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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

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

Fulton Flight Scrapbook

Identifier: MS-158

This collection consists of an individual's scrapbook containing clippings and other memorabilia pertaining to the Fulton Flight Contest sponsored by the Aero Club of America in New York in 1909. Included are announcements of the contest, promotional material and entry form, news clippings describing the contest, commemorative postcards and information on preparation by the aviators. The scrapbook is unbound and the pages housed in three boxes.

Dates: 1908-1910

Garard-Getter Family Collection (MS-668)

Identifier: MS-668

The collection consists primarily of the personal photographs of a Dayton, Ohio, family in the early 20th century. Subjects include leisure activities (hunting, boating, camping, and playing music, etc.), travel (throughout Ohio and beyond), and family reunions.

Dates: circa 1890-1955; Majority of material found within 1920-1935

Homer and Elsie Hardy Collection

Identifier: MS-489

Homer and Elsie Hardy lived in Dayton, Ohio, but travelled the world in the 1920s and 1930s, possibly as part of Homer's job as a manager in the foreign department of the Delco-Light Company. The Homer and Elsie Hardy Collection contains 8 scrapbooks and numerous other postcards and photographs documenting their family life and travels.

Dates: 1891-1969; Majority of material found within 1920-1939

Charles Harris Papers

Identifier: MS-194

Consists of 11 letters and postcards written by Bishop Milton Wright, father of the Wright Brothers, to his nephew Charles Harris who lived in Iowa. Letters date from 1901 thru 1916 and cover a variety of subjects including Orville and Wilbur's flying experiments, travels to Europe, family matters, and a description of Wilbur's death and funeral in 1912.

Dates: 1901-1916

Louise Kennedy Collection

Identifier: MS-281

Louise Achey Kennedy was a prominent member in Dayton society during the late 19th and early 20th century. She was a charter member of the Jonathan Dayton Chapter of the DAR, and a genealogical researcher. The collection consists of personal correspondence, travel souvenirs, religious pamphlets, photographs, and miscellaneous ephemera from the late 1880s to the early 1900s.

Dates: 1870-1947

Frank A. Kiraly Aviation Postcard and Photo Collection

Identifier: MS-515

The collection consists of aviation postcards, primarily of airports throughout the country, and also of photographs of famous aviators from the 1930s.

Dates: 1911-1977

Miles S. Kuhns Papers

Identifier: MS-382

The Miles S. Kuhns Papers consist mainly of correspondence related to Kuhns' political career. It contains many lobbying letters from citizens and organizations. Almost half of the collection relates to Kuhns' work with the Ohio Revolutionary War Memorial Commission. A third section consists of personal correspondence and ephemera Kuhns received throughout his career.

Dates: 1920-1939

William Preston Mayfield Photograph Collection-Egbert Donation (MS-348)

Identifier: MS-348
Abstract The collection consist of William Preston Mayfield Photographs of the Wright brothers' first flights; early pilots, early planes and helicopters; photos of Dayton area businesses, homes, churches, and monuments; as well as aerial shots of the Miami valley, downtown Columbus, and the Ohio State University. Also included are some photographs taken by F. Hermes. Postcards are of early flights, the Wright Flyer, The Wright Brothers Celebration, flights in Europe, other early pilots, European...
Dates: 1910-1960

Everett Neukom Papers

Identifier: MS-90

Neukom worked as a photographer for both the DELCO Corporation in Dayton and the Miami Conservancy District during the early part of the 20th century. His papers include family correspondence, clippings, personal memorabilia, pamphlets, and photographs relating to the 1913 Dayton flood.

Dates: 1900-1927; Majority of material found within 1908-1915