The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) Records consist of materials collected and published by the Akron, Ohio branch of the AFSC including newsletters, newspaper articles, and reel-to-reel audio recordings of radio programs produced by the...
The Ohio Edison Company (OEC) was formed in 1950 after a merger between the Ohio Public Service and Ohio Edison. With its headquarters located in Akron, Ohio, the OEC was responsible for providing services to 569 rural communities and 22...
The James A. Pahlau Collection consists of personal papers, printed materials, photographs, and LPs concerning local Akron architecture and theater. There is also a large amount of materials on Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens and Progress through...
The Archives of the Ninth Air Force Association consists
of newsletters, photographs, correspondence, printed
materials, artifacts, maps, and videos created and collected
by the Ninth Air Force Association and its members.
The Glenn V. Bosworth collection (1894-1979)
encompasses material relating to his long career in
athletics. This collection would be of particular value to
anyone interested in the early development of Akron
baseball/basketball leagues and those...
Helen E. Arnold (1924-2001) was an employee of the City
of Akron who fought for education reform and equal rights
for women and African-Americans in the Akron/Summit
County area. She was the first black woman to serve on the
Akron Board of...
Author Rae Bailey (1879-1960) was born in
Savannah, Ohio where she spent most of her life
serving the community under a variety of different
occupations, until her move to Washington D.C. in
1935. Once there, Bailey continued to be active