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Wom. Women

 Topic Guide
Identifier: Wom
This classification groups together collections on the topic of Women.

Found in 117 Collections and/or Records:

Clara Weisenborn Papers

Identifier: MS-143

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.

Dates: 1960-1980

Gladys Chaney Wessels Papers

Identifier: MS-429

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.

Dates: 1927-2009; Majority of material found within 1940-1979

Sarah Betts Wheeler Family Papers

Identifier: MS-174

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.

Dates: 1839-1921

Dorothy K. White Papers

Identifier: MS-31
Abstract Stage and silent screen actress during the 1920s, White was born in New Lebanon, Ohio April 27, 1882. During her middle and later years, she was involved in charitable and civic causes in Dayton, Ohio. The Dorothy K. White Papers are a collection of personal papers, photographs, and newspaper articles on music, screen and stage, and society. These papers reflect Dorothy's active involvement in civic and community life and convey evidence of largely twentieth century social history, with...
Dates: 1882-1976

Joyce Whitmore Aviation Scrapbook (MS-456)

Identifier: MS-456
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1939-1941

Widows Home of Dayton Records

Identifier: MS-313

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.

Dates: 1870-2002

Joyce Wolfe Papers (MS-591)

Identifier: MS-591
Abstract Joyce Wolfe was one of the first students of Josephine Schwarz. She maintained correspondence with her teacher afterwards and eventually began collecting papers related to her. Josephine Schwarz was considered a pioneer of dance in Dayton, starting with the Schwarz School of Dance, which she founded in Dayton with her sister Hermene. The collection mostly contains newspaper clippings, letters, and cards. It also includes a number of photos and photocopies of drawings as well as a scrapbook...
Dates: 1945 - 2004

Woman's Literary Club Records

Identifier: MS-408

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.

Dates: 1889 - 2023

Woman’s Relief Corps No. 195 Records (MS-11)

Identifier: MS-11

The records contain the organization's minute books, membership lists, financial records, and officer's registers. Corps 195 served Auglaize County.

Dates: 1902-1941; Majority of material found within 1902-1930

Women, Inc. Scrapbooks

Identifier: MS-176

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.

Dates: 1975-1986