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Jefferson-Main Arcade Market Company Stock Certificate (SC-384)

Identifier: SC-384

Content Description

The collection consists of a single stock certificate for 10 shares in the Jefferson-Main Arcade Market Company. The certificate is made out to Dr. Warren C. Breidenbach, dated May 26, 1921, and signed by E. L. Brooks (secretary) and C. H. Breidenbach (president). It is a single 8.5" x 11" sheet, with an embossed metallic seal.


  • Creation: 1921 May 26


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Copyright restrictions may apply. Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.

Biographical / Historical

The Jefferson-Main Arcade Market opened on November 28, 1921, with frontage on S. Main Street, just north of the alley between Fifth and Sixth Streets, and spanning a distance along that alley towards Jefferson Street. (This site was later occupied by the Dayton Convention Center.) Merchants rented booths in the market to sell food and other goods.

The officers of the Company included: Dr. Carl Henry Breidenbach (president and treasurer), Charles Hamiel and Dr. E. P. Arn (vice presidents), and E. Lyman Brooks (secretary). Dr. Carl H. Breidenbach (1868-1926) was Warren's uncle.


0.05 linear feet (1 sheet)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

This item was donated to Wright State University Libraries' Special Collections and Archives by Lisa Reeder, granddaughter of Warren C. Breidenbach, in April 2022.

Separated Materials

The Marathon Hills Agreement, a document also owned by Warren C. Breidenbach and received at the same time, was separated into its own collection; refer to SC-383.

Guide to the Jefferson-Main Arcade Market Company Stock Certificate (SC-384)
Lisa Rickey
2022 May 18
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Special Collections and Archives
3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy
Dayton OH 45435-0001 USA