00 Virtual Museum
- Dr. & Mrs. A. Dale Topping L-T-A Museum Virtual Museum of the Lighter-Tan-Air Society’s Collection
01 Other Museums and Exhibits
- MAPS Air Museum – North Canton, Ohio MAPS Air Museum – Including the Control Car from the Goodyear blimp Spirit of Akron
- Summit Memory View The Lighter Than Air Society’s collection on Summit Memory
- Naval Airship Assn. Home of the Naval Airship Association
- Northeast Ohio Balloon Pilots Association
Tag Archives: University of Akron
University of Akron receives large airship materials collection
Source: Crain’s Cleveland Business – crainscleveland.com By Rachel Abbey McCafferty Akron will soon be home to a large collection documenting an industry the city has played a critical part in developing: airships, like the famous Goodyear blimps.
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MOVIE TIME! – Friday October 23, 2015
Featuring the USS Akron, the Akron Airdock and Navy Day On Friday, October 23 from 1:00 to 5:00 PM (the day before our Annual Banquet), Vic Fleischer, director of the University of Akron Archival Services, cordially invites you to view … Continue reading
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Blimp films to be preserved
Source: Akron Beacon Journal – HeldenFiles By Rich Heldenfels While the public focus has been on the newest Goodyear blimp, Wingfoot One, preparations were being made to restore airship history from more than 80 years ago.
The USS Akron, a rigid airship that crashed in 1933, will be preserved on film
Source: The Plain Dealer – cleveland.com By Karen Farkas, The Plain Dealer Films documenting the history of the USS Akron, a helium-filled U.S. Navy rigid airship that crashed in 1933, killing 76, will be preserved by the University of Akron.
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Meet the man who made the Goodyear blimp a sports icon
Source: The University of Akron On Thursday, February 13, at 3:30 PM, Mickey Wittman will make a presentation at The University of Akron. On December 18, 2013, Wittman was inducted into the Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame for his groundbreaking … Continue reading
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