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MFM-7

Galloway Family Papers
1797-1931, 5 reels

Letters, diaries, clippings, articles, and other family papers of a pioneer Greene County family with much material on frontier and pioneer life.

Subject Area(s): Family and Personal Papers

MS-288

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Garden Club of Dayton Records
1903-2011, 15.25 lin. ft.

Katherine Talbot founded the Garden Club of Dayton in 1922. The Club's goal is to promote and encourage the beautification of not only their privately owned gardens, but also the gardens and environment of Oakwood and the surrounding Dayton area. This collection contains scrapbooks, photographs, publications, as well as information on community projects, and an administrative/organizational series. Note: must obtain permission to publish materials from this collection.

Subject Area(s): Women, Civic Organizations, Local History

MS-256

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Gebhart Family Papers
1794-1930, .5 lin. ft.

This small collection is made up of various financial papers, legal documents, land deeds, mortgages, correspondence, and plat maps. The Gebharts arrived in the Miami Valley area from Pennsylvania in the early 19th century and were active in local business, political and religious activities.

Subject Area(s): Family and Personal Papers, Local History

SC-297

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Geiger, William F., Aviation Photograph Collection
ca. 1905-1920, 38 items

This collection consists of 38 images total. 16 are stamped "Photo by H. M. Benner, Hammondsport NY" and show various Curtiss planes along with numerous other aircraft from approximately 1905-1920. Another 22 photographs are all stamped with the seal "Air Service/Engineering Division." These images depict a variety of aircraft and all were collected by William F. Geiger a Centerville, OH, native and former Army Air Force aircraft armorer. The images are all thought to have been taken at McCook or Wright Fields in Dayton, Ohio.

Subject Area(s): Photographic Collections, Aviation, Local History

MFM-93

General Church of the New Jerusalem Records
1860-1978, 1 reel

Consists of a 1903 church history and five volumes of church records which list members, baptisms, confirmations, burials, and marriages. General Church of the New Jerusalem is located in Glendale, near Cincinnati, Ohio.

Subject Area(s): Religion

MS-506

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General Motors Aeroproducts Division Plant Blueprints Collection
1940-1992 (bulk 1940-1941), 2.6 linear feet (4 oversize folders, 75 total blueprints)

The collection consists of large blueprints of structures and systems at the General Motors Aeroproducts Division plant located in Vandalia, Ohio. The majority of the blueprints date to 1940-1941, but later blueprints reflect the plant's subsequent iterations as GM Allison Division, Inland Division, and Delco Products.

Subject Area(s): Aviation, Business and Industry, Local History

MFM-103

Gerhardt Funeral Home Records
1853-1879, 1 reel

Consists of one volume of indexed Cincinnati funeral home records.

Subject Area(s): Business and Industry

MFM-95

Germantown Cemetery Lot Index
ca.1840-1960, 1 reel

Lot index consists of an alphabetical listing of owners of lots in Germantown Cemetery. Information includes name, date, lot number, and amount paid.

Subject Area(s): Cemeteries

SC-88

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Germantown Historic Railroad Collection
ca. 1880s, 1 folder

Book produced by the Germantown Historical Society containing photocopies of records of two railroads from the 1880s.

Subject Area(s): Business and Industry, Railroad and Canal History, Local History

FSC-9

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Ginn, Charles F., M.D., Ledgers
1885-1890, .25 lin. ft.

Dr. C.F. Ginn, a homeopathic physician and surgeon, was born in 1849. He graduated from the Cleveland University of Medicine and Surgery in 1884 and established an office in Miamisburg, Ohio. The ledgers are records of his practice from 1885-1890.

Subject Area(s): Medical History, Local History

SC-118

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Gleanings in Bee Culture
1905, 1 folder

Collection of 8 digital prints from a January 1905 publication dedicated to apiology, includes article about the Wright Brothers.

Subject Area(s): Aviation, Wright Brothers Collections, Local History

MS-310

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Gold, Dave, Parachute Collection
1917-1985, 103.5 lin. ft.

Dave Gold was a leading parachute historian and actively participated in all aspects of the parachuting business. He owned a parachute business, pursued a jumping career until debilitated by arthritis, was employed as a design engineer, and avidly collected historical and technical materials relating to parachuting. The collection includes personal papers, parachute research and development materials, blueprints, manuals, photographs, videos, newspaper clippings, and magazine articles.

Subject Area(s): Aviation

MS-416

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Goodwin Air Force One Collection
1972-1997, .5 lin. ft.

The collection includes information related to Air Force One including a fact sheet about the plane, photographs and other memorabilia. It also includes information about President Jimmy Carter's trip to an economic summit in Italy and President Nixon's trip to the USSR.

Subject Area(s): Aviation

SC-258

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Gospel of Luke (Welsh)
1893, 1 folder

Donated by Richard Seifried in 2009, this small collection contains an 1893 published book of The Gospel of Luke in Welsh.

Subject Area(s): Religion, Local History

MS-238

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Grace A. Greene Normal School Alumnae Records
1884-1992, 1 lin. ft.

Collection consists of scrapbooks, memorabilia, lists of graduates, and reunion materials. Grace A. Greene Normal School first opened in 1869 as Dayton Normal School, and later became Dayton Teacher's College, before being named Grace A. Greene Normal School. The school gave rudimentary education to women who wished to become teachers in the Dayton area. It closed in 1931, but an active alumnae group continued for many years.

Subject Area(s): Education and Local Schools, Women, Local History

MS-14

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Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) Post 41 Records
1880-1930, 1.5 lin. ft.

Collection consists of minute books, financial records, officer's roll, and miscellaneous loose materials. Post 41 served Wapakoneta in Auglaize County, Ohio.

Subject Area(s): Civic Organizations, Local History

MS-12

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Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) Post 83 Records
1880-1911, 1.5 lin. ft. (1 box)

Includes two minute books covering meeting procedures for the years 1885-1904 and two account books which reveal the groups financial dealings from 1880-1911. The minute books also have information about memberships, committees, and deaths. Post 83 served Auglaize County, Ohio.

Subject Area(s): Civic Organizations, Local History

SC-17

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Grand Council of Royal and Select Masters Records
1883-1884, 1 folder

Record and member list for the Grand Council of Royal and Select Masters from 1883-1884

Subject Area(s): Civic Organizations, Local History

MS-108

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Graphic Arts Union, Local 199 Records
1940-1978, 3.5 lin. ft.

Includes membership and Executive Board meeting minutes, financial records, membership lists, negotiation records, grievance cases, correspondence, and materials from labor organization affiliates.

Subject Area(s): Labor Unions, Local History

MFM-22

Graphic Arts Union, Local 199 Records
1949-1979, 1 reel

Consists of executive board minutes of a Dayton printer's union. See also MS-108.

Subject Area(s): Labor Unions

MS-386

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Gray, Charlotte, Collection
1941-1970, 2 lin. ft.

The collection provides documentation about Dayton area choirs and choir music. It contains William Albert and Charlotte Gray's papers created during their careers as choir director and church organist at two Dayton area churches. It also holds documents from and relating to labor agreements between Delco/GM and Local 755 International Union Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers, AFL-CIO-CLC. It also holds employee directories and benefits packages from Delco/GM.

Subject Area(s): Arts, Labor Unions, Religion, Local History

MS-197

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Greater Springfield and Clark County Assoc. Records
1944-1954, 2.5 lin. ft.

The Greater Springfield and Clark County Association was a volunteer organization that mobilized local efforts to promote the civic welfare of the Clark County area. Records include Board of Directors and Executive Committee minutes, records and reports of various committees, correspondence, membership rolls, and extensive newspaper clippings.

Subject Area(s): Civic Organizations, Local History

SC-188

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Greene County Centennial Historical Address
1876, 1 folder

Booklet of the Centennial Historical Address for Greene County, Ohio, by Judge W.M. Mills, delivered at Xenia, July 4, 1876.

Subject Area(s): Civic Organizations, Local History

SC-50

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Greene County Courthouse Building Commission Files
1806-1888, 1 folder

Copy of a late 19th-century photo of Greene County Commissioners as well as miscellaneous documents from the building commission.

Subject Area(s): Politics, Local History

MS-66

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Greene County Fair Board Records
1959-1977, .5 lin. ft.

Consists of copies of the official programs of the Greene County Fair dating between 1959 and 1977.

Subject Area(s): Civic Organizations, Local History

FSC-28

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Greene County Medical Society
1832-1986, 3 lin. ft.

The collection consists of minutes, ledgers, clippings, member lists, instruments, and other materials relating to the Greene County Medical Society.

Subject Area(s): Medical History, Civic Organizations, Local History

MFM-109

Greene Street United Methodist Church Records
1823-1986, 5 reels

Consists of 35 volumes of church records which include Board of Trustees minutes, membership records, baptisms, marriages, church histories, Sunday School records, women's and missionary society records, Quarterly Meeting minutes, a listing of ministers, and Steward's reports. Greene Street United Methodist is located in Piqua, Ohio.

Subject Area(s): Religion

MS-535

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Greenview Garden Club History Records
1957-2014, 4 lin. ft.

The Greenview Garden Club, established 1957, is located in Englewood, Ohio. This collection is comprised of meeting minutes, agendas, letters, photographs, awards and scrapbooks created by the Greenview Garden Club. These materials date from 1957-2014. Also included in this collection are records of the work of Greenview Garden Club Members volunteering for the Stillwater Sanitarium and the creation and maintaining of the Herb Garden at Aullwood Farms.

Subject Area(s): Civic Organizations, Women, Local History

MS-253

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Groff, J. Robert, Papers
1938-1954, 2 lin. ft.

Groff was the president and general manager of the James Leffel Company in Springfield, Ohio. Papers in this collection reflect his civic and volunteer involvements and include minutes, reports, publications, and correspondence from such organizations as the Springfield Community Chest, the Rotary Club, the Springfield and Clark County War Chest, the War Manpower Board, and the United Appeals Fund.

Subject Area(s): Family and Personal Papers, Civic Organizations, Local History

MS-433

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Gross, Reinhold, Collection
1952-1972, .5 lin. ft.

Reinhold Gross was a mechanical engineer who specialized in parachutes and related equipment. Researchers studying his collection of papers can gain insight into aviation engineering during the middle of the 20th century, particularly in Dayton (Ohio). His papers include patents, blueprints, certificates, photographs, correspondence, technical reports, and newspaper clippings.

Subject Area(s): Aviation, Local History

MS-274

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Gunermann, Heinrich, Album
1918-1936, .5 lin. ft.

The collection consists of one photographic album depicting Gunermann's early flying career, including parachuting, flight school, and barnstorming.

Subject Area(s): Aviation, Photographic Collections