More than 50 images of currency created during the Main Street Banking era; when local banks issued money emblazoned with the names of their institutions. This private collection was loaned to the Special Collections Division of the Akron-Summit County Public Library.
Nearly 130 images documenting the public and mass transportation history of Summit County. This collection was contributed by the Akron Metro RTA.
Images and audio excerpts recalling 1968, a pivotal year for Akron, Ohio, and communities throughout the nation. The excerpts were taken from oral history interviews collected as part of a collaborative project of the Akron-Summit County Public Library and Dr. Gregory Wilson and students enrolled in his Fall 2008 course on public history …
Images from the school's beginnings and City Hospital's origins in the late 19th century. This collection was contributed by the Alumni Association of Akron City Hospital School of Nursing.
More than 30 images of the 3,500-acre scientific farm in Barberton, Ohio, established by wealthy industrialist and founder of Barberton, Ohio C. Barber. The farm was named for Barber's daughter, Anna, and her husband, Dr. Arthur Dean Bevan. This collection was contributed by the Barberton Public Library.
Welcome to Summit Memory, an online scrapbook capturing the history of Summit County, Ohio. Summit Memory is a countywide collaborative project administered by the Akron-Summit County Public Library.