Local History Databases

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The library‚Äôs local history collections include a variety of materials about the history and development of Akron and Summit County. Our Local History Databases include references to thousands of items in collections held by three divisions at the Main Library, as well as the Frank E. Lawrence Collection of historic materials about Tallmadge maintained at the Tallmadge Branch Library. Please call the Tallmadge Branch Library at 330-633-4345 to make an appointment to use the Lawrence Collection. 
For more information about any other item, please contact the appropriate Main Library division.

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Special Collections Results:  330-643-9030
Business & Government Division Results:  330-643-9020
Culture & AV Division Results:  330-643-9035
All American Soap Box Derby Results (Contact Special Collections: 330-643-9030)

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