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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:

Ann Cooper Collection

Identifier: MS-295

Ann Cooper is a prolific author with over 600 published magazine articles and ten books on aviation notables to her credit. The research collection is an excellent source of information on women aviators such as Jessie Woods, Patty Wagstaff, Edna Gardner Whyte, Dorothy S. Lewis, and Nancy Hopkins Tier, as well as African American aviators including the Tuskegee Airmen.

Dates: 1900-2002

Dayton Alpha Phi Alumnae Collection

Identifier: MS-529
Abstract The Alpha Phi sorority was first created at Syracuse University on October 10, 1872, to provide a "tie which unites, a circle of friends" for women young and old all around the world. The Dayton Alumnae Chapter was officially founded on January 4, 1956. The chapter exists to this day as a form of contact for the alumnae in the Dayton area. The collection contains scrapbooks documenting the Alpha Phi sorority alumnae from various universities who are either from or presently living in Dayton....
Dates: 1953-1983; Majority of material found within 1970-1983 (Bulk)

Dayton Alumnae Panhellenic Association (DAPA) Records (MS-517)

Identifier: MS-517

Dayton Alumnae Panhellenic Association (DAPA), founded in 1931, is a Dayton-based organization, affiliated with the National Panhellenic Conference. Membership is composed of representative alumnae from all 26 NPC member groups represented throughout the Dayton area. The collection includes administrative, financial, and event files.

Dates: 1951 - 2017; Majority of material found within 1990 - 2017

Dayton Daily News Ten Top Women of Dayton Collection

Identifier: MS-422
Abstract This collection contains information regarding the Dayton Daily News Ten Top Women Awards which annually featured ten Dayton-area women who had been nominated for this award for professional, community, or personal achievements. Materials in this collection include newspaper articles with brief biographies about the award recipients and programs from the awards ceremony luncheons. Also included are video recordings of the luncheons where the women were honored for their achievements and...
Dates: 1962-2008; Majority of material found within 1982-2008

Dayton Federation of Women's Clubs Records

Identifier: MS-187

Records include annual reports, programs, meeting minutes, membership records, and scrapbooks containing clippings and photographs pertaining to the club's activities. Founded in 1907, the Dayton Federation of Women's Clubs is an amalgamation of Dayton area women's organizations and is engaged locally in charitable, educational and social activities.

Dates: 1907-2007

Dayton Female Bible Society Records (MFM-25)

Identifier: MFM-25
Scope and Contents

Records consist of the minutes of an early 19th-century Dayton women's religious society.

Dates: 1819-1846

Dayton Philharmonic Volunteer Association Records

Identifier: MS-183
Abstract The Dayton Philharmonic Women's Association (DPWA), later known as the Dayton Philharmonic Volunteer Association (DPVA), was formed in 1951 with the purpose of supporting the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra in promotion, education, and fundraising. In 1996, the name changed to the Dayton Philharmonic Volunteer Association when men were admitted. This collection contains records dating back to the creation of the DPWA. Included are board and committee minutes, revisions of the DPWA constitution...
Dates: 1944 - 2015

Dayton Women Working Records

Identifier: MS-129
Abstract Organized in 1975, Dayton Women Working was a feminist organization concerned with insuring equal employment opportunities locally for women and minorities. The records consist of meeting minutes, by-laws, membership records, progress reports, newsletters, broadsides, and files documenting DWW's public programs and projects including a study of discrimination in three Dayton banks. There is also material pertaining to DWW's affiliation with other working women's organizations and the...
Dates: 1974-1983

Dayton Women's Center Records

Identifier: MS-119
Abstract The Dayton Women’s Center was founded in 1974 by a group of Dayton-Area feminists and closed in January, 1981. It was created to provide a space for local women to meet, organize around feminist issues, and share common interests and concerns. The records consist of organizational and founding papers, correspondence, meeting minutes, financial records, and membership surveys. As well as newsletters, clippings, news releases, subject files, photographs, and literature, pamphlets, brochures,...
Dates: 1969 - 1981

Dayton Women's Health Center Records

Identifier: MS-479
Abstract Established in Kettering, Ohio, in September 1973, the Dayton Women's Health Center provided a variety of women's reproductive health services, including pregnancy tests, contraceptives, and abortions. This collection consists of the DWHC's administrative records, legal records, newspaper clippings, photographs, audiovisual materials, and memorabilia. Also included are materials on the abortion debate, such as pro-choice and pro-life brochures, pamphlets, newsletters, and other literature;...
Dates: 1972-1997