Fifty Years and Over of Akron and Summit County [O.]

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Beacon Job Department, 1892 - Akron (Ohio) - 1167 pages
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Contents

Hart Capt Joseph Middlebury Pioneer
38
Middlebury Annexation to Akron 449
40
Detection of Crime in the Early Days
42
Cascade Store
43
Akron Wholesale Grocery Company 512
44
Village Rivalries 1S351845
46
Summit County Tornadoes r
47
Akron IncorporatedFirst Charter ElectionEarly MayorsThe
49
Dodge Mrs Susan E Teacher 112
51
AKRON Milliners 820
55
Early CrookednessConfidence Games Keg Money Etc
57
The Boom and the CollapsePoetry renins FactSpeculation
64
Kerst the Peninsula Homicide 578
72
Empire House Corner Market and Main
73
Abbey Henry S 310
75
During Burglaries in Peninsula Singular Detection
77
The Portage Canal and Manufacturing Company or Chuckery
80
Summit CountySix Years Struggle Over its ErectionRejoic
91
Spalding Rufus P Ravenna 1830 to 1840 page
92
Commins Alexander H 455
96
Educational Matters Pioneer SchoolsModel Examination
109
Hartford City Plate Glass Company 508
112
Academy of Music East Market Street 1891 438
122
HeathmanHeathman Homicide 701
123
Cooper Samuel F Superintendent of Akron schools from 1853 to 1856
126
Hollinger Miss Annie M Teacher
130
Akrons Present High School Building 1891
135
Ebrlght Dr Leonidas S 266
137
Adams Frank 318
140
E Church Corner South Broadway and Church Streets 193
148
Bcchtel John R Akron by appointment of Governor Rutherford B Hayes
150
Sixth Battery at Washington Centennial 443
152
Real Estate Agents
159
Akrons Literary AchievementsLyceum and Library Asso
168
Ingersoll Charles F 301
171
Upson William H Akron by appointment of Governor Charles Foster
172
Edgerton Hon Sidney
180
Jacobs Dr William C
182
Cascade Roarer
187
Akrons First Church Building 1833
189
Baptist Church North High Street 18531890
195
Gale Col Justus 47
200
Soldiers Surplus Bounty Fund
213
Akron Truly a Literary CenterAncieni Mlddlebury the Pioneer
215
Allen Frank P Printer 577
217
AKRON County Officials 298307
221
American Cereal Company 457
223
Free School Clarion
225
Ohio Educational Monthly
229
American Farm News
230
CHAPTER XIIAkrons Burial PlacesThe Old Sixth Ward Cemetery of 1SUS
232
Kent Hon Marvin 629
237
King Varnish Company 474
241
Supplemental Draft
243
Gothic Block East Side South Howard Street 1861 63
246
Northeast Akron View From West Hill 70
259
Akron and Portage Township Civil ServiceTown VillageCity
260
Clark Henry Akrons First Hotelkeeper
261
Ladd Judge Charles G
270
Surveyors
271
E H Merrill Company
277
Citizens Savings and Loan Association 540
278
Mahar Rev Thomas F 208
282
Gardner Omar N
289
Marvin David I 556
291
Allen Jacob
293
Ohio Exchange 47
295
Clarke William L Springfield 1848 to 1S52 page
298
Hmnphreyville Samuel Medina 1851 to 1856 page
300
Wilcox David G at 30 485
302
Hale Andrew 643
304
Weaver Henry G Springfield 1840 to 1841 page 1001
307
American Marble and Toy Company 481
308
P ublic IlluminationThe Original Tallow Dip Followed
310
American Sewer Pipe Company 479
316
Elkins Richard S
320
Akrons FiresHundreds of Houses Churches Stores Shops
330
Henrietta Eleanor Barber January 11868 instead of January 151861 as printed in part
336
Central Fire Engine House South High Street
349
Baldwin Captain Aaron P
366
Hubble Miss M E Teacher 114
368
McFarlin John 646
373
Hundred Day Men O N G 1864
396
Ohio National Guard 1S64
399
EUet King J 985
400
Hundred and NinetySeventh O V 1
404
Oimstead Kev Edward B 125
409
Williamson Judge Samuel C
425
Militia During the War
426
Ohio National Guard Guarding Coal Mines 130
438
Evans Mrs Mary I T 242
442
Babcocks Band
445
Lane Luman 1064
446
Ohio Exchange Corner Market and Main 18351855
450
Childrens Home South Arlington Street 1091
451
Friction Matches History of
455
Leggett General M D Early School Superintendent 122
461
Eightyfourth Regiment O V I 417
467
Paige Brothers Company 516
493
Perkins Col George T 157 Pitkin Rev Caleb
507
Paige Tube Company
509
Cooper Shops
510
Bakers
511
Webster Camp fc Lane Machine Company 4tl
512
Barber Alfred N
515
Paige Albert T
519
Millinery Stores in Akron
520
Pennsylvania and Ohio Canal 7179
523
Fugitive Slave Law 578
525
South Main Street Market to Mill Showing Court House 1855 72
527
Coal Dealers
528
Millheim 986
530
Barber George
532
Commercial 228
534
Cobb Charles B Pioneer Hotelkeeper 45
535
Exchange Bank
539
Wilson Thomas 99
540
Polishing and Plating Company 502
542
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad 831
543
Bartges Dr Samuel W
545
Congregational Church Old 189
550
Call Moses D 1005
551
Cartter David K early resident pf Akron as elsewhere stated ably served
552
Ancient and Modern Akron Contrasted Early Business
557
Spicer School Building Carroll Street 131
561
Tornado of May 10 1890 Overturned Houses of August Miller and Allen Coup
564
Akrons First Last and Only HomicideThe Sixth Ward Wife
569
The Irrepressible Conflict The Infamous Fugitive Slave
577
Barbers 511
583
Our Own John Brown Old Ossawatomie Freedoms Hero
584
Barber Match Company
611
Case James H 302
637
Wright Thomas Springfield 1880 to 1891 page 1002
647
PORTAGE TOWNSHIPEarly Settlement 32
654
Bounties Quotas Drafts etc 409
690
Hudson Township and VillageThe Pioneer Township
695
Chalker Xewton 556
696
Chapman Dr Mason 184
703
Sad Insane Homicide Cotters Battery O L
708
Associate Judges
718
Buchtel John R 1872 voting for Ulysses S Grant for President and Henry
719
County Seat Contest184018 J County Seat Election
725
Neracher Sprinkler Company 509
728
Lewis Hon Asahel H 220
729
Long Denis J 221
740
Court House and Grounds Fronting on High Street 105
746
Newberry Henry Jr
762
Paul George Cuyahoga Falls member of Board of Public Works from 1878
766
Dodge January II 1852 aged 83 years 5 months and 13 days
773
FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP History of
784
The writer is without definite data in regard to the earlier collectors of tolls
793
Garfield Ohsequies 3
796
Newberry Miss Josephine Teacher 128
808
Wilson Sullivan S Northampton 1858 to 1853 page 853
810
HUDSON Pioneer Township in Summit County 811850
811
Werner Printing Lithographing Company 53fi
824
Brown Jim and Dan 876
834
Caldwell Hugh R Franklin 1840 to 1847 page 703
840
Wetmore Judge William Ii5
847
Carter Israel E Akron 1853 to 1857 page 303
848
Ninth Battery O L A 390
854
Bostons Last Great SensationThe WushburnPeoples Homi
864
The Counterfeiters of the Cuyahoga Dan and Jim Brown
876
NOKTHFIELD TOWNSHIP History of 898917
898
Xorthflelds Second Great Sensation The Murder of Catha
906
Marbles Band 445
908
rvi
921
Axtell Samuel B Richfield by appointment of President Arthur Chief
940
RICHFIELD TOWNSHIP History of 941978
941
Oviatt Emmon S Akron 1891 to date page
948
Hunter John H the Richfield Double Homicide 974
956
The ParksBeatson Homicide One of the Most Cold
966
The HunterGargett Tragedy LoveMakiug by Proxy
978
SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP History of 9791002
979
Robeson W E the FarmerDetective
991
Squirrel Hunters
1003
Tallmadge HundredDay Men
1012
Whitman iSc Barnes Manufacturing Company 471
1030
Sanitary Aid Societies
1036
Underwood Dr Warren J 516 Upson Judge William
1049
CHAPTER LLTwinsburg the Latest Settled Township in Summit County
1060
StripeCooper Homicide
1066
Beach Thomas Parnell Teacher 115
1070
Underground Railroad 579
1080
First Ohio Light Artillery 384
1084
Insurance Agencies
1091
Labor Fifty Years AgoHistory Repeating ItselfEarly Dis
1099
McMillan Reuben Early Manufacturer 45
1102
California Goldseekers of 184950
1110
California Perils of the Journey to
1128
California Akrons Bonanza King
1138
Akron and Summit County in California The Great Exodus
1140
Some Clever Local Detective OperationsHow the Civil Offi
1148
Sherbondy Hill Church of Christ 213
1155
MiscellaneousPortrait and Biography of Rev William
1162
Paul Hon George 766
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