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Inventive, industrious, inspired : a history of Akron

Author: David A LieberthMichael PrittJeff PolenChris JensenMichael CarrollAll authors
Publisher: Akron, OH : Summit County Historical Society, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Akron, reaching it's 175th year as a city in 2000, has a rich history. From it's founding in 1825, the city grew as a transportation and industrial center with the building of the Ohio and Erie Canal. Through the years, various industries also grew, ranging from cereals (Quaker Oats) to sewer pipes (made from vitrified clay), mass-produced toys (marbles, molded toys, coloring books), rubber products (tires, toys,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David A Lieberth; Michael Pritt; Jeff Polen; Chris Jensen; Michael Carroll; David Giffels; George W Knepper; Frances McGovern; Jack Gieck; Daniel Nelson; Lynn Metzger; Roberta M Chapman; Kathleen L Endres; Frank Kelley; Joseph D Jesensky; Michael Cohill; David Gearhart; John Miller; Stephen Paschen; Summit County Historical Society (Ohio); Leviathan Productions (Firm); Audio Concepts (Firm)
OCLC Number: 46688093
Notes: "December 6, 2000"--Cassette label.
"Produced by Leviathan Productions, Inc."--Cassette label.
"Produced for the Summit County Historical Society in celebration of the centeseptequinary of Arkon"--Container.
"This video was underwritten by the Akron Community Foundation, with support from the City of Akron Centeseptequinary Fund"--Container.
Credits: Director of photography, Michael Pritt ; editor, Jeff Polen ; music, Chris Jensen, Audio Concepts ; history consultant, George W. Knepper ; archivists, John Miller, Stephen Paschen.
Performer(s): Narrator, Michael Carroll ; featuring George W. Knepper, Frances McGovern, Jack Gieck, Daniel Nelson, Lynn Metzger, Roberta M. Chapman, Kathleen Endres, Frank Kelley, Joseph Jesensky, Michael Cohill, Michael Gearhart, and David Giffels.
Description: 1 videocassette (53 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Contents: Founding --
Original people --
The canal --
Akron's conversation on race --
The Industrial Revolution --
The Rubber City --
World War II --
The Renaissance.
Responsibility: written and produced by Dave Lieberth ; produced by Leviathan Productions, Inc. for the Summit County Historical Society.

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Akron, reaching it's 175th year as a city in 2000, has a rich history. From it's founding in 1825, the city grew as a transportation and industrial center with the building of the Ohio and Erie Canal. Through the years, various industries also grew, ranging from cereals (Quaker Oats) to sewer pipes (made from vitrified clay), mass-produced toys (marbles, molded toys, coloring books), rubber products (tires, toys, etc.), and polymers (plastics).

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