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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:

East Dayton Housing Opportunities Corporation Records

Identifier: MS-327

The corporation provided low-income housing for selected families in the East Dayton community, assisting their clients in becoming home owners through permanent financing and property rehabilitation. The materials in the collection include administrative, financial and membership records of the organization, as well as correspondence and property records. There are also a number of files relating to other housing organizations with which EDHOC affiliated and/or collaborated.

Dates: 1969-1996

Edward Durst Collection (SC-182)

Identifier: SC-182
Scope and Contents

Variety of materials concerning Dayton, Ohio, including a Sunday School teacher's class book, first report of the Dayton Department of Public Safety, a report from the Dayton Fire Department, and from Durst Flour Corporation. Dates range from 1903 to 1956.

Dates: 1903-1956

Engineers' Club of Dayton Records

Identifier: MS-420

The purpose of the Engineers' Club of Dayton is to advance the field of engineering through furnishing facilities for the educational and professional improvement of its members. Requirements for membership include working in the field of engineering or other work related to engineering, science, technology, and allied arts. The records include meeting minutes, membership files, financial records, publications, correspondence, photographs, film, and reports.

Dates: 1914-2011

The Exchange Club of Dayton Records

Identifier: MS-407

This collection consists of membership rosters, budget/expense reports, and minutes from various meetings of the Dayton Chapter of The Exchange Club. Information on local programs and events as well as the history of the national organization are included. Newsletters (local, regional, and national), photographs and other memorabilia are also contained in this collection.

Dates: 1928-2006; Majority of material found within 1972-2006

Four Seasons Garden Club Records (MS-131)

Identifier: MS-131

The Four Seasons Garden Club is a women's organization founded in 1928 to raise money for beautification projects around the Dayton area. The records contain meeting minutes, membership records, president's papers, annual reports, financial records, correspondence, program files, yearbooks, and photographs.

Dates: 1928-2006

Friday Afternoon Club Records

Identifier: MS-290

The Friday Afternoon Club was founded in 1893 as a literary club for women in the Dayton area. Aside from academic and literary studies, the Friday Afternoon club also enjoys social events such as lectures, plays and picnics. Still in existence, the club meets every other Friday at the homes of its members. The collection consists of minutes and membership rosters, financial records, yearly programs, and scrapbooks.

Dates: 1893-2014

Friendship Force of Dayton Records (MS-645)

Identifier: MS-645
Abstract The Friendship Force of Dayton, founded in 1979 by Jeanne Comer, is a subgroup of the Friendship Force International, a non-religious and non-profit group dedicated to nurturing international friendships. They do this by planning both outbound trips with Ambassadors, or representatives, from Dayton as well as inbound trips with Ambassadors from other countries. The collection consists of trip planning documentation, newspaper/media articles, photographs, administrative files, and files...
Dates: 1977-2012

Frigidaire T.O.M. (Tired Old Men) Club Records

Identifier: MS-406

This collection consists of assorted photographs, documents, publications, and artifacts, collected by former employees of the Frigidaire Corporation. Within are numerous photographs showing different aspects of early founders and employees, as well as many motivational get-togethers. Included also are a number of technical manuals and training aids, demonstrating the business end of the company.

Dates: 1918 - 2013; Majority of material found within 1950-1970

Garden Club of Dayton Records

Identifier: MS-288

Katharine Houk Talbott founded the Garden Club of Dayton in 1922. The Club's goal is to promote and encourage the beautification of not only their privately owned gardens, but also the gardens and environment of Oakwood, Ohio and the surrounding Dayton area. This collection contains scrapbooks, photographs, publications, as well as information on community projects, and an administrative/organizational series.

Dates: 1903-2011

Grand Army of the Republic (GAR), Post 3 Records

Identifier: SC-319

The collection consists of one ledger of financial records and one photograph. Post 3 served Eaton in Preble County, Ohio.

Dates: 1888-1895; circa 2002