LH. Local History
Found in 879 Collections and/or Records:
Beavercreek Women's League Records
Calvin James and Selma Lee Beck Collection (SC-386)
All the photos of this collection were taken sometime between 1941 and 1944 at the Dayton-area Frigidaire Plant 3.
The first folder contains 35 small black and white photos documenting the day-to-day manufacturing of .50 caliber Browning machines guns within Plant 3.
The second folder contains 16 large black and white photos documenting a company event celebrating the 250,000th gun manufactured by Frigidaire. There is a picture of Selma eating cake in this folder.
Belmont Bison High School Alumni Collection
This collection contains materials assembled by the Belmont Bison (High School) Alumni Association, Dayton, Ohio, covering the history of the school, focusing primarily on student and alumni activities. The majority of the collection is comprised of photographs and slides, but also includes newsletters and newspaper articles along with award plaques and miscellaneous memorabilia.
Bennet Coy Miami Conservancy District Collection (SC-100)
Reports, pamphlets, and studies relating to the Miami Conservancy District.
T. E. Bennett Aviation Collection
The T. E. Bennett Aviation Collection is a small collection of World War I and Post-World War I related documents collected by Mr. Bennett. The collection is divided into two major series: Dayton Aero Club papers and U.S. Army publications.
Freeman F. Bentley Papers
Donovan Berlin Collection, McCook Field Photographs (SC-282)
This collection consists of eleven 2-3/4" x 4-3/4" black and white photographs documenting the overnight stop at McCook Field of the Douglas World Cruiser "Around the World" Flight in 1924. The photos are dated September 13, 1924 and were taken by Donovan Berlin.
Rudi Berndt Papers (MS-632)
Berndt was a German scientist who came to the U.S.A. as part of Operation Paperclip at the close of WWII. His collection primarily documents his work in parachute development, in both Germany and the United States, from the WWII era through the Cold War. Materials include photographs, scientific test notes, educational records, security investigation reports, German identification papers, resumes, memoir, and other documents.
L. M. Berry Collection of Midwest Interurban Schedules (MS-671)
The collection consists of interurban train schedules for cities in Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, and Wisconsin. The schedules include information about the train lines, arrival and departure times, stations, distances, and sometimes fares, as well as advertisements and often a short business directory for the particular city. The advertisements were sold by L. M. Berry, later founder of L. M. Berry and Company, an extremely successful telephone directory publishing company.