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Bus. Business and Industry

 Topic Guide
Identifier: Bus
This classification groups collections on the topic of Business and Industry.

Found in 139 Collections and/or Records:

Riesinger Funeral Home Records (MFM-132)

Identifier: MFM-132
Scope and Contents

A microfilm copy of MS-75. Original manuscript collection has received additional records and/or processing since it was microfilmed.

Dates: 1902-1947

Riesinger Funeral Home Records

Identifier: MS-75

Records of a prominent Dayton, Ohio funeral home which serviced many from the Hungarian and other ethnic groups of the early 20th century. Funeral record and ledger books give a daily account of funerals, and contain information and vital statistics about people buried by the Riesinger Funeral Home in Dayton, Ohio. Also included are financial record books for 1931-1956, and a few photographs.

Dates: 1902-1958; Majority of material found within 1902-1947

Rike's Historical Collection

Identifier: MS-189

Consists of files kept by the Rike-Kumler Department Store to use as a resource for advertisements and anniversary celebrations. Includes photographs of Rike's stores, window displays, and promotional events, as well as various company publications, audio recordings of both Frederick Rike and David Rike, press releases, executive biographies, and advertisements.

Dates: 1858-1989; Majority of material found within 1920-1980

Dr. Malcolm L. Ritchie Collection

Identifier: MS-390

The Dr. Malcolm L. Ritchie Collection is composed of documents relating to Dr. Ritchie's career in aeronautic and automobile engineering, as well as information relating to psychology and the effects on the human body due to machines. Journals, reference books, and slides/negatives are included. The collection also contains personal papers include Ritchie's family, war service, teaching and personal interests.

Dates: 1949 - 2014; Majority of material found within 1960-1970

Roxanna Post Office Records (SC-20)

Identifier: SC-20

This collection contains the postmaster's account and record books for the Roxanna (Greene County), Ohio, post office. Please note that the town of Roxanna no longer exists as it was submerged during the creation of Caesar's Creek State Park.

Dates: 1899-1906

Max M. Scarff Collection

Identifier: MS-460

The collection consists of the personal papers and photographs of Max M. Scarff, a resident of New Carlisle, Ohio. Max M. Scaff is recognized for his innovative improvement of hybrid corn and grains. While working at the family business, Scarff Nursery, he received many awards and honors through the years, and was elected president of The American Seed Trade Association in 1952. In 1973, Scarff was also elected to the Ohio Agriculture Hall of Fame.

Dates: 1909-1978

Adam Schantz, Sr. Estate Records

Identifier: MS-200
Abstract After his father's death in 1903, Adam Schantz, Jr. took over the brewery and real estate interests of Adam Schantz, Sr. The records from the Adam Schantz, Sr. Estate include account books, cash books, ledgers, and financial journals which record the extensive business, financial, and real estate interests of the Schantz Family in the Dayton area. These interests included the Moraine Development Company, Gem City Realty, Reliable Insurance Company, the Citizen's Lighting Company (later...
Dates: 1903-1956

Harley R. Schneider Northwest Vandalia Modification Center Collection (MS-557)

Identifier: MS-557
Abstract Harley R. Schneider was an employee of Northwest Airlines Corp. Schneider was a civil engineer employed to modify World War II bombers at Northwest Airlines Corp. Modification Center in St. Paul, Minnesota. Northwest Airlines expanded their facilities in 1943 which included a new Modification Center in Vandalia, Ohio. Schneider was reassigned to the Vandalia location in 1943. This collection consists of various materials from his time working at the Vandalia Modification Center including a...
Dates: 1943 - 1944; 2000

Secretary of War Newton Baker Letter (SC-135)

Identifier: SC-135
Scope and Contents

Mimeographed letter from the Secretary of War Newton Baker to Mr. Talbott the President of the Dayton-Wright Airplane Company. Includes original signature of Newton Baker. Dated July 26, 1918.

Dates: 1918

Seward Funeral Home Records (MFM-101)

Identifier: MFM-101
Scope and Contents

Consists of a volume of indexed records from a Cincinnati funeral home.

Dates: 1887-1899