The Akron Beacon Journal is the largest news gathering operation in Summit County. The award-winning newspaper celebrated its 175th anniversary in 2014. Established in 1839, the Akron Beacon Journal is the oldest continuously operating business in Summit County.
A collection of photographs of Akron and Summit County, Ohio, from the archives of the Akron Beacon Journal. This collection, contributed through a partnership between the Akron Beacon Journal and the Akron-Summit County Public Library, is still in progress and will include thousands of unique historic photographs once completed.