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LH. Local History

 Topic Guide
Identifier: LH
Collections pertaining to the local history of the Miami Valley of Ohio.

Found in 879 Collections and/or Records:

Air Force Museum Wright Brothers Collection

Identifier: MS-157

Consists of articles, letters, speeches, and clippings pertaining to the Wright Brothers collected by the Air Force Museum at the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton. Subjects covered include removal of Wright buildings from Dayton, interviews and personal history of the Wrights, the Smithsonian-Langley controversy, obituaries, funerals, and miscellaneous aviation materials.

Dates: 1922-1978

Airfield Slide Collection (SC-249)

Identifier: SC-249
Scope and Contents

This collection contains 35 slides of various airfields, primarily ones local to the Dayton, Ohio, region. The dates range between 1920s-1940s.

Dates: 1920s-1940s

Alice Griffith Carr Papers

Identifier: MS-135

Born and raised in Yellow Springs, Carr had a long, distinguished career working in Europe for the Red Cross and the Near East Foundation as a nurse and public health administrator. Her papers include extensive correspondence, journal articles, reports, working papers, clippings, genealogical materials, and photographs.

Dates: 1869-1968

Richard Allaman Papers

Identifier: MS-259

Allaman was active locally in the field of children's social services. He held several posts in the Ohio-Kentucky area including Superintendent of the Montgomery County Juvenile Court, Director of the Louisville Children's Home, and Superintendent of Shawn Acres, the Montgomery County Children's Home. His papers consist of correspondence, case notes, published and unpublished papers, programs, conference materials, photographs, reports, and awards.

Dates: 1919-1968

Alpha Delta Kappa Epsilon Scrapbooks

Identifier: MS-581
Abstract Alpha Delta Kappa, an honorary fraternal organization for women educators, was founded in 1947. The Ohio Epsilon Chapter was established in Dayton, Ohio, in 1957.The Epsilon Chapter holds monthly meetings and participates in several events. Since their founding, they have regularly hosted guest speakers and attended state conventions. This collection consists of thirteen scrapbooks documenting meetings and events held by the Ohio Epsilon Chapter and include photographs, programs, newspaper...
Dates: 1957-2012

Alpha Delta Kappa, Ohio Kappa Chapter, Records (MS-596)

Identifier: MS-596

Photographs, scrapbooks, minutes, treasurer notes, and program booklets providing memorabilia of meetings and events hosted by the Ohio Kappa Chapter in the span of 1959-2012.

Dates: 1959-2017

Altrusa Club of Dayton Records

Identifier: MS-391

This collection consists of minutes of the various business meetings that relate to the Dayton chapter of the Altrusa Club. Information on the organizational structure including bylaws for the National organization is also included. Yearbooks from the local chapter, scrapbooks and other memorabilia can found in this collection as well as newsletters from both the local and national organization.

Dates: 1919 - 2012; Majority of material found within 1980 - 2004

Alvin Weymouth Papers (SC-99)

Identifier: SC-99
Scope and Contents

Photograph of Weymouth and his certificate from the National Aeronautic Association of the US, signed by Orville Wright, November 9, 1925.

Dates: 1925

Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 1456 Records

Identifier: MS-113

Local 1456 represented the employees of the St. John Transportation Company in Dayton, Ohio. Records include membership, Executive Board, and committee minutes, financial records, correspondence, negotiating records, and agreements.

Dates: 1950-1979

Amcast Company History (SC-385)

Identifier: SC-385
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a written narrative history of the Amcast Industrial Corporation, written by Phyllis Naylor (Director of Corporate Communications), titled, "Amcast Industrial Corporation: The First 133 Years, 1866-1999." A cover sheet for an interoffice communication from Phyllis Naylor to Doug Wattsabout the history document is also included.

Dates: 1999 - 2000