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Old Movies and Links to Historic Akron, Indiana


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Akron Home Movies (Late 1930) Earl Troutman

(Footage taken by Earl Troutman in the late 1930s.  Narrated in the 1970s by former Library Director Velma Bright.)

Akron – Yesterday and Today 

(May 2000 – Mrs. Pam McFarland’s 4th Grade Class interviews people from Akron and shares a history of the town.)

Huppert’s Hometown – Akron, Indiana

(Huppert’s Hometown Segment in 2015 featuring Akron, Indiana. Includes footage about Akron, Indiana and includes interviews with local author and historian Ann Allen, Akron Public Library Director Janet Hawley, and James Steen, President of Pike Lumber.)

Akron, Indiana 1943 – Sausaman Home Movies

Akron Views Around Town 1943 – Sausaman Home Movies

Akron 4th of July Parade – 1963 – Sausaman Home Movies

Akron 4th of July Parade – 1967 – Sausaman Home Movies

Akron Methodist Church Young Married Sunday School Oct 1942

A very special thanks to Bob Sausaman for sharing this home video with us. This video was originally filmed by his father in and around Akron in 1943.