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Poli. Politics

 Topic Guide
Identifier: Poli
This classification groups together collections on the topic of Politics.

Found in 66 Collections and/or Records:

Committee to Preserve Waldruhe Park Records (MFM-21)

Identifier: MFM-21
Scope and Contents

Consists of reports, correspondence, newsletters, bulletins, legal briefs, and files of a citizen's group formed to prevent the City of Dayton from cutting trees in a city park.

Dates: 1978-1980

James M. Cox Papers (MS-2)

Identifier: MS-2
Abstract Consists of correspondence, reports, speeches, photographs, clippings, and other printed materials relating to Cox's long career as a journalist and politician. Cox was a U.S. Congressman representing Ohio's 3rd District from 1909-1913, and the governor of Ohio from 1913-1915 and from 1917-1921. In 1920 he was the Democratic nominee for President with Franklin D. Roosevelt as his running mate. Cox was also the owner and publisher of several newspapers including the Dayton Daily News and the...
Dates: 1908-1960

D. Watson Craig Papers (SC-5)

Identifier: SC-5
Scope and Contents

Consists of letters written by Craig to various members of his family. Craig traveled to Oregon and Panama, as well as spending time in Springfield, Ohio and Washington D.C. His letters cover his experiences, local and national politics, and family matters.

Dates: 1852 - 1887

Don L. Crawford Papers

Identifier: MS-332

This collection documents Dayton politics and race relations as reflected in the life and career of Don Crawford. The collection includes newspaper clippings, magazine articles, scrapbooks, correspondence, speech notes and publicity, photographs, certificates, and campaign literature. Most items are by or about Don L. Crawford, Jr., one of Dayton's best-known African American leaders of the 1960s-1980s.

Dates: 1918-2003; Majority of material found within 1960-1979

Charles J. Curran Papers

Identifier: MS-346
Abstract The collection includes correspondence, speeches, campaign information, photographs, certificates, advertisements, news clippings, and research documents. Most items are by or about Charles J. Curran and his time as Montgomery County Commissioner from 1983-2006. A few items in the collection relate to other local politicians or Curran family members. The collection documents Dayton and Montgomery County politics, including Charles Curran's switch from the Democratic Party to the Republican...
Dates: 1941-2006; Majority of material found within 1990-2006

Darke County Records Collection (MS-67)

Identifier: MS-67
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a miscellaneous collection of receipts, correspondence, executions and summons, photographs, articles of agreement, etc., mainly from Darke County, Ohio. The first two folders contain primarily Darke County local government records such as contracts, executions, and summons. Many of these records were signed by William Hess or Jesse R. Hyer, both of whom were Justices of the Peace for Franklin Township in the late 1800s. The last two...
Dates: 1857-1938

Dayton Barbecue Song (SC-43)

Identifier: SC-43
Scope and Contents

A political jingle that references the Whig Party and Kentucky influence on Dayton politics, circa 1850s.

Dates: circa 1850-1860

Dayton Daily News Archive (MS-458)

Identifier: MS-458
Abstract This collection consists of over 2000 cubic feet of photographs, negatives, and news clippings spanning obituary, personality, and subject files generated by the Dayton Daily News and the former Journal Herald in the twentieth century. The newspaper was founded by James M. Cox, a three-term Ohio governor and presidential candidate. The archive documents the local and regional history of Dayton and the Miami Valley in Ohio and it role on a national scale, particularly during the period 1930...
Dates: 1890 - 2004; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1980

Dayton Police Department Historical Records

Identifier: MS-181
Abstract This collection was created through the efforts of several Dayton Police Department officers and the Dayton Police History Foundation, Inc. Included in the collection are the arrest files of many different criminals, most notably notorious criminals of the early twentieth century like John Dillinger and "Bugs" Moran. The bulk of the information includes Bertillon card photographs from the turn of the century, various personnel photos, many negatives, newsclippings saved by the D.P.D. and two...
Dates: 1876-2010; Majority of material found within 1910-1970

Dayton Police Souvenir Book (SC-288)

Identifier: SC-288
Scope and Contents

Souvenir book depicting the 1902 Dayton Police Department.

Dates: 1902