Garages & Service Stations

Fisher Automotive Repair

Harry Fisher was the proprietor of Fisher Automotive Repair at 675 Raymond Street in Akron. Fisher’s services included standard repairs and towing. In 1941, advertisements and legal notices for Standard Automotive Repair placed the automotive service business at 675 Raymond Street. Harry Fisher continued to be listed as the manager of the automotive business, which suggests that the name of Fisher Automotive Repair may have been changed to Standard Automotive Repair. By 1955, the building at 675 Raymond St. had been repurposed into a general contracting firm.


  • β€œ25 β€” Help Female” advertisement. Akron Beacon Journal. May 19, 1955.
  • Advertisement. Akron Beacon Journal. October 19, 1941.
  • Advertisement. Akron Beacon Journal. October 28, 1959.
  • Automotive sale advertisement. Akron Beacon Journal. January 17, 1941.
  • Kingsberry, A., ed. Akron Negro Directory. Akron, OH: Kingsberry, 1940.
  • Legal notice. Akron Beacon Journal. January 28, 1942.
  • Taylor, Candacy. Overground Railroad: The Green Book and the Roots of Black Travel in America. New York: Abrams, 2020.
675 Raymond St, Akron, OH