This issue of the Newsletter is devoted to Akro Agate Marbles 

The Akro Agate company started in 1910 in Akron, Ohio. Their first packaged for sale marbles were made by M.F. Christensen. They moved and began production in Clarks-burg, West Virginia in 1914. They first made slag marbles. Akro was purchasing marbles from M.F Christensen in those early years.