location in Akron Ohio in 1944.
Hart Crane in Akron and Cleveland 1919-1923: Ohio roads and bridges to The Bridge
Crane, Hart; Criticism; Bridges; Veterans Memorial Bridge (Cleveland, Ohio)
"The essays focus on three pre-Bridge texts featuring the Road and Bridge symbols. The first essay suggests that [Hart] Crane's brief period in Akron following his return to Cleveland from New York in...
Firestone employees prize winning vegetables exhibit from victory gardens, February, 1943
Victory gardens; Food supply; Contests; Firestone Tire and Rubber Company; Vegetables; Farm produce; World War II
"Prize winning vegetables from Firestone employees Victory Gardens"--from sign in photo."Firestone Victory Gardens"--photo verso.
Akron police trying to quell a riot at the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.
Police; Riots; Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company; Pickets; Riot control
"Scene in front of the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. at height of riot with police swinging clubs." --photo verso. Approximately 1,000 people picketed the tire company, some of whom threw bricks and stones...
Akron police fire tear gas at pickets at the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.
Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company; Police; Tear gas; Pickets; Riots; Riot control
Akron police fire tear gas at pickets at the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. Approximately 1,000 people picketed the tire company, some of whom threw bricks and stones at police officers.
Popeye Thanksgiving Day parade balloon
Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company; Balloons; Thanksgiving Day; Popeye (Fictitious character)
"This is Popeye, popular cartoon character who will appear in Macy's 1957 Thanksgiving Day parade as a 56-foot high figure balloon. Built by the Aviation Products Division of the Goodyear Tire & Rubber...
Goodyear Aerospace Corp. communications satellite
Goodyear Aerospace Corporation; Artificial satellites
A new satellite developed by the Goodyear Aerospace Corp. to be used by the Air Force. It is made of a fine wire grid and a wrap that will disappear when it is hit by ultraviolet rays.
C. W. Seiberling, F. A. Seiberling and P. W. Litchfield pose for a picture at Goodyear Hall
Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company; Seiberling, Frank A. (Frank Augustus), 1859-1955; Litchfield, P. W., 1875- ; Seiberling, C. W.
"Founders of the company, C. W. Seiberling, left; and F.A. Seiberling, right; and President P. W. Litchfield were at Goodyear Hall Monday morning when the centennial program started and were interested...
Mrs. Nelson Goodyear poses next to a statue of Charles Goodyear
Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company; Sculpture; Goodyear, Charles, 1800-1860
Mrs. Nelson Goodyear poses next to a statue of Charles Goodyear dedicated at the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company's plant in Akron, Ohio in 1939.
Stainless steel containers stacked at Firestone Steel Products Company
Containers; Firestone Steel Products Company
"Stainless steel beverage containers are stacked for shipment at the Firestone Steel Products Company in Akron, Ohio. Firestone designed and developed this type of barrel and first introduced it in 1933....
Lt. Cdr. V.E. Teig USN holds a model of the newest airship designed by the Goodyear Aircraft Corporation
Airships; Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company; Arnstein, Karl, b. 1887; Model vehicles; Goodyear Aircraft Corporation; Blimps
"Dr. Karl Arnstein, vice president in charge of engineering, Goodyear Aircraft Corporation, Lt. Cdr. V.E. Teig, USN, Bureau of Aeronautics representative and T.A. Knowles, vice president and general manager,...
John W. Thomas and Harvey S. Firestone Jr. stand and display what is used in making a tire
Firestone Tire and Rubber Company; Tire industry; Tires; Rubber; Rubber industry; Firestone, Harvey S., 1898-1973
John W. Thomas, president, (right) and Harvey S. Firestone Jr., vice president, of the Firestone Tire and Rubber Company stand inside a 36.00-40 tire and show the materials needed to make a tire in 1941....
Nonunion Firestone Tire and Rubber Company workers walking through the picket lines
Labor leaders; Labor unions; Firestone Tire and Rubber Company; Strikes; Employees; Employee rights; Labor unions; United Rubber Workers of America
United Rubber Workers Vice President Joe Calamia, with cigar, leads nonunion employees out of the Firestone Tire and Rubber Company's factory in Akron, Ohio. Some of the nonunion workers included office...
Picketing employees of Firestone Tire and Rubber Company
Firestone Tire and Rubber Company; Employee rights; Employees; Strikes; Labor unions
A group of picketing employees of the Firestone Tire and Rubber Company gather around another playing the guitar in 1937.
Firestone family and executive pose for a photo
Firestone family; Firestone Tire and Rubber Company; Group portraits
From left to right, C. D. Smith, of the Firestone Co., Mrs. Harvey S. Firestone, Sr., Mr. Harvey S. Firestone, Miss Elizabeth Firestone, and Mrs. Rose Mary Karnopp, pose for a picture in 1937.
Inflatable dummy of a Bofors
Firestone Tire and Rubber Company; Rubber; Rubber industry; World War II
"From this point it is quite certain that the Bofors above will never inflict serious damage upon the enemy--but from 1000 feet or more an enemy observer could not spot it as a dummy target. One of the...
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