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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:

Dayton Unit NAACP Records (MS-533)

Identifier: MS-533

The Dayton Unit of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) was founded in 1915, six years after the national organization was established in 1909. The collection includes brief summary histories of the organization, annual reports, program books from the annual Freedom Fund Banquet, and newspaper articles.

Dates: 2002-2017

Dayton Urban League Records (MS-38)

Identifier: MS-38
Abstract The Dayton Urban League was chartered in 1947. In conjunction with a nation-wide League Network, the Dayton Urban League made an important contribution to the general welfare of the local community through its services to African-Americans in Dayton. The League attempted to improve employment opportunities, accelerate guidance programs for young people, initiate greater participation of Blacks in the activities of other welfare agencies and civic organizations, and to improve the climate of...
Dates: 1940-1969

Dayton Weather Bureau Records

Identifier: MS-74

The records describe the weather of Dayton, Ohio and the surrounding area through the daily, monthly and annual reporting of the Dayton Weather Bureau. Detailed daily accounts of Dayton weather conditions include temperature, precipitation, cloud cover, wind speed and other pertinent notations.

Dates: 1883-1996; Majority of material found within 1911-1996

Dayton Women Working Records

Identifier: MS-129
Abstract Organized in 1975, Dayton Women Working was a feminist organization concerned with insuring equal employment opportunities locally for women and minorities. The records consist of meeting minutes, by-laws, membership records, progress reports, newsletters, broadsides, and files documenting DWW's public programs and projects including a study of discrimination in three Dayton banks. There is also material pertaining to DWW's affiliation with other working women's organizations and the...
Dates: 1974-1983

Dayton Women's Center Records

Identifier: MS-119
Abstract The Dayton Women’s Center was founded in 1974 by a group of Dayton-Area feminists and closed in January, 1981. It was created to provide a space for local women to meet, organize around feminist issues, and share common interests and concerns. The records consist of organizational and founding papers, correspondence, meeting minutes, financial records, and membership surveys. As well as newsletters, clippings, news releases, subject files, photographs, and literature, pamphlets, brochures,...
Dates: 1969 - 1981

Dayton Women's Liberation Records

Identifier: MS-133

Records consist of a fairly complete run of the organization's newsletter which gives information about the group's meetings and activities and includes short articles discussing the politics and ideology of the Women's Movement. In addition, the collection contains leaflets, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and other printed materials.

Dates: 1970-1975

Dayton YMCA Records

Identifier: MS-275

The Dayton YMCA Collection contains items pertaining to the history the Dayton area YMCAs. Administrative papers, newspaper clippings, and photographs constitute the bulk of the collection.

Dates: 1878 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1980

Delphinium Garden Club of Dayton Records

Identifier: MS-463

The collection includes minutes, reports, notes, program information, newspaper clippings, and photographs from the Delphinium Garden Club of Dayton, Ohio. These items were collected by members of the Delphinium Garden Club of Dayton and document the organizations history, activity, and community involvement from its creation in 1931 until 2012. The club is still active in the community today.

Dates: 1931-2012

Discussion Club of Dayton Records

Identifier: MS-247

The Discussion Club of Dayton was founded in 1931 to provide a forum for civic leaders and professionals to meet and discuss the issues of the day. Records include correspondence, the club's monthly bulletin with information about program topics, and membership surveys. The club dissolved in 2011.

Dates: 1931-2011

Phil Donahue Letter (SC-26)

Identifier: SC-26
Scope and Contents

This is a letter to Fred White, Business Manager for the Miami-OSU Dayton Campus (forerunner of Wright State University), from Phil Donahue, thanking him for his appearance on Donahue's show on WHIO, dated March 24, 1964.

Dates: 1964 Mar 24