Was a huge center of ceramic manufacturing in the 19 centuries; achieving in the year 1900, the title of largest producer of ceramic good in the world. The office of this company, Sams office, was at Halls Corners, the heart of Akrons business district, a very prestigious address in 1890s Akron. A copy of the old German marble mills, this was Americas only marble mill. Marys marbleworks to the partnership of Sellers Peltier and Berry Pink who changed the name of the company to : noun.Also the location of non-profit, The American Toy Marble Museum, since1990, now located at Lock 3 Park in Downtown Akron, former site of The American Marble & Toy Manufacturing Company.: proper name. This company evolved into The Akron Stone Marble Company with its marbleworks located in nearby Boston, Ohio.: noun. The process involved pouring a thin layer of glaze in a pan or sheet of metal and then rolling a stoneware marble through the glaze; moving the marble onto other sheets with different colored glazes. (1892-1898) Located in Boston, Ohio, seven miles north of Akron on the Ohio & Erie Canal. These marbles appear similar in appearance to limestone marbles from Germany (also see,) but these marbles were manufactured from a blue-gray shale found in throughout the Cuyahoga River Valley and are therefore easy to identify. A marble; made from Saxony stone as a rule; the bob alley was also called a Tom-troller, and was used to bob with, being larger than the other alleys, which were usually employed as snappers or shooters.In 1884, Dyke used the newspapers presses in a novel way; printing small lithographs of Grover Cleveland, Democratic Candidate for President and pasting them onto a miniature replica of a whiskey jug; the product called a Little Brown Jug; it sold as a campaign novelty and was a huge success.Dyke turned those profits into a new venture to mass-produce clay marbles. The industrial center of marble manufacturing in the United States from its beginnings in1884 to 1951; location of 32 marble factories or their corporate headquarters; the place where the first toy marble was mass-produced in the USA; this also being the first mass-produced toy - a clay marble. Hall of Akron, converted an old grist mill on the Cuyahoga River to grind stone there convenient and in abundance, into marbles.If you are under 18 or do not agree with the above disclaimer statements, please leave this site now. A type of fibrous quarts called chalcedony; used to make marbles highly desired by players, as in bulls-eye agate. A name adopted by early American marble manufacturers to describe any and all classes, types and styles of marbles, including; ceramic, as in the trademarked Dykes American Agates, registered to Samuel C.
In 1915 the company opened their own marble factory in Clarksburg, West Virginia, but companys office and owners remained in Akron.
Dyke; also, glass toy marbles as in Akro Agates registered to The Akro Agate Company. A name for a marble, a specific type of marble made from agate, a naturally occurring stone called chalcedony, a type of quartz, with bands of different colors layered through the body of the stone.
When ground into spheres the marble appears to have a bulls-eye design at one pole.
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