Found in 117 Collections and/or Records:
Weisenborn represented Montgomery County in the Ohio State Legislature for over 20 years. Her papers consist primarily of files connected with her legislative career and include working papers, committee reports, bills, correspondence, and newspaper clippings. Weisenborn's most active areas of interest were the environment, health, and education. While detailing her work in the Ohio Legislature, the papers offer very little insight into her personal life.
The Gladys Chaney Wessels Papers are comprised of documents, photographs, scrapbooks, correspondence, and audiovisual materials, all relating to the life and work of Gladys Chaney Wessels, a prominent educator and social activist in the Dayton, Ohio area. The papers include items from her personal life as well as the numerous institutions and women's rights groups of which she has been a part.
A collection of 19th and early 20th century papers consisting mainly of the family correspondence of the Wheeler and Betts families as they moved around the Midwest. The correspondence is concerned with the health of family members, courtship, farm and crop information, and church matters. National events are mentioned occasionally.
The scrapbook contains newspaper clippings and photographs chronicling Joyce Whitmore’s life as a student pilot in the Civilian Pilot Training Program at the College of Idaho in Caldwell. Contents include newspaper articles she wrote about her experience, photographs of her classmates and instructors, and photographs of aircraft and airports she encountered throughout the western United States. Whitmore was also a distant cousin of the Wright Brothers.
The Widows Home of Dayton Collection chronicles the history of the home from its inception in 1870 through 2002. The collection includes pictures, slides, deeds, daily census records, board minutes, newspaper clippings and administration records, including budgets and fund raising activities from the beginning of the home to the present.
Records include yearbooks, meeting minutes, correspondence, financial and membership records, and scrapbooks containing clippings and photographs pertaining to the club's activities. Founded in 1889, the Woman's Literary Club was the first women's club in Dayton. The club's purpose is the study of literature, but it has also engaged in charitable activities. It has also evolved over the years to include creative writing as well as literary study.
The records contain the organization's minute books, membership lists, financial records, and officer's registers. Corps 195 served Auglaize County.
Women, Inc. is a Yellow Springs, Ohio, organization of feminist women. The scrapbooks are a loosely arranged chronological record of the group's activities over an 11-year period. Included are minutes, newsletters, membership lists and flyers.