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1880 Market St. Akron, Ohio. Wow this is great to see my home town back in the day

1880 Market St. Akron, Ohio. Wow this is great to see my home town back in the day

Central YMCA Akron Ohio  This magnificent historic structure was completed and dedicated in 1929, right before that year's stock market crash, which began the Great Depression. At it's nadir, Akron suffered from almost fifty-five percent unemployment!

Central YMCA Akron Ohio This magnificent historic structure was completed and dedicated in right before that year's stock market crash, which began the Great Depression. At it's nadir, Akron suffered from almost fifty-five percent unemployment!

West side of South Main between Mill and Market - 1959

West side of South Main between Mill and Market - 1959

This is the Quaker Oats building on S. Howard St., looking south towards Main and Bowery streets. Picture taken May 24, 1959 - Photo posted on Facebook by Karen Ricketts Phillips.

This is the Quaker Oats building on S. Howard St., looking south towards Main and Bowery streets. Picture taken May 24, 1959 - Photo posted on Facebook by Karen Ricketts Phillips.

Downtown Akron Ohio in the '60s.  O'Neil's Department Store is the big gray building on the left and Polsky's Department Store is on the right.  This postcard brings back a lot of memories!

Downtown Akron Ohio in the O'Neil's Department Store is the big gray building on the left and Polsky's Department Store is on the right. This postcard brings back a lot of memories!

Goodyear Heights Housing Development. You can see the smoke stacks in the background. Lumber and materials to build are laying in the street.

You can see the smoke stacks in the background. Lumber and materials to build are laying in the street.

Polsky's Department Store. Akron, Ohio. One of 2 main downtown department stores.

One of 2 main downtown department store. Used to shop here with mom - Grandma worked in Infants.

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