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29-77 U.S.S. Akron in the Airdock, circa 1930 (Om3083)

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Marker Details

Title, side A
Airdock
Title, side B
Same
Address
Akron, 44306
Location
Akron International Airport, Triplett Boulevard
Latitude
41.042800
Longitude
-81.461900
Subjects
Aeronautics, Akron

Picture Details

Title
U.S.S. Akron in the Airdock, circa 1930 (Om3083)
Caption
This photograph documents a ceremony celebrating the completion of the frame of the U.S.S. Akron, the first rigid, lighter than air ship (dirigible) built in Ohio. An American flag was being raised as the image was captured. (State Archives Series 741, Box 4 )