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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:

James H. McGee Papers

Identifier: MS-322
Abstract The James Howell McGee Papers contain materials which document his life and his dedication to community development and civil rights. As an African American politician and the first black mayor of Dayton, his political contributions to civil rights during the 1960s and 1970s are of major importance. In addition to the political documents, this collection contains speeches and records of his involvement with civil rights and social organizations. This collection also preserved documentation...
Dates: 1929-1995

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office History Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS-545

The collection includes primarily interior and exterior photographs of both the Third Street jail and the newer Second Street jail, as well as correspondence with FBI regarding very specific cases. The collection does not include a comprehensive listing of case files, nor does it include the official records of the department.

Dates: 1954-1981

Newberry Collection on League of Women Voters (Dayton, Ohio) Collection

Identifier: MS-40

This collection was donated by Jane Newberry, an active member of the Dayton League of Women Voters. Included are various issues of the League's newsletters and an assortment of reports, papers, and surveys on such topics as education, welfare, mental health, foreign policy, prison reform, housing, taxes, and pollution. Also included are some administrative, financial, and membership records.

Dates: 1956-1972

Occupy Dayton Oral History Project

Identifier: MS-499
Abstract The Occupy Dayton Oral History Project was a graduate capstone project initiated and completed by Wright State graduate student in history, Kyle Pitzer. Mr. Pitzer interviewed six participants and leaders of the Dayton manifestation of the Occupy Wall Street movement which began in New York City in late summer 2011. These demonstrations soon spread throughout the country with Dayton holding its first protest in early October, 2011. Three years later from January to May of 2014, Kyle Pitzer...
Dates: 2014

ODOT Structure File: Stewart Street Bridge (SC-260)

Identifier: SC-260
Scope and Contents

This collection contains an extensive study of the Stewart Street Bridge in Dayton, Ohio, completed by the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) in July 2008. The text contains an extremely thorough compilation of written historical and descriptive data and a bibliography of sources. Also included are 21 negatives and photographs which document the textual history of this Dayton structure.

Dates: 2008 July

Ohio Federation of Republican Women Records

Identifier: MS-549

The Ohio Federation of Republican Women (OFRW), founded in 1929, is the smaller, state representation of the larger National Federation of Republican Women (NFRW). Today OFRW is a volunteer based organization which seeks to support and cultivate Republican women of all ages in the state of Ohio. This collection contains the organization’s meeting minutes, member lists, correspondence, reports, fundraising materials, programs, photographs, awards, newsletters, and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1931-2014; Majority of material found within Bulk 1990-2009

Marguerite Parrish Papers

Identifier: MS-280
Abstract Parrish was an active Democratic leader for over sixty years. She worked with the Democratic Party at the local, state, and national level. Through her work, she gained many acquaintances with leading political figures such as Harry Truman, John F. Kennedy, and Lyndon B. Johnson. Her papers also include correspondence and informational materials on the workings of the Democratic Party. Some of the most extensive information deals with her work in the Federated Democratic Women of Ohio...
Dates: 1920-1981

Piqua Third Ward Voter List (SC-32)

Identifier: SC-32

An undated list of voting records containing over 300 names of voters in Piqua, Ohio.

Dates: circa 1870-circa 1880

Records of Dayton Together (MS-603) Series I and Series II in CORE Scholar

 Digital Collection
Identifier: MS-603 CORE Scholar
Dates: 2012 - 2017

Ruth Herr Papers

Identifier: MS-91

Ruth Herr was an art teacher in the Dayton and Oakwood public schools. The materials in this collection reflect her interest in women's rights and include a constitution and by-laws for the National Woman's Party, a speech by Mrs. Herr, several copies of the National Woman's Party newspaper Equal Rights, and clippings and miscellaneous material pertaining to the National Woman's Party.

Dates: 1935-1949