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Petersen, Jorgen

Range: 1864 - 1880 Size: 0.5 cubic feet Record Group: 99/156

The diary of Petersen, who was a Peninsula, Ohio, canal boat captain.

Lockheed Martin Tactical Defense Systems

Range: 1908 - 1959 Size: 28 cubic feet Record Group: 99/128

Lockheed Martin Tactical Defense Systems in Akron, Ohio, became the successor of the aircraft division of the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company. Materials in the collection mainly cover the development and manufacturing of airships (dirigibles). The bulk of the collection consists of photographs, photograph albums, and glass plate slides. Of special note are the factory construction logbooks and photographs depicting the assembly of the U.S.S. Akron and the U.S.S. Macon.

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Erie Lackawanna Railroad

Range: 1960 - 1991 Size: 300 cubic feet Record Group: 99/125

Annual reports to the Interstate Commerce Commission, annual reports to stockholders, minutes, Interstate Commerce Commission valuation maps, real estate sales files, land agreements, leases, mortgages, conveyance documents, and other legal and financial materials. Includes materials from the 1938 Erie reorganization and the 1960 Erie-Lackawanna merger and records from the former Delaware, Lackawanna and Western and Erie Railroads.

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Cascade Locks Park Association

Range: 1990 - 1992 Size: 2 cubic feet Record Group:

Contains Mustill Store National Register Nomination, photographic negatives, and oral history interviews.

Canal Society of Ohio

Range: 1830 - 2012 Size: 23.25 cubic feet Record Group: 99/101

The Canal Society of Ohio has preserved Ohio’s canal history and heritage with guided tours and presentations to its members since 1961.  The Canal Society of Ohio Collection consists primarily of materials relating to the planning, construction, use, operation, and rebuilding of canals in Ohio.

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Baus, Louis Canal Photograph Collection

Range: 1896 - 1933 Size: 0.5 cubic feet Record Group:

Louis Baus, photographer, shot numerous scenes along the Ohio & Erie, Miami & Erie, and the connecting feeder canals. This collection of over 400 photo negatives portrays a sense of canal life during the late 1800s to early 1900s. Found in this collection are images of canal boats, crew and passengers, as well as various locks, businesses and homes along the canal ways.

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Akron, Canton & Youngstown Railroad Company

Range: 1895 - 1943 Size: 8 cubic feet Record Group:

Articles of incorporation, minute books, stock records, and other records of AC&Y and more than a dozen associated companies, including the East Akron Land Company and the Northern Ohio Railway Company.

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