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NAME

SC NO.

DATE

J.W. Brown Store – a cloth label cut from a coat or jacket.  The label is medium beige with brown lettering and has a “B” in a stylized coat of arms and under it “J. W. Brown Store, Piqua, Ohio

6862

n.d.

J.W. Brown Store – Rhythm Step shoe advertising pamphlet

6664

n.d.

J.W. Brown Store receipt for 4 yards of material, threat, buttons and a buckle - $5.80 dated March 11, 1944.

6501

1944

J.W. Brown Store receipts from the 1930’s (2)

6853

c. 1935

J.W. Brown Store, 322-324 N. Main St., Piqua, Ohio – Statement and envelope sent to Helen Cuff, 825 Robinson, Piqua, Ohio – postmarked Piqua, March 28, 1962

6670

1962

J.W. Brown Store, cash register receipt

2565

n.d.

Jackson Cemetery Dedication photograph

1762

1980

Jackson Club, Piqua, Ohio - membership certificate - Charles L. Hathaway - 8 January 1888

2054

1888

Jacobs, C.R. -Kohler Plumbing Fixtures, Troy, Ohio - photo

3883

c.1944

Jacoby, Robert “Bob” – [#1] signed photograph of Bob Jacoby [r] and Ken Fletcher (l).  Fletcher is the founder of Roberds Appliance and electronics stores.  [#2] signed photograph of Gordon Jump, “the Maytag Repairman”. [#3] Revised Builder Program for Roberds Store in Piqua, program designed by Bob Jacoby.

5961

n.d.

Jacoby’s – business card and note pad for Robert C. Jacoby of Jacobys Appliance Store c. 1970’s

7247

c. 1970’s

Jacoby’s Advertisement

696

c.1970

Jacobys – Robert C. Jacoby business card – Jacobys Appliance Store

5958

c. 1970

Jacobys Grand Opening of their store at 100 Sunset Strip – a two page advertisement in the Piqua Daily Call April 22, 1971

5620A

1971

Jacomet – [1] Draft Notification of Classification cards for Henry Joseph Jacomet dated 1942, 1943, 1944; [3] Post cards to Henry Joseph Jacomet from the U.S. Navy Recruiting Station in Springfield, Ohio – 3 cards dated July, September, October 1943

7560

1942-1944

Jacomet – [1] Western Union telegram dated July 31, 1932 to Mrs. Bertha Jacomett sent from Ramona, South Dakota – message: “Mother died this morning funeral Tuesday notify relatives” signed “Lew”.  [2] Western Union telegram dated November 8, 1933 to B Jacomett sent from Ramona, South Dakota – message: “Father passed away Nov 8 3 AM notify all relatives” signed “Jacomets”

7559

1932 & 1933

Jacomet – eight 2 ¼” x 2 1/8” transparencied of members of the Jacomet family probably in South Dakota c. 1930s

7561

c. 1930s

Jacomet – Henry Joseph Jacomet: [A] Selective Service Registration Certificate (Draft Card) dated February 15, 1942.  [B] South Dakota Visitor’s Fishing License dated September 28, 1949 

7609

1942, 1949

Jacomet – Mrs. Bertha Jacomet, 542 Gordon Street, Piqua, Ohio – Automobile and Installment Loan payment coupon book from The Second National Bank, Warren, Ohio – 15 payments 1943-1944.

7610

1944

Jail, Piqua – photo

1286

c.1950

Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home, Piqua, Ohio – hand fan

7267

n.d.

Jamieson Funeral Home – calendar

334

1973

Jane Greene – [1] Chautauqua Program, Third Annual American Legion Drum Corps Chautauqua July 29-30-31 August 1-2, 1934 – Miss Jane Albright singing Sunday, July 29,  [2] Two Dramatic Evenings, December 5-6, 1939, Little Playhouse, Kemper Lane – Jane Albright appearing in the one act play, “For All Time”, program

6380

1934 & 1939

Jane Greene – [1] Madame Marta Wittkowska presents Jane Eleanor Albright in a recital of Song and Drama, St. Paul’s Evangelical Church, June 14, (no year possible either 1935 or 1938) – program; [2] Christ Lutheran Church, Bexley, Ohio, bulletin announcing that Jane Albright will sing a solo at the evening service March 10, 1935

6379

c. 1937 & 1935

Jane Greene – 8 x 10 black/white photograph of Jane Greene in the makeup room at Mote Park preparing for a Piqua Players Production.  This Small Collection and the ones labeled “Jane Greene” that follow are from a scrapbook of Jane’s artistic and dramatic activities mainly with Piqua Players.  SC-6378-6408 are all part of the Jane Greene Scrapbook.

6378

n.d.

Jane Greene – Piqua Daily Call article by Brenda Clement, November 15, 2007 about Jane (Albright) Greene’s first visit to Piqua as a nine year-old girl in 1924.  This is the last of the documents from the Jane Greene Scrapbook – SC-6378-6408 all came from the scrapbook.

6408

2007

Jane Greene – Piqua Players 1957 productions:  [1] “Miranda” February 26-27, 1957 program and [2] “Dirty Work at the Crossroads” June 13-14, 1957 – 2 copies of the program, a newspaper clipping of Jane Greene in the role of Widow Lovelace, the heroine’s mother and four 5x7 black/white photos of the production when it was restaged in the 1970’s (all four photos are of scenes in which Jane Greene appeared on stage).

6382

1957 & c. 1973

Jane Greene – Piqua Players 1959 productions:

[1] “The Solid Gold Cadillac” June 12-13, 1959, - program, 2 newspaper clippings and five 2 ¼” x 3 ½” glossy color photos of scenes.  [2] “Sabrina Fair” November 5-6, 1959 – program.

6383

1959

Jane Greene – Piqua Players 1960 productions:  [1] “The Curious Savage” February 5-6, 1960 – program, advertising post card, three newspaper clippings, one 6x9 black/white photo and one 4x6 black/white photo.  [2] “Once More, With Feeling” November 11-12, 1960 – 2 programs and 2 newspaper clippings.

6384

1960

Jane Greene – Piqua Players 1961 productions:  [1] “Arsenic and Old Lace” February 10-11, 1961 – Program and a 5x7 black/white photo of Jane Greene, Lillian Overholser and John Anderson in a scene from the play.  [2] “Life With Father” October 20-21, 1961 – Program and 8 newspaper clippings.  One of the clippings includes a photo of the principals in the play: Steve Schmidlapp, Jane Greene, Dick Hennessey, Ellis Schmidlapp, Marty Bowerman, Glen Hoes, Ropbert McCarty and Lois Sims.

6385

1961

Jane Greene – Piqua Players 1962 productions:  [1] “Uncle Harry” March 9-10, 1962 – program; [2] “Sister was a Sport” May 25-26, 1962 – program and a newspaper clipping with picture.  In the picture are Betty Pemberton, Eileen Webster, Lois Sims, Jane Greene and Ginny Coyne.

6386

1962

Jane Greene – Piqua Players 1963 productions:  {1] “Harvey” February 22-23, 1963 – program, advertising business card, 5x7 black/white photo of a scene from the play and a newspaper clipping. [2] “Everybody Loves Opal” with Jane Greene in the lead role as “Opal” November 29-30, 1963 – program, 7 newspaper clippings (2 including photos), 5x6 black/white photo and five 8x10 black/white photos of scenes from the play in which Jane Greene appears on the stage.

6387

1963

Jane Greene – Piqua Players 1965 productions:  “Speaking of Murder” February 12-13, 1965 – program and six newspaper clippings (2 with photos).

6388

1965

Jane Greene – Piqua Players 1966 productions:  [1] “Dracula” February 10,11,12, 1966 – program; [2] “Charley’s Aunt” November 25-26, 1966 – poster (place mat) program and newspaper clipping with photograph.

6389

1966

Jane Greene – Piqua Players 1967 productions: 

“The Night of January 16th” May 12-13, 1967 – program.

6390

1967

Jane Greene – Piqua Players 1968 productions:  “My Fair Lady” May 3-4, 1968 – program and two 8x10 black/white photographs of scenes from the play

6391

1968

Jane Greene – Piqua Players 1973 productions:  [1] “Fiddler on the Roof” 1973 – program; [2] A group from Piqua Players under the name Vest Pocket Players put on four one act plays for the Theatre/Restaurant at the University

6392

1973

Jane Greene – Piqua Players 1974 production:  “Night Watch” November 22-23, 1974 – program

6393

1974

Jane Greene – Piqua Players 1976 production: “Arsenic and Old Lace” May 22, 1976 – program, flier and four newspaper clippings each with a photograph – the play was presented as a Dinner Theater at the Upper Valley Joint Vocational School.

6394

1976

Jane Greene – Piqua Players 1979 production:  “The Prisoner of Second Avenue” November 23, 24 & 30 December 1, 1979 – Program

6395

1979

Jane Greene – Piqua Players 1980 productions:  “The Music Man” February 23-24, 29-March 1, 1980 – program (2 copies) and flier

6396

1980

Jane Greene – Piqua Players 1981 production:  “Angel Street” November 6-7, 13-14, 1981 program and a certificate of appreciation to Jane Greene from Piqua Players for her work on “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying”

6397

1981

Jane Greene – Piqua Players 1982 production:  “Damn Yankees” February 26-28, March 5-6, 1982 – program

6398

1982

Jane Greene – Piqua Players 1983 productions:  “Deathtrap” May 6-7, 13-14, 1983 – program, ticket and two newspaper clippings.

6399

1983

Jane Greene – Piqua Players 1984 productions:  [1] “Gypsy” February 24-26, March 1-3, 1984 – program and advertising bookmark.  [2] “Spirit” November 2-3, 9-10, 1984 – program, advertising table sign and two newspaper clippings (one with picture of Jane Greene in a scene from the play.

6400

1984

Jane Greene – Piqua Players 1985 productions:  “Night of January 16th” May 3-4, 10-11, 1985 – program and two newspaper articles both with pictures.

6401

1985

Jane Greene – Piqua Players 1986 productions:  [1] “Kind Lady” May 2-3, 9-10, 1986 – program and two newspaper clippings with pictures.  [2] “Come Blow Your Horn” October 31, November 1, 7-8, 1986 – program and one newspaper clipping with picture.

6402

1986

Jane Greene – Piqua Players 1989 production:  “Steel Magnolias” May 5-6, 12-13, 1989 – program and six newspaper clippings (two with pictures).

6403

1989

Jane Greene – Piqua Players 1991 production:  “The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940” November 1-2, 8-9, 1991 – program, 8x10 black/white photo of the cast and 2 newspaper clippings, both with photographs.

6404

1991

Jane Greene – Piqua Players 1992 productions:  “Lend Me a Tenor” November 6-7, 13-14, 1992 – program, table advertising, five newspaper clippings (two with pictures).

6405

1992

Jane Greene – Piqua Players 1994 production:  “Me and My Girl” February 25-27, March 4-6, 1994 – program.

6406

1994

Jane Greene – Piqua Players 2001 production:  “On With the Show 1951-2001, 50 Years with Piqua Players” – a retrospective of past musicals

6407

2001

Jane Greene – Piqua Players program for “Ladies in Retirement”, April 10 & 11, 1956, [2] photo of a scene from the play; [3] newspaper clipping about the play

6381

1956

Japanese Currency- Post WWII

1902

1940’s

Javawocky Restaurant menu - located at 413 N. Main St. - Mike Foster proprietor.

5079

2007

Jeffery, H.M. – Piano tuner – Advertising card, 212 W. Water Street

860

c.1910

Jewish American Archives - advertisement

2588

1940

Jewish Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1928 – composite of individual photographic portraits of the graduates in the Class of 1928 – Margaret Theresse Gehle was a member of the Class of 1928.

6648

1928

John Johnston Papers – a combined table of contents for the 3 rolls of microfilm prepared by Leonard Hill in 1957.

7550

1957

John Joseph Albert, M. Div., Charred Surfaces: Life, Love and Spiritual Desire.  A book of poems drawn out of his life experiences in Piqua.

5493

2009

John Joseph Albert, M. Div., Homelessness In Piqua: A Brief narrative history of Bethany Center’s Initiative in Addressing the Growing Social Problem of homelessness in Piqua and Our Community’s Response.

5494

2010

Johnson, Andrew – photograph of Pvt. Andrew Johnson in U.S. Army uniform – photo dated 1919 taken just after enlistment – he was a member of Company I, 50th Infantry.

7137

1919

Johnson, Andrew – photograph panoramic – 48” wide x 8” high – Presentation of Cups to Companies I and F, 50th Infantry by General Allen, December 21, 1920.  Private Andrew Johnson is indicated by a small arrow on the photograph.

7138

1920

Johnson, P.

539

n.d.

Johnson, Rev. Andrew Jackson-photograph, grandfather of Marylou Cron see SC-2019

2011

c.1900

Johnston – “Col. John Johnston, The Piqua Years” by James C. Oda – a 27 page booklet prepared for the 1984 Piqua Heritage Festival.

7854

1984

Johnston - Dedication of Colonel John Johnston Masonic Historical Marker - program (5 copies)

4272

1979

Johnston Cemetery – Letter from F. A. Smith, Clerk of Washington Township, Miami County, Ohio to D. K. Gillespie, Esq., Kirkwood, Shelby County, Ohio.  The letter asks for any information Mr. Gillespie may have such as books or plot maps to be brought to the Washington Township Office since the township had no data concerning the cemetery.  The letter is dated March 30, 1891.

7759

1891

Johnston Cemetery - Map and names of veterans buried at the cemetery and the location of the graves.

4433

n.d.

Johnston Cemetery-partial listing of interments-p. 4

4217

n.d.

Johnston Family Land Records

21

1808-1880’s

Johnston Farm - photo - fund raiser for the Heritage Festival.

3853

1983

Johnston Farm – photographs

739

1988

Johnston Farm – postcard admission ticket to the Piqua Historical Area, Ohio Historical Society

5778

n.d.

Johnston Farm – program for “An Evening with the Mills Brothers,” featuring John Mills and Elmer Hopper.  A fund raising program presented by the Johnston Farm and Indian Agency & the Piqua Area Chamber of Commerce at the Fort Piqua Plaza, April 19, 2018.  Included in the program are two tickets and handouts.

7946

2018

Johnston Farm - Travel Writers visit to the Piqua Historical Site.  8 x 10 pictures of Johnston Farm

2277

1973

Johnston Farm - two photographs:  [1] The farm house and the Spring House  [2] a military reenactor firing a cannon at Heritage Festival - farm house is in the background.

4463

c. 1990

Johnston Farm and Indian Agency – home of Col. John Johnston.  Nine 4 x 6 color photos of docents in period costume.  The photos are dated December 18, 2000.  The photos are identified as follows:  #1 – Helen Earl, Sarah McCarty; #2 – Nancy Woods, Lis Kleinhans; #3 – Tim Mann, David Cron, Megan Wagner, John Gallagher, R. J. O’Donnell, Jennifer Walker; #4 – Rob Reider, Tim Mann, David Cron, Megan Wagner, Jennifer Walker; #5 – Mary Lou Kindell, Nancy Weatherhead; #6 & #7 – Carol Matthews; #8 – Tim Mann; #9 – Louise Wegler, Mara Riley, Karen Purke, Terry Purke. – Photos are by Jim O’Donnell.

8096

2000

Johnston Farm barn - watercolor by Davis Gray of Gray's Watercolors 7 1/2" x 9 1/2" matted to 11"x14".

4966

n.d.

Johnston Farm Barn article written by Leonard Hill

4213

n.d.

Johnston Farm Friends Council By-Laws – Draft February 2014 – this draft was adopted as written without changes by the general meeting of the Council at its February 2014 general meeting.

6736

2014

Johnston Farm Friends Council program for “An Evening with General Sherman” – Piqua Country Club, Thursday, April 12, 2012.  Also a brochure for the Sherman House Museum in Lancaster, Ohio

5990

2012

Johnston Farm fund raising brochure – request to become a member of the 1804 Society with the donation of $1,804 to be used to preserve and protect the Johnston Farm and Indian Agency for the future.

5880

1911

Johnston Farm invitation to a reception to unveil the vision of a New Museum Education Center – May 21, 2013

6509

2013

Johnston Farm post cards: [1] farm house [2] canal boat

3061

n.d.

Johnston Farm- Reconstruction Slides- furnished by John Carpenter, reconstruction company

1992

1967-1972

Johnston, Abraham Robinson – “Your Affectionate Son, Robinson”  American Expansionism and the Life of Captain Abraham Robinson Johnston, 1815-1846, and article by Steven L. Wright in The Journal of San Diego History.  The article was the Winner o9f the 2005 Milton Fintzelberg Memorial Award

7367

2005

Johnston, Col. John - Dedication of Historical Marker, Program and flier by Warren Lodge No. 24 Free and Accepted Masons.

3165

1979

Johnston, Col. John - photograph 1855

4918

1855

Johnston, Col. John: the Piqua Years

3947

1984

Johnston, Col. John's Memorandum book, excerpts from the original book which is at the William L. Clements Library, Ann Arbor, Michigan

4211

1962

Johnston, Colonel John (Bible)

29

1816

Johnston, Jane Scott – Funeral Invitation for the funeral of Jane Scott Johnston, wife of James Johnston, mother of William Scott Johnston and Helen Johnston – funeral was January 25, 1864.

7706

1864

Johnston, John - copies of letters to and from Col. John Johnston and his family, 1835-1852.

3184

1835-52

Johnston, John (Indian Agent):  Abstract of Provisions to Indians

125

1825

Johnston, John, letter to National Intelligencer

867

Dec. 1845

Johnston, John: Papers relating to the Fall Creek Massacre-Madison County, Indiana, March 1864

4566

6-Feb-05

Johnston, Margaret A. - deed dated 22 March 1854 for part of lot 29 [lot 60 in the new numbers] on the north end of the 400 block of N. Main St. east side.  The property in question is a 20 foot wide front on Main St. and extends back the length of the lot.

3446

1854

Johnston/Morris Deeds

134

1880-1940

Johnston/Vance family Bible

3323

1856

Johnston’s Farm - Commemorative coins issued 1973 - on the front "Piqua, Ohio Historical Heritage Area" and on the back "Piqua Historical Area Johnston Indian Agency 1810-1973".  Johnston farm house is on the back.  Map of Ohio with profile of an Indian and a star to denote the location of Piqua is on the front.

5157

1973

Johnston’s Farm – The Ohio Historical Society, Piqua Museum Renovation Exhibit Plan – floor plan dated November 30, 1998.  This floor plan was done when OHS planned to turn Johnston’s Farm into a totally agricultural exhibit and move the Indian exhibits and relics to another museum.  This plan was never carried out.

7523

1998

Johnston’s Farm Postcards (6)

1724

1977

Jones, Margery Brown – “A Collection of Sketches & Poetry by Margery Brown Jones, compiled beginning Sunday, October 2nd, 1983.  Margery Brown was a member of the Piqua Central High School Class of 1965.

8104

1983

Jones, Mathias - photo

3669

c. 1870

Jordan, Eleanor Louisa – 2 photographs, c. 1913 – Eleanor was born September 7, 1900 in Piqua, Ohio.  She married a man named O’Brien who died in the 1920’s and then married Marvin Webster on September 5, 1931 in Liberty, Indiana.  Thus the name on the back of the photo is Eleanor Louisa Jordan O’Brien Webster.  There is a third photo of a man during the 1913 flood identified only as a “Friend of my Aunt Mary Jordan Richardson.”  The photos were sent to the library by Stephen G. Webster, Eleanor’s son, of Wilmington,  Deleware.

7693

1913

Joseph Francis & Sons Ironing Board Mfg. Label

1602

1924

Journal - Sales Journal in German found in a collection of documents relating to Coral Covault.  The dates in the surviving part of the journal are 13 February 1906-1 May 1917.

3464

1917

Journal of the Ohio State Teachers Association, vol. 3 no. 10 - December 1925 - mailed to Elsie Wallace, 922 Washington Ave., Piqua, a teacher at Spring Street School.

4776

1925

Judge James DeWeese

4628

c. 1970's

July 4, 2016 – two posters advertising daytime activities at Fountain Park and evening activities at Lock 9 Riverfront Park, including musical groups and fireworks.

7579

2016

July 4th program - "Celebrate America's Independence, July 4th - 1977 at Fountain Park"

5168

1977

Justice of the Peace Commission for Lemuel F. Munroe of Liberty Township, Delaware County, Ohio and signed by Allen Trimble, Governor of Ohio on 14 January 1828.

5075

1828

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