Joseph Vitone Family Records
Collection consists of photographic images of the Vitone family in Akron, Ohio and other locations, as part of an ongoing photographic document called "Family Records." This is an ongoing portrait project which for the past 20 years has used large-format negatives to document families living around the Rust Belt City of Akron, Ohio, former home to the country's major rubber and tire producers. These portraits offer personal yet unsentimental views of the subjects finding purpose and evolving family structures in these largely blue-collar communities that at times wrestle with job insecurity and problems accompanying alcohol and opioid use.
Firestone Tire and Rubber Company study collection
This study collection contains five 8 x 10 inch black and white publicity photographs, dated May 31, 1943, of Liberian officials, U.S. State Department representatives, and Firestone Tire & Rubber Co. personnel, taken as they toured the company's war production plants in Ohio. Each photograph has complete typewritten documentation tipped to the back. Includes images of President Edwin Barclay and President-elect William V.S. Tubman of Liberia, Brig. Gen. Benjamin O. Davis and Harvey S. Firestone, Jr.
Michael E. Moss interview with Leroy W. Flint
An interview conducted by Michael E. Moss with Leroy W. Flint at Flint's office at Kent State University. The interview concern's Flint's involvement with the Federal Art Project in Cleveland, Ohio.
Carolyn Kinder Carr papers
The papers of art critic and art museum curator Carolyn Kinder Carr measure 0.4 linear feet and date from 1967 to 1980. The scattered papers relate to Carr's career as an art critic for the Akron Beacon Journal in the late 1960s to the 1970s. Found are four dismantled scrapbooks containing clippings of Carr's column, letters in response to her critiques, and travel expense records.
Rubye Berau Collection
The Rubye Berau Collection measures 0.18 cubic feet and dates from 1931-1977. The collection materials document Berau's aviation career.
Ray W. Brown Collection
Ray W. Brown (1896-1946) was the Manager of the Aviation Department for General Tire and Rubber Company in Akron Ohio, and received a NAA award for being the first pilot to guide an airplane entirely by radio directional compass. Besides his military flying, Brown learned to fly at Gerstner Field, Louisiana …
Norman Mayer Lighter-than-Air (LTA) Collection
This collection consists of approximately seventeen cubic feet of LTA material created or gathered by Norman Mayer during his career, 1941-2000s. The material spans from early Goodyear, Navy and Zeppelin design material, to later LTA designs from the 1970s-2000s, including those from Airship Industries Ltd, American Skyship Industries and CargoLifter AG. The …
Theodore von Karman Collection Microfiche
This collection covers von Karman's life, but the core of the collection is records relating to: his career in Germany after World War I; materials pertaining to his assocation with such organizations as the Daniel Guggenheim Fund for the Promotion of Aeronautics, the National Advisory Committee on Aviation, the United …
Oral history interview with Leroy W. Flint
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington), 1920-
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
31 Pages (Transcript)
An interview of Leroy W. Flint conducted 1965 June 4, by Harlan Phillips, for the Archives of American Art.
Les Paul Videohistory Project Collection
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Video recordings, transcripts, and footage logs for the Lemelson Center affiliated Les Paul Project. Interviews were conducted with Les Paul in Mahwah, New Jersey; at the Songwriters Hall of Fame Awards ceremony, the National Inventors Hall of Fame and backstage at the Iridium Building in New York City.