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Nast-Trinity German Methodist Church Records
1853-1873, 1 reel

Contains a printed church history as well as baptisms, marriages, a list of members, and a register of classes. Nast-Trinity was located in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Subject Area(s): Religion



National Air Race Photographs
1948, 1 folder

Black and white photographs of the 1948 Cleveland Air Races

Subject Area(s): Aviation, Photographic Collections



National Association of Letter Carriers, Branch 182 Records
1917-1979, 0.84 lin. ft.

The National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC), Branch 182 was organized in Dayton, Ohio in 1891. The branch has also been referred to as the "Gem City Branch" of NALC and serves to protect the labor rights of letter carriers in Dayton. The collection includes membership meeting minutes, membership records, correspondence, photographs, and miscellaneous materials.

Subject Area(s): Labor Unions, Local History



National Association of Letter Carriers, Branch 45 Records
1890-1948, 1 lin. ft.

The collection consists of the minute books of a Springfield postal workers’ union. The minutes contain membership and financial records.

Subject Area(s): Labor Unions, Local History



National Association of Letter Carriers, Ladies Auxiliary Branch 138 Records
1914-1978, 2 lin. ft.

Ladies Auxiliary Branch 138 of the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) is a reorganization of the earlier Ladies Auxiliary Branch 84, which existed from 1914-1915. Ladies Auxiliary Branch 138 was organized in Dayton in 1920. The records consists of administrative records, financial documents, correspondence, convention materials, and histories of the organization, and document the organization's structure, activities, membership, and finances from its beginning through the late 1970s.

Subject Area(s): Labor Unions, Women, Local History



National Cash Register Collection
1897-1984, 1.5 lin. ft.

The collection documents the history of an important manufacturing firm in Dayton, Ohio from its beginnings in 1884 up to its centennial in 1984. Through this collection, researchers can follow the financial evolution of the company, view many of the products it produced in the first hundred years, and gain insight into the effect the company had on its neighborhood. Included are annual reports, product literature, photographs, and lantern slides.

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



National Geographic
1924, 1 folder

Issue contains several articles on early aviation.

Subject Area(s): Aviation



National Museum of the United States Air Force Move Booklet
1971, 1 item

This booklet documents the moving of the Air Force Museum's aircraft from their old location to their new home in 1971. It details the logistics of transporting the aircraft and also contains a number of photographs of each of the aircraft in various stages of the move. The booklet was the property of Robert Countrymen who worked at the Wright Patterson Air Force Base and took part in the move.

Subject Area(s): Aviation, Local History



National Organization for Women, Dayton Chapter Records
1980-1984 (bulk 1982-1984), 0.25 lin. ft.

Meeting minutes, fliers, publicity and correspondence from the National Organization for Women, Dayton Chapter during the years 1980-1984. The collection provides insight into the organization's activities advocating for women's rights on the local and national levels. Among the issues represented are ERA ratification, and reproductive rights.

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



National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, Catharine Greene Chapter Records
1893-2019, 4.59 lin. ft.

The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, Catharine Greene Chapter, was founded at Xenia, Ohio, in 1894. The records document the history and activities of the chapter, including meeting minutes, membership records, financial information, yearbooks, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, programs, photographs, and genealogical information.

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



National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR), Jonathan Dayton Chapter Scrapbooks
1927-1995, 9.5 lin. ft.

Scrapbooks outline the history and activities of the Dayton, Ohio Chapter of the DAR and include clippings, photographs, programs, local histories, and genealogies.

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



Native Plant Society of the Miami Valley Records
1986-2007, 2.33 lin. ft. and 18.5 MB

In June 1986, the Native Plant Society of the Miami Valley (NPSMV) was created for the purpose of promoting and preserving native plants and their habitats through education, sponsorship, and cooperation. The not-for-profit society was organized exclusively for scientific purposes. NPSMV was a local chapter of the Native Plant Society of Ohio, and membership was open to all those interested in the purpose and goals of the organization. The NPSMV Records wincludes administrative and communications documents as well as those pertaining to the organization's efforts toward the establishment and preservation of the Little Beaver Creek Prairie in Greene County. NPSMV ceased operations in 2007.

Subject Area(s): Civic Organizations, Local History, Nature and Parks



Naval Aviation Ground School Books
1944-1947, 1 folder

Collection consists of booklets on aerology prepared for Naval aviation cadets by the Bureau of Aeronautics training division, dating circa 1944-1947.

Subject Area(s): Aviation



NCR Factory News and Construction Photographs
1955-1957, 13 items

This collection contains 11 photographs of construction projects at NCR during the period of 1955-1957. Also included are select pages from NCR's Factory News, with articles from May-October 1957 on construction projects.

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


Neidhard-Minges Funeral Home Records
1868-1950, 1 reel

Consists of nine volumes of indexed records from this Cincinnati funeral home.

Subject Area(s): Business and Industry



Neukom, Everett, Papers
1900-1933 (bulk 1908-1915), 2 lin. ft.

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.

Subject Area(s): Family and Personal Papers, 1913 Flood History, Local History



New Paris (Ohio) General Store Daybooks
1846-1847, 2 volumes

The daybooks are the daily records of an unknown general store in New Paris, Ohio, kept between 1846 and 1847. Included in the books are a record of items purchased and prices. The owner also documents his charges for performing contract building work and cartage fees to and from Hamilton, Ohio.

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



Newberry Collection on League of Women Voters (Dayton, Ohio)
1956-1972, 5.5 lin. ft.

This collection was donated by Jane Newberry, an active member of the Dayton League of Women Voters. Included are various issues of the League's newsletters and an assortment of reports, papers, and surveys on such topics as education, welfare, mental health, foreign policy, prison reform, housing, taxes, and pollution. Also included are some administrative, financial, and membership records.

Subject Area(s): Politics, Women, Local History



Newell, M.D, Dr. Leonard J., Collection
1924-1976, 0.65 lin. ft. (1 oversize folder, 15 items)

Starting in 1934, Dr. Leonard J. Newell practiced general medicine in Dayton, Ohio, for more than 40 years. The collection mainly consists of photographs and documents pertaining to Dr. Newell's education at Otterbein College and Ohio State University Medical School.

Subject Area(s): Medical History, Local History, World War II



Night Fighters of World War II Historical Collection
1942-2007 (bulk 1942-1978), 3.00 lin. ft. & 12.3 GB

Consists of records from the Night Fighters Association, WWII Night Fighters organization, and personal papers from members of the organization, relating to Night Fighter Squadrons serving in World War II. Includes pilot tests, squadron reports, individual flight records, rosters, unpublished chronologies of the 6th and 417th Night Fight Squadrons, and photographs. The collection also includes an audio recording of the 1978 Night Fighter Reunion held in Dayton, Ohio, and photos and video from the 2007 Night Fighter Reunion held in Reading, Pennsylvania.

Subject Area(s): Aviation, World War II, Local History



Nixon, Marianna, Papers
1799-2008 (bulk 1880-1990), 3 lin. ft.

Marianna McKnight Nixon was a lifelong Daytonian and descendant of several prominent families of the Dayton area, including the McKnights, Dovers, and Van Cleves. The collection is primarily comprised of photographs of Marianna's life and family, as well as correspondence, genealogical information, and printed materials such as newspaper clippings, brochures, and periodicals.

Subject Area(s): Family and Personal Papers



Nolin, David, Huffman Prairie Research Collection
1981-2018, 2.03 lin. ft.

David Nolin was the director of conservation for Five Rivers MetroParks in the Dayton region. In this position he led land acquisition and habitat management programs. After actively working on the restoration of Huffman Prairie State Natural Landmark, he decided to write a book about the history and importance of Huffman Prairie. This collection contains the materials and documents used by Nolin in his job and research of Huffman Prairie. Materials primarily include photographs, maps, correspondence, and news clippings.

Subject Area(s): Local History, Nature and Parks


North German Lutheran Church Records
1814-1928, 2 reels

Contains eleven volumes of Cincinnati church records which were written in German script until 1923. Included are records of baptisms, confirmations, marriages, and funerals, as well as meeting minutes and membership lists. The North German Lutheran Church was also known as the German Evangelical Lutheran Reformed Church.

Subject Area(s): Religion


Norwood Presbyterian Church Records
1887-1911, 1 reel

Consists of three volumes of records which include an early church history, session minutes, membership lists, and a register of elders.

Subject Area(s): Religion



Nutter, Ervin J., Papers
1953-2000, 1 folder

Items relating to the life and work of Ervin J. Nutter.

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



Nutter, Zoe Dell Lantis, Papers
1934-2010, 5.9 lin. ft.

The collection consists of the personal papers and photographs of Zoe Dell Lantis Nutter, a resident of Xenia, Ohio. Zoe Dell is recognized for her influence in aviation and in her local community as a pilot and the first woman president of the National Aviation Hall of Fame, as well as for her contributions to several civic organizations. In 1939 she was named "Most Photographed and Publicized Girl in the World," which was mostly attributed to her role as Theme Girl in the 1938 San Francisco Golden Gate International Exposition and Treasure Island.

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