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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:

Eunice Pearson Papers (SC-35)

Identifier: SC-35

Diary dated 1877-1878, also includes information between 1839 to 1877 from other family members. Some sections of the diary have been transcribed.

Dates: 1838 - 1878

Ellen Jane Lorenz Porter Collection

Identifier: MS-301

The collection includes the personal papers of Ellen Jane Lorenz Porter (a.k.a. Allen James or Rosemary Hadler), a music editor, literary writer, musical composer, and professor. The collection is rich in information on church music, especially handbells and hymnology. In addition, it contains many of her original literary writings such as poetry, essays, plays, and short stories.

Dates: 1931-1995

Progressive Mothers' Club Records

Identifier: MS-349
Abstract The mission of the Progressive Mothers' Club was to promote the role and education of mothers within the setting of a social group. The collection illustrates the Club's purpose through yearly event books, financial records, membership records, scrapbooks, meeting minutes, the president's gavel, photographs, and newspaper clippings. Most of the items relate directly to the Progressive Mothers' Club, but the collection also consists of a subgroup containing records from the Progressive...
Dates: 1923-2003; Majority of material found within 1985-2003

Frances M. Razor Vicki and the Rest Collection

 Collection — Box 1 of 1
Identifier: MS-562

Vicki and the Rest, formed in 1964, was Dayton’s first all-girl rock band. The collection consists of a band jacket worn by founding member Frances (Davis) Razor, a memoir written by another band member, and 3 vinyl albums from other musicians.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1964-1980

Jane Reece Photographic Collection

Identifier: MS-151
Abstract This collection consists of the glass plate and film negatives of an internationally known Dayton photographer, an associate of Steiglitz and Steichen, and one of the first professional female photographers in the United States. The collection contains nearly 10,000 images of portraits, many of prominent individuals, and the creative photographs of her salon. In addition, there is a small amount of supporting manuscript materials, including: photocopies of Reece’s studio registers; a few...
Dates: 1902 - 1978; Majority of material found within 1903 - 1944

Margaret Van Cleve Reeder Autobiography (SC-132)

Identifier: SC-132
Scope and Contents

A three page typed portion of a autobiography of Margret Van Cleve who was the paternal grandmother of the Wright Brothers. It also includes a brief genealogy of the Van Cleve Reader family. Undated.

Dates: undated

Elizabeth Beck Rehling Papers (MS-593)

Identifier: MS-593

The Elizabeth Beck Rehling Papers consist of correspondence, research notes, and photographs related to her research on the relationship between her mother, Agnes Osborn Beck and Katharine Wright, sister of the Wright Brothers. It also includes her unpublished manuscript, The Third Wright Brother, about Katharine Wright, based on her memories as told to her by her mother Agnes and her own research.

Dates: 1899-2001

Roz Young Manuscript (SC-292)

Identifier: SC-292
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of one typed manuscript by Roz Young, titled Two Perfectly Marvelous Cats. It would be published in 1995. This early copy, along with a letter, also in the collection, dates from 1994 and was sent to a friend of Young's named Francis Ryder.

Dates: 1994-1995

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

Josephine Schwarz / Jane Reece Photograph Collection

Identifier: MS-193

Collection consists of 89 photographs and four handwritten notes created by Dayton photographer Jane Reece, and owned by Josephine Schwarz. Contains portraits of Josephine and Hermene Schwarz, the Schwarz family, two self-portraits, and nature photographs.

Dates: 1912-1944