LH. Local History
Found in 879 Collections and/or Records:
Beta Phi Omega Fraternity History Collection (MS-601)
Ina Bicknell Collection
Photographs relating to aviation in this collection depict topics such as pilots, airplanes, naval ships, and military personnel around the time of World War II. The collection also contains aerial photographs of city landscapes and of the 1937 flood in southwest Ohio and Kentucky. The majority of the photographs in the collection are not dated and most are unidentified.
Bier American Civil War Letters (SC-205)
Collection contains photocopies of a ballad and letters relating to the American Civil War, written by Jacob Bier to his wife, Nancy.
Irvin G. Bieser Sr. Papers
Papers reflect the civic involvements of Bieser, a Dayton attorney. Included are materials from several organizations including the Dayton Research Association, the Dayton Peace Council, the Dayton Chamber of Commerce, the Dayton Draft Board (1940-1946), the Public Library Advisory Committee, and Dayton City Improvement.
Wilbur F. H. Bigelow, Sr., Dayton Wright Company Collection (SC-347)
Bill's World War II Aviation Scrapbook (MS-678)
The scrapbook contains approximately 62 original photographs depicting the Lincoln Airplane and Flying School in Lincoln, Nebraska; the Fairchild factory at Hagerstown, Maryland; as well as scenes at Niagara Falls and Dayton, Ohio. Also included are several clippings from The Philadelphia Inquirer's U.S. Warplane Series (Nos. 7-24).
Bimel Buggy Company Records
Records consist of one book of minutes and one plant appraisal and inventory volume from the Bimel Buggy Company started by Lorenzo Bimel in Sidney, Ohio in 1854.
Juliet Stroh Blanchard Collection
W.J. Blanchard, Aeroproducts Inc. Collection
W. J. Blanchard, an inventor and respected Dayton businessman, co-founded Engineering Products, Inc. in 1935. The company was the first to develop a new propeller known as the "aeroprop". In 1940, General Motors Corporation purchased Engineering Products, renamed it Aeroproducts, and instilled Blanchard as its first General Manager. The collection consists of administrative records, engineering blueprints, aviation handbooks, and personal materials.
Dixie Blandy Papers
Papers document the life of Dayton flagpole sitter, Dixie Blandy. The bulk of the materials is comprised of newspaper clippings, photographs, advertisements, and promotional materials.