25 Vintage Photos of Akron

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Main Street in Akron, Ohio in 1947.
Main Street in Akron, Ohio in 1947.
Traffic on Main Street in downtown Akron in 1941.
Traffic on Main Street in downtown Akron in 1941.
Firestone Tire and Rubber factory in 1935.
Firestone Tire and Rubber factory in 1935.
Finish line at the All-American Soap Box Derby in 1971.
Finish line at the All-American Soap Box Derby in 1971.
Early soap box derby in Akron, Ohio in 1938.
Early soap box derby in Akron, Ohio in 1938.
Construction of Cascade Plaza in 1972.
Construction of Cascade Plaza in 1972.
Polsky's Department Store on Main Street in 1980.
Polsky's Department Store on Main Street in 1980.
Burkhardt's Beer Company trailers in Akron in 1946.
Burkhardt's Beer Company trailers in Akron in 1946.
Main Street in downtown Akron in 1922.
Main Street in downtown Akron in 1922.
Akron City Hall in 1965.
Akron City Hall in 1965.