Dayton (Ohio) -- History
Found in 136 Collections and/or Records:
A Special Wish Foundation Records
A Special Wish Foundation, Inc. was the first wish-granting organization in the State of Ohio and the third such organization in the nation, when it was founded in 1982. This records collection largely contains the meeting minutes from 1989-2011, media coverage from approximately 2000-2009 and photographs from numerous wishes. The collection also contains audio-visual media including pictures, negatives, VHS, CDs, and DVDs.
Air Force Association, Wright Memorial Chapter Records
Alpha Delta Kappa Epsilon Scrapbooks
Alpha Delta Kappa, Ohio Kappa Chapter, Records (MS-596)
Photographs, scrapbooks, minutes, treasurer notes, and program booklets providing memorabilia of meetings and events hosted by the Ohio Kappa Chapter in the span of 1959-2012.
Altrusa Club of Dayton Records
This collection consists of minutes of the various business meetings that relate to the Dayton chapter of the Altrusa Club. Information on the organizational structure including bylaws for the National organization is also included. Yearbooks from the local chapter, scrapbooks and other memorabilia can found in this collection as well as newsletters from both the local and national organization.
American Business Women’s Association (ABWA) Bur Oak Chapter Records
American Red Cross, Dayton Area Chapter Records
Contains a variety of materials on the establishment and growth of the Red Cross in Dayton as well as the records of the Greene and Preble County Chapters prior to their merger with the Dayton Chapter in 1960. The collection includes Board of Directors and committee meeting minutes, annual reports, programs, extensive correspondence, financial records, audio materials, photographs, and newspaper clippings.
Area Progress Council Records
The Area Progress Council was formed in 1961 with the common concern for the progress of the Miami Valley. The Council was instrumental in the establishment of Wright State University and its medical school. This collection contains administrative materials, primarily meeting minutes, presentations, reports, and correspondence; and financial records, including budgets and annual financial summaries.
Charles M. Austin Collection
The Charles M. Austin Collection documents the results of Mr. Austin's extensive research on African-American history in the Miami Valley, and particularly in Dayton and Montgomery County, Ohio. His papers include recorded speeches, interviews and articles.
Abe Bassett Wright State University Theatre (UA-6) Collection
This collection contains slides, videos and published materials on Abe Bassett and the Wright State University Theatre. The slides are of productions Bassett produced during his tenure in the Theatre department. The published materials covers Bassett’s time at the Theatrer Department and the other is an autobiography.