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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....
Police breaking up picketers during a strike at Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co.
Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company; Employee rights; Employees; Strikes; Police; Strikebreakers; Labor unions; Akron Police Department
"Two spectators caught in the melee between police and strike sympathizers at Plant One of the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. were slugged to the ground in front of a bank building near the factory." -- photo...
Soldiers learning how to repair tires at Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company
Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company; Soldiers; Tires; Tire industry
A view of soldiers in 1918 learning how to repair tires at the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company in Akron, Ohio.
Employee assembles a gas mask at Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company
Women; Women workers; Gas masks; World War II; Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company
A female employee of Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company assembles a gas mask for the war effort during World War II. Goodyear employed hundreds of female workers for their assembly lines in 1941.
Strikers welcome Capt. H. K. Clark
Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company; Strikes; Rubber industry; Navies; Crowds; United States. Navy; Labor unions
"Striking workers cheer as Capt. H. K. Clark enters Goodyear plant to take over for Navy." -- photo caption.
Press used to make boat hulls at Goodyear Aircraft Corp.
Goodyear Aircraft Corporation; Boats; Machinery; Factories
A 700 ton press makes a hull of a boat out of plastic. This is one of four presses at the Goodyear Aircraft Corp's new plastic division in 1955.
Aerial view of the Akron Airport and Rubber Bowl
Aerial photographs; Aerial views; Rubber Bowl; Airports; Akron Fulton International Airport; Springfield Lake
An aerial view of the Akron Airport, Rubber Bowl, and Springfield Lake in 1939.
Exterior of the Firestone Homestead
Firestone Tire and Rubber Company; Houses; Firestone Homestead; Firestone family
The exterior and sign of the Firestone Homestead on Harvey Drive in Akron, Ohio in 1962.
Molly Stark Hospital
Molly Stark Hospital; Hospitals; Mental health; Mental institutions
The Molly Stark Hospital started as a hospital for tuberculosis (TB) but later turned into a mental ward.
Banquet Room of the Mayflower Hotel
Mayflower Hotel; Banquet halls; Ballrooms; Interior decoration; Interiors; Hotels
An interior view of the Mayflower Hotel's banquet room found in Downtown Akron in 1937.
Sign to the entrance of Quaker Square
Quaker Square; Signs; Buildings; Storefronts
The sign that greets visitors to the shopping section of Quaker Square in downtown Akron, Ohio in 1977.
Damaged sewer from the Glendale Cemetery explosion
Sewerage; Explosions; Cemeteries; Glendale Cemetery (Akron, Ohio)
A sewer drain is damaged from an underground explosion at the Glendale Cemetery in Akron, Ohio in 1977.
Cascade Plaza construction sign
Cascade Plaza; Construction; Signs (Notices); Building construction
"This is Cascade" -- sign text. A sign outside of Cascade Plaza describes what the new plaza will include and how long the construction will take on Main Street in Downtown Akron in 1967.
Garth Andrew's shop inside of Quaker Square
Quaker Square; Stores; Stores & shops; Clock & watch industry
An interior photo of a shop named Garth Andrew's inside of Quaker Square in Akron, Ohio in 1977.
Stan Hywet Hall reflecting pool
Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens; Halls; Dwellings; Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company; Seiberling, Frank
"Tudor Revival-style Stan Hywet Hall reflects the reign of Akron's rubber barons. One of Akron's 14 National Register listings, the mansion was built by the founder of the Goodyear Tire & Rubber company...
Construction of Cascade Plaza in 1972
Cascade Plaza; Construction; Progress photographs; Aerial photographs; Aerial views
An aerial view of the nearly complete Cascade Plaza on Main Street in downtown Akron, Ohio in 1972.
Outside steps of E. J. Thomas Hall
E. J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall; Concert halls; Buildings
The facade of E. J. Thomas Hall in Akron, Ohio in 1981.
Damage from the Glendale Cemetery explosion
Glendale Cemetery (Akron, Ohio); Explosions; Vandalism; Cemeteries
In 1977 volatile liquids were poured in the sewers at Glendale Cemetery causing an explosion and tearing up the road in Akron, Ohio.
Aerial view of the High Level Bridge in Akron, Ohio
Aerial photographs; Aerial views; Bridges
An aerial view of the High Level Bridge in 1950, the bridge connected downtown Akron, Ohio with Cuyahoga Falls.
Legendary Leather at Akron's Quaker Square
Shopping; Shopping centers; Stores & shops; Window displays; Quaker Square
Two shoppers walk outside of the window display at Quaker Square in Akron, Ohio in 1977.
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