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Bus. Business and Industry

 Topic Guide
Identifier: Bus
This classification groups collections on the topic of Business and Industry.

Found in 139 Collections and/or Records:

1932 Frigidaire Warranty (SC-290)

Identifier: SC-290
Scope and Contents

This small collection consists of a 1932 Frigidaire warranty for the "all-white Porcelain Frigidaire, Models W-3, WA-3, W-4, WA-4, W-5, W-6, W-10, W-12, and W-18..." In addition to the warranty the company envelope in which it came is also included.

Dates: 1932

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

Vincent G. Apple Papers

Identifier: MS-405

The Vincent G. Apple Papers is a collection of work and administrative records for Vincent G. Apple, a Dayton inventor. The collection contains numerous patents, patent applications, engineering drawings, journals, legal agreements and correspondence, business records and correspondence, and the Ford Trial records.

Dates: 1892-1977; Majority of material found within 1898-1940

Marie Aull Papers

Identifier: MS-501
Abstract Marie Sturwold was born on January 8, 1897 in Cincinnati, OH. She started gardening as a child, but her passion for gardening fully took form when she married John Aull in 1923. They lived in a property north of Dayton that would one day become Aullwood Garden MetroPark and Aullwood Audubon Center. Marie is known for her work in gardening, education, and conservation, but this collection also contains her extensive travel record and personal hobbies. Material in this collection includes...
Dates: 1817-2010; Majority of material found within 1920-2002

Aviation Trail, Inc., Records (MS-577)

Identifier: MS-577

Aviation Trail, Inc., began in 1981 as an aviation-themed marketing effort in Dayton, Ohio. Initially including over 30 historical sites in the Miami Valley area relating to aviation history, a small self-guided tour brochure highlighting 16 sites was published. As of 2019, the Trail includes 18 sites.

Dates: 1924-2014; Majority of material found within ( 1980-2014)

Barney and Smith Dedication Photographs (SC-173)

Identifier: SC-173
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of black and white, 8x10 photographs of the dedication ceremony of the Barney & Smith Co. First Class Railroad Car. Dayton, Carillon Historical Park; 1996.

Dates: 1996

Calvin James and Selma Lee Beck Collection (SC-386)

Identifier: SC-386
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: Circa 1941-1944

L. M. Berry Collection of Midwest Interurban Schedules (MS-671)

Identifier: 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.

Dates: 1907-1911, 1918

Bimel Buggy Company Records

Identifier: MS-35

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.

Dates: 1905-1916

W.J. Blanchard, Aeroproducts Inc. Collection

Identifier: MS-305

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.

Dates: 1925-1960