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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:

Junior League of Dayton Records (MS-516)

Identifier: MS-516
Abstract The Junior League of Dayton Records document a nonprofit organization of women committed to educating the community, developing the potential of women, and improving the quality of life in the Miami Valley. Dayton’s Junior League was the second of its kind in Ohio, in affiliation with the Junior League of America, and was established in 1920. Since its commencement, the League has provided support through member led volunteer work, educational opportunities, fundraisers, and monetary...
Dates: 1919-2015

Katharine Wright Haskell Papers (MFM-117)

Identifier: MFM-117
Scope and Contents Papers consist of mainly correspondence from Katharine Wright (1874-1929) to her future husband, Henry J. Haskell. Letters cover a variety of personal matters including the opposition to her impending marriage by her brother, Orville Wright. Other subjects discussed include Oberlin College, the Kansas City Star, the Wright patent challenge, and Katharine's ideas about women's rights. Contents include: Biographical articles and newspaper clippings; Correspondence, Katharine Wright...
Dates: 1922-1928

Katharine Wright Haskell Papers (MS-700) in CORE Scholar

 Digital Collection
Identifier: MS-700 CORE Scholar
Dates: 1922 - 1926

Louise Kennedy Collection

Identifier: MS-281

Louise Achey Kennedy was a prominent member in Dayton society during the late 19th and early 20th century. She was a charter member of the Jonathan Dayton Chapter of the DAR, and a genealogical researcher. The collection consists of personal correspondence, travel souvenirs, religious pamphlets, photographs, and miscellaneous ephemera from the late 1880s to the early 1900s.

Dates: 1870-1947

Ann Kirk Diary (SC-67)

Identifier: SC-67
Scope and Contents

Diary provides details on the foundation of the Dayton Chamber Orchestra, later the Dayton Philharmonic.

Dates: 1933-1934

League of Women Voters, Dayton Area Chapter Records

Identifier: MS-123
Abstract The League of Women Voters was founded in 1920, the year American women were granted the right to vote by the passage of the 19th Amendment. The League has since grown into a nationwide organization that works to promote political responsibility on the part of all citizens. It is non-partisan and does not support or oppose political parties or candidates, but it does take stands on public issues, after conducting extensive studies and reaching a consensus of the membership. The Dayton Area...
Dates: 1920-2000

League of Women Voters, Dayton Area Chapter Records (MFM-29)

 Collection — Reel MFM-29 (DB Roll 2437)
Identifier: MFM-29
Scope and Contents

Consists of the League of Women Voter's publication, The Voter's Guide, which profiles candidates and issues before each general election. The issues on the microfilm span 1941-1981. See also MS-123.

Dates: circa 1980

League of Women Voters of Yellow Springs Records

Identifier: MS-249

Materials include published and unpublished histories of national and local league programs, various organizational and administrative materials, newsletters, bulletins, and files covering various issues studied by the League.

Dates: 1937 - 1984

Katherine Gunckel Loy Dayton Art Exhibitions Scrapbook (SC-378)

Identifier: SC-378
Content Description The scrapbook contains primarily newspaper clippings (which include photographs published in the newspaper) concerning exhibitions sponsored by the newly formed Montgomery County Art Association, and held at Memorial Hall, including: the first annual exhibition (March 11-26, 1913); second annual exhibition (January 22-February 4, 1914); an exhibit of local artists (September/October 1914); and the third annual exhibition (November 14-29, 1914). In addition to newspaper clippings from local...
Dates: 1912 - 1914

Zola Marie MacDonald Aviation Scrapbook

Identifier: MS-291

Scrapbook containing articles and information on aviation crashes, women in aviation (including the search for Amelia Earhart), and aviation fiction, dating between 1935 and early 1940s.

Dates: 1935-1945