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CivO. Civic Organizations

 Topic Guide
Identifier: CivO
This classification groups collections on the topic of civic organizations.

Found in 184 Collections and/or Records:

Harrison Township Cemetery Association / Greencastle Cemetery Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-366
Abstract

The collection contains handwritten and typed documents of burial plots and grave records, maps, financial reports and receipts, deeds, ledgers, meeting minutes, photographs, and correspondence. The records pertain to both New Greencastle Cemetery and Old Greencastle Cemetery, which are burial grounds of some of the founders of Dayton.

Dates: 1868-2005; Majority of material found within 1940-1989

Health and Welfare Planning Council of the Dayton Area Inc. Records (MS-689)

 Collection
Identifier: MS-689
Abstract

The Health and Welfare Planning Council of the Dayton Area Records consist of nine (9) bound volumes of the Board of Directors' records, including constitutions and bylaws, officer lists, meeting minutes and attachments. The Health and Welfare Planning Council of the Dayton Area, Inc., primarily served Montgomery, Greene, and Preble Counties, and it was an associated agency of the United Fund.

Dates: 1967-1976

Historic South Park, Incorporated Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-443
Abstract The Historic South Park, Incorporated Records includes organizational documents, correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs and physical memorabilia related to the South Park Historic District of Dayton, Ohio, and the group responsible for managing it, Historic South Park, Incorporated, formerly the South Park Improvement Council. The collection documents the organization's actions to regulate, govern and improve the South Park Historic District. Researchers will gain insight into...
Dates: 1977-2009; Majority of material found within 1984-1998

Horace Mann Papers (SC-44)

 Collection
Identifier: SC-44
Scope and Contents

Contains the will and associated documents concerning Horace Mann, once President of Antioch College, Yellow Springs, Ohio.

Dates: 1859

Helen Hunt Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-228
Abstract

The Helen Hunt Club was a women's literary organization founded in 1891 by a group of Dayton school teachers. The group studied and read papers on literary subjects and produced a play each year. Records consist of a constitution and by-laws, meeting minutes, club programs, correspondence, and the manuscript of a novel written by several club members ca. 1910.

Dates: 1891-1950

Independent Order of Odd Fellows (Dayton, Ohio) Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-323
Abstract The Independent Order of Odd Fellows is a benevolent and charitable organization with high moral principles seeking to aid and improve the life of good men. Much of their philosophy was to aid and protect its members, with visiting the sick, aiding the distressed, educating the orphans and burying the dead. Throughout the years they have established over 60 retirement homes for the aged and orphans throughout the United States and Canada. The collection contains minutes, membership,...
Dates: 1865-1945

Inland Children's Chorus Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-432
Abstract

The Inland Children’s Chorus was sponsored by the Inland Manufacturing Division of the General Motors Corporation from 1936-1970 and open to children (ages 8-16) of Inland employees. The Chorus was a unique contribution by American industry to young people, the community, and the performing arts. The collection includes programs from their concerts, photographs, books, newspaper and periodical clippings, certificates, and memorabilia all donated by former members of the Chorus.

Dates: 1936-2017; Majority of material found within 1936-1970

Jewish Federation of Greater Dayton Records (MS-434)

 Collection
Identifier: MS-434
Abstract Founded in 1910, the Jewish Federation of Greater Dayton (JFGD) is a nonprofit and tax-exempt organization that furthers the welfare of the Jewish Community. Some activities of the organization include coordinating fundraising activities on a local and national level, fostering cooperation among Jewish organizations, and facilitating cultural, social, and educational programs. The records contain meeting minutes, correspondence, financial and membership records, photographs, scrapbooks,...
Dates: 1910-2010

John Pirelli Lodge 1633, Società di Mutuo Soccorso, Records (MS-552)

 Collection
Identifier: MS-552
Abstract

The John Pirelli Lodge was a chapter of the Società di Mutuo Soccorso (Sons of Italy) established in Dayton soon after the death of its namesake Giovanni “John” Pirelli. The collection includes planning and finance information, officer lists, rules and rituals, general histories, newspaper clippings, photographs, and oral histories.

Dates: 1938 - 2015; Majority of material found within 1990 - 2015

Junior League of Dayton Records (MS-516)

 Collection
Identifier: MS-516
Abstract The Junior League of Dayton Records document a nonprofit organization of women committed to educating the community, developing the potential of women, and improving the quality of life in the Miami Valley. Dayton’s Junior League was the second of its kind in Ohio, in affiliation with the Junior League of America, and was established in 1920. Since its commencement, the League has provided support through member led volunteer work, educational opportunities, fundraisers, and monetary...
Dates: 1919-2015