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Subseries IV-D: Aperture Cards and Slides, 1967, 1978 - 1999, bulk: 1986 - 1989


Scope and Contents

The subseries Aperture Cards and Slides contains positive film-based images of both people and subjects, as individual frames encased in aperture cards (with associated description on the card) or, to a lesser extent, 35mm slides (with limited description). Most files contain less than 5 images; a few contain several.

Topics vary but some that appear frequently include sports, such as golf, basketball, football, and auto racing (Indy and sprint); food; Dayton Newspapers Inc. (DNI) and Cox Media employees; and food.


  • Creation: 1967
  • Creation: 1978 - 1999
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1986 - 1989


Restrictions on Access

The Dayton Daily News Archive is stored off-site. Please contact the Archives staff at 937-775-2092 or with your research topic at least three business days in advance of visiting to allow time to retrieve files.


1.9 linear feet (5 shoeboxes)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


This subseries is arranged alphabetically by topic (or last name).


This subseries originally included slides and large format transparencies of copyrighted, promotional images for non-local TV shows and movies. These items were weeded out (reappraised) in 2022.

Related Materials

Additional shots or views, or other formats (negatives or prints), related to the ones in these files may potentially be available elsewhere in the collection.

Processing Information

Items remain in their original 5" x 8" envelopes.

This subseries was processed by Donna Bobb and Lisa Rickey, 2023.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Wright State University Libraries
Special Collections and Archives
3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy
Dayton OH 45435-0001 USA