A postcard showing the Portage Hotel at Main Street and Market Street in Akron, Ohio. The Portage Hotel replaced the Empire House Hotel in 1912. The Portage Hotel was Akron's leading hotel until the Art Deco style Mayflower Hotel was built in 1931.
Scene Of Explosion In Operation 17 Yrs. /
By JOSEPH KUEBLER /
Today's explosion at the Firestone Research Center came just three weeks after the 17th anniversary of the completion of the $2,000,000 structure.
The company's main research...
FIRESTONE AND NBC PART AFTER 25 YRS.
To Resurrect Caesar?
By ART CULLISON
Beacon Journal Radio-TV Writer
For the last 25 years, the "Voice of Firestone" radio and television program has been coming to listeners all over the nation...