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    • $55 Check from Ferdinand Schumacher

    • This early check for $55 dollars is signed by Ferdinand Schumacher, Proprietor of Empire, German & Cascade Mills. Abraham Lincoln is pictured on the left.
    • On Loan to the Special Collections Division of the Akron-Summit County Public Library - No reproductions are available;
    • View on Akron & Cuyahoga Falls Rapid Transit Railway

    • Due to the many valleys and ridges over which the Akron & Cuyahoga Falls Rapid Tranist Railway crossed, it was commonly called the Mountain Line. The line was built by Thomas F. Walsh of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. John F. Seiberling had tried to build...
    • Akron-Summit County Public Library
    • St. Augustine Catholic Church

    • Postcard of St. Augustine Catholic Church located on Sixth Street in Barberton, Ohio. This congregation, which began as a mission parish, predated Barberton's 1891 founding by several years. The first resident pastor was not assigned to the church...
    • Barberton Public Library
    • Arthur O.  Austin in the Living Room/Library

    • Photograph of Arthur O. Austin standing next to the fireplace in the Living Room/Library of the Barber Mansion. Austin bought the mansion in 1926, six years after Barber's death. Austin was the chief engineer of Ohio Insulator in Barberton, Ohio...
    • Barberton Public Library;
    • Quaker Oats Building

    • View of the Quaker Oats Company factory in winter. In 1886, Ferdinand Schumacher became president of a new $2,000,000 corporation, which immediately joined the thirteen-member Consolidated Oatmeal Company (the "trust") of Illinois. This association...
    • Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens;
    • Cathedral of Tomorrow

    • Description on back: The Cathedral of Tomorrow is largest interdenominational church built in this generation. It is located on Rt. #8 just north of Akron, Ohio, and is truly an architectural land-mark. Each week a nationwide radio and television...
    • Akron-Summit County Public Library
    • Akron Motor Cargo Co. Truck

    • An unidentified man standing next to an Akron Motor Cargo truck in Akron, Ohio. In 1930, Owen Orr and his father, James Orr, opened the Akron Motor Cargo Company. In 1939, the company name changed to Motor Cargo, Inc.
    • Akron-Summit County Public Library;
    • Entrance to Akron Rural Cemetery

    • The entrance to the Akron Rural Cemetery is located on Glendale Avenue. When the cemetery was established in 1839, it was meant to serve both the dead and the living by providing a place for people where "retiring from the busy scene's of life,...
    • Akron-Summit County Public Library
    • Interior of St. Augustine Catholic Church

    • Postcard of the interior of St. Augustine Catholic Church formerly located at the corner of Seventh Street and Lake Avenue in Barberton, Ohio. This congregation, which began as a mission parish, predated Barberton's 1891 founding by several years....
    • Barberton Public Library
    • Colt Barn of the Anna Dean Farm

    • Photograph of the Colt Barn of the Anna Dean Farm in Barberton, Ohio. The Colt Barn served as a maternity ward for horses born on the farm and could hold more than 100 foals. The barn was built in 1910 and was originally constructed to house bulls,...
    • Barberton Public Library;
    • Living Room in the Selden Anderson Home

    • Pictured above is the Living Room in Selden Anderson House. Located at 2155 Ridgewood Road, it is a Georgian Revival (Colonial) style home designed by Roy G. Firestone. Selden Anderson was born in Salem, Virginia on July 8, 1880. Mr. Anderson...
    • Summit County Historical Society
    • Soldiers in Street

    • One of a series of photos taken in 1916, during World War I, when John Frederick Seiberling leaves Akron, Ohio with the Ohio National Guard for duty in El Paso, Texas. JFS is on the far right in second row.
    • Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens;
    • Cathedral of Tomorrow

    • Description on back: The Cathedral of Tomorrow, located on a 21 acre plot of ground on Ohio State Route No. 8. It is an awe-inspiring sight and a marvel of modern architectural ingenuity.
    • Akron-Summit County Public Library
    • Aurora Street #120

    • The original owner of this house was George Kilbourne (1769-1866), a tanner who arrived in Hudson in 1800. According to tax records of 1869, the house was moved 100 feet back from the corner lot. Thomas Crisp (1825-1887), a builder and...
    • Hudson Library & Historical Society;

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