Fam. Family and Personal Papers
Found in 190 Collections and/or Records:
The collection includes photographs, registration cards, newspaper clippings, West Carrollton Reading Club records, postcards, and scrapbooks. It was created by Mildred Baker who lived in the Dayton area in the late 19th and early 20th century.
A Dayton native, Barrett was a toolmaker, technical writer, teacher, and political activist involved in labor organizing in the Miami Valley area. He also founded and directed the Labor Studies Department at Sinclair College. His papers include materials pertaining to his labor organizing efforts, his newspaper editorials, music he composed as well as his drawings and poetry.
The collection consists primarily of materials pertaining to Beason’s service during World War II in the Western Pacific, including several photographs, a scrapbook of newspaper clippings, and rosters of personnel who also served in the 37th Division Artillery from the group’s reunions. Copies of sketches by Edward J. Dollriehs of the Western Pacific are also included.
Collection contains photocopies of a ballad and letters relating to the American Civil War, written by Jacob Bier to his wife, Nancy.
Papers document the life of Dayton flagpole sitter, Dixie Blandy. The bulk of the materials is comprised of newspaper clippings, photographs, advertisements, and promotional materials.
The Charles and Grace Bost Papers consist of World War II-era correspondence. There are 67 letters between Charles and Grace of Springfield, Ohio. Charles entered the service in July 1942 and was stationed in Tennessee while Grace remained in Springfield, Ohio.
The collection consists of a single album, containing primarily photographs, as well as news clippings, documents, and mementoes, concerning Dayton pharmacist and physician Dr. Carl Henry Breidenbach (1867-1926) and his family. In addition to family photographs and a few medical scenes, other notable topics of the photographs include the Dayton flood of 1913, bicyclists, and the President Rutherford B. Hayes home in Fremont.