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This view of Akron from West Hill shows a metropolis compared to the village Akron was only 20 years earlier. Akron's growth during the 1870s was impressive. The rubber factories opened, the oatmill business continued to grow and the clay factories prospered.

Title: View of Akron from West Hill

Author/Creator: unknown

Date: 1879

Related Information:
Special Collections Photograph Collection

Size: 5 x 7 inches

Akron – History
Neighborhoods – West Akron
Downtown Akron

Source: View of Akron from West Hill, looking east 1879.jpg from SC Library Header CD

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