Summit County, Ohio
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History Topics

Rubber's Home Town: THE REAL-LIFE STORY OF AKRON by Hugh Allen, 1949

Chapter 1. 
The Wrong Place to Build a City
Chapter 2. 
A New-Born City Looks Around
Chapter 3. 
The Beginning of Akron
Chapter 4.  Canals and Water Power
Chapter 5.  The Canal Boat Era
Chapter 6.  The Railroads Come In
Chapter 7.  Industry After the Civil War
Chapter 8.  A Quiet Victorian Community
Chapter 9
The Age of Rubber
Chapter 10
. How Rubber Came to Akron


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