Vulnerable Akron: the first great sit-down

Conatz, Juan
Date Written:  2013-12-23
Year Published:  2013
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX15970

Akron, rubber manufacturing capital of the world. A drab Mid-Western industrial city of 255,000. A city with a hum, a throb, anodor all its own. It made the front pages in February, 1936. A strike had closed the largest tire factory on the globe, which had 14,000 employees.

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