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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:

DURIRON Corporation Records

Identifier: MS-251
Abstract The DURIRON Corporation was founded in 1912 by Dayton foundry man, Pierce D. Schenk, and two associates, J. Richman Pitman, a DuPont explosives production engineer, and William F. Hall, a New York Financier. The company derives its name from a high silicon cast iron alloy, DURIRON, which rapidly became an industry standard for handling extremely corrosive materials. Their records consist of administrative records, sales records, manuals, newsletters, photographs, negatives, and...
Dates: 1912-1996

Eagle Clothing House Records (SC-362)

Identifier: SC-362

This collection contains the daily accounting ledger for Eagle Clothing House, located in Troy, Ohio. The first recorded date is Thursday, September 4, 1890, and the last date is Monday, September 19, 1892.

Dates: 1890 - 1892

Early Farm Machinery Advertisements (SC-177)

Identifier: SC-177
Scope and Contents

Late 19th-century advertisements for agricultural machinery.

Dates: 1878-1879

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

Elder-Beerman Staff Photos (SC-222)

Identifier: SC-222
Scope and Contents

Two staff photographs from 1962 documenting the 20-Year and 25-year club members, who are identified under the photos.

Dates: 1962

Esplanade Hotel Records (SC-29)

Identifier: SC-29

Collection contains the minutes from the hotel owners' meetings from 1912 to 1915.

Dates: 1912 - 1915

Farmer's Institute of Bethel Township Records (SC-27)

Identifier: SC-27

This volume records the minutes of an early 20th-century agricultural improvement society from 1899 to 1909.

Dates: 1899 - 1902

First National Bank of Troy (Ohio) Records (SC-19)

Identifier: SC-19

This is a letter listing the bank's stockholders and their shares in the institution.

Dates: 1867

Focke Family Papers

Identifier: MS-394

William Focke and his wife, Bernadine, founded their family meat business, William Focke Son's Company, in 1875 in Dayton, Ohio. The collection contains two folders documenting the Focke family. The collection also documents the family meat packing business through advertisements, patents and agreements, correspondence, price lists, and a scrapbook.

Dates: 1913-1971; Majority of material found within 1913-1959

Ermal C. Fraze, Dayton Reliable Tool Company Records

Identifier: MS-447

Ermal C. Fraze was the owner of Dayton Reliable Tool Company and the inventor of the early versions of Pull-Tabs and Pop-Tops. This collection includes newspaper clippings, magazine articles, scrapbooks, correspondences, photographs and personal items. Most of the collection pertains to the Dayton Reliable Tool Company. A few items deal with the Fraze Pavilion, a 4300-seat outdoor amphitheater in Kettering, Ohio, named after Ermal C. Fraze.

Dates: 1949-2006