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NAME

SC NO.

DATE

L.C. & W.L. Cron Furniture Company – East Main Street, Piqua. – c. 1900 – 4” x 5” black/white

6547

c. 1900

L.M Flesh – personal ledger financials

1414

1907-1945

Ladies' Aid Society United Brethren Church, Piqua, Ohio - Digest of the Day

2657

1929

Ladies Aid Society, United Brethren Church, Digest of the Day [ a copy]

2707

1928

Ladies of Golden Eagle Reports

52

1927-8

Ladies of Piqua (The), An Art Exhibition mounted at the Piqua Historical Museum, 509 N. Main St. and running from June to October 2004. Three copies of a brochure produced to go along with the exhibition.

5141

2004

Lafayette Council – Masons Program

1033

1921

Lakeside Grocery, Bait and Tackle shop, Montezuma, Ohio – b/w 3 ½” x 5” photograph – photo dated August 1960

7362

1960

Land Agreement (signed by ”x’s”)

1865

1835

Land Certificate

1873

1830

Land Deed 1836

1839

1836

Land Grant – copy of a land grant signed by President James Monroe and Josiah Meigs Commissioner of the General Land Office for land purchased by James Johnston of Miami County.  The land is described as the south east quarter of Section 17, in township 9, range five, East Meridian Survey, dated 8 December 1818.  At the time of the sale the land was in Miami County.  In 1819 Shelby County was created and the land today is in Loramie Township, Shelby County, south southwest of Mt. Jefferson north of the intersection of Russia-Versailles Rd. and Stillwater Rd. (CR 119)

6346

1818

Land Grant issued to John Brown for the southeast quarter of Section 23, Township 8, Range 5 East, signed April 17, 1833 by Andrew Jackson, President.

7866

1833

Land Grants issued and signed by Edmund Randolph Esquire, Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia:  [A] Land Grant issued to Abraham Steickle, George Henry and others for 21,540 acres of land in the Commonwealth of Virginia.  Signed by Edmund Randolph Esquire, Governor and dated July 30, 1788.  [B] Copy of a land grant issued to William Whetcroft for 1996 acres of land and signed by Edmund Randolph Esquire, Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia and the original is dated January 11, 1787.  Other names mentioned in the grant are Henry Banks and Malcolm Hart.

7582

1787, 1788

Land Patent (Certificate) #3150 issued to Joseph Green for a quarter section [northeast quarter of section 12 of township 1, in Range 12] in southern Shelby County.  The date of the Patent is 25 October 1813 and it is signed by President James Madison.  This is a copy and attached to it is a certificate of authenticity of the patent dated 2 October 1884.

3445

1813 & 1884

Land Transfers involving the hydraulic canal

2681

c. 1905

Land Warrant #11,178 issued to John H. Mathers for 40 acres of land subject to sale a Council Bluff, Iowa.  The warrant is dated 15 January 1858 and is signed by President James Buchanan.

3444

1858

Land Warrant #68,373 issued in favor of Benjamin Betterton a veteran of the War of 1812.  The warrant was exercised by Nathan F. Wilbur.  The warrant is for 40 acres of land subject to sale at Defiance, Ohio.  The warrant is dated 9 July 1853, and is signed by President Franklin Pierce.

3442

1853

Land Warrant #9,989 issued in favor of Jane Beckett, widow of Joseph Becket a veteran of the War of 1812.  The warrant was exercised by John H. Mathers.  The warrant is for 80 acres of land subject to sale at Council Bluff, Iowa.  The warrant is dated 2 July 1860 and signed by President James Buchanan.

3443

1860

Lander, Ellen Taylor – A Sower’s Harvest, by Evangelist Ellen Taylor Lander, 1123 Madison Ave., Piqua, Ohio, 1946

7457

1946

Landis, James – Hair Designs – photo

753

n.d.

Landman's Mill Photographs - exterior and interior showing the machinery.

3258

1989

Landman's Mill: [1] photo of a roll top desk inside the mill after the mill closed.  [2] photo of a "Flour Dresser" machine inside the mill.

4385

1979

Lange - Hotel Fort Piqua greeting card.  This is an original pen and ink illustration  of the hotel.

5159

n.d.

Lange Brewery - photo

3806

c.1900

Lange Brewing Co.-stock certificate

1515

n.d.

Lange Brewing Company - beer labels: "The American Eagle," and "Bohemian Pale," c. 1900

2360

c. 1900

Lange Brewing Company - Deeds (3) - 1151 Fisher St.

2282

1900 - 1904

Lange Document Collection

54

1870-c.1951

Lange Products Company - Deeds (2) - 219 Spring St.

2283

1931 - 1943

Lange Realty & Investment Co. - 3 stock certificates issued to Alexander M. Lange, Pauline Lange, and Marie Lange, also one blank stock certificate to The Lange Brewing Company

2531

1936, 1937

Lange, Frank N. & Fred - Lear Avia Lease - Building "R" - Young & Weber Streets

2285

1944

Lange, Fred - photo

3827

1971

Lange, Fred J. - 1961 Survey Map of 6.21 acres in southwest quarter of section 31, town 7, range 6

3225

1961

Lange, Henry & wife - deed - 513 Spring St. - 1907 - and Lange Realty and Investment Co. - deed - 220 N. Main - 1940

2284

1907 & 1940

Lange, Mary Bucher - Funeral Card - 21 April 1925

3553

1925

Lange, Raymond “Step” – Aerial Photographs of Piqua, c. 1946 – [1 pos – 1 neg] – Piqua Country Club and surrounding houses

6170

c.1946

Lange, Raymond “Step” – Aerial Photographs of Piqua, c. 1946 – [1 pos – 1 neg] – Washington Ave. and Riverside Dr. looking southwest

6183

c.1946

Lange, Raymond “Step” – Aerial Photographs of Piqua, c. 1946 – [2 pos – 1 neg] – French Oil, Hartzell and High Street Hill water tower – looking southwest

6169

c.1946

Lange, Raymond “Step” – Aerial Photographs of Piqua, c. 1946 – [2 pos – 1 neg] – French Oil Mill Machine Co., Hartzell Propeller Co. and High St. Hill

6171

c.1946

Lange, Raymond “Step” – Aerial Photographs of Piqua, c. 1946 – [2 pos – 1 neg] – Superior and Atlas Underwear Companies and N. Main St. Bridge looking south

6172

c.1946

Lange, Raymond “Step” – Aerial Photographs of Piqua, c. 1946 – [2 pos – 1 neg] – Val Decker Packing Co., Piqua Armory, Aerovent

6173

c.1946

Lange, Raymond “Step” – Aerial Photographs of Piqua, c. 1946 – [2 pos – 1 neg] – Piqua Stone Quarry and Piqua Power Plant looking southwest

6174

c.1946

Lange, Raymond “Step” – Aerial Photographs of Piqua, c. 1946 – [2 pos – 1 neg] – French Oil Mill Machine Co., Hartzell Propeller Co. and High St. Hill

6175

c.1946

Lange, Raymond “Step” – Aerial Photographs of Piqua, c. 1946 – [2 pos – 1 neg] – Looking south down North Main St.

6176

c.1946

Lange, Raymond “Step” – Aerial Photographs of Piqua, c. 1946 – [2 pos – 1 neg] – The Hollow Swimming Pool

6177

c.1946

Lange, Raymond “Step” – Aerial Photographs of Piqua, c. 1946 – [2 pos – 1 neg] – Superior and Atlas Underwear Companies and downtown looking south by southeast

6178

c.1946

Lange, Raymond “Step” – Aerial Photographs of Piqua, c. 1946 – [2 pos – 1 neg] – Piqua Stone Quarry, Piqua Power Plant and south end industrial area – looking west

6179

c.1946

Lange, Raymond “Step” – Aerial Photographs of Piqua, c. 1946 – [2 pos – 1 neg] – Superior and Atlas Underwear Companies and downtown looking south by southeast

6180

c.1946

Lange, Raymond “Step” – Aerial Photographs of Piqua, c. 1946 – [2 pos – 1 neg] – Mote Park looking east

6181

c.1946

Lange, Raymond “Step” – Aerial Photographs of Piqua, c. 1946 – [2 pos – 1 neg] – northwest Piqua looking southwest

6182

c.1946

Lange, Raymond “Step” – Aerial Photographs of Piqua, c. 1946 – [2 pos – 1 neg] – Val Decker Packing Co. and East Ash St. Bridge

6184

c.1946

Lange, Raymond “Step” – Aerial Photographs of Piqua, c. 1946 – [2 pos – 1 neg] – Superior and Atlas Underwear Companies and the North Downing St. area

6185

c.1946

Lange, Raymond “Step” – Aerial Photographs of Piqua, c. 1946 – [2 pos – 1 neg] – Clark Ave. and Mote Park, looking from the southwest toward the northeast

6186

c. 1946

Lange, Raymond “Step” – Aerial Photographs of Piqua, c. 1946 – [2 pos – 1 neg] – Hydraulic Canal inside Forest Hill Cemetery

6187

c. 1946

Lange, Raymond “Step” – Aerial Photographs of Piqua, c. 1946 – Aerovent and E. Ash St. Bridge looking north [2 pos – 1 neg]

6162

c. 1946

Lange, Raymond “Step” – Aerial Photographs of Piqua, c. 1946 – Aerovent and Val Decker Packing Co. looking southeast [2 pos – 1 neg]

6164

c.1946

Lange, Raymond “Step” – Aerial Photographs of Piqua, c. 1946 – Atlas and Superior Underwear Companies looking north [2 pos – 1 neg]

6166

c.1946

Lange, Raymond “Step” – Aerial Photographs of Piqua, c. 1946 – Atlas and Superior Underwear Companies and the N. Main St. Bridge looking northwest [2 pos – 1 neg]

6167

c.1946

Lange, Raymond “Step” – Aerial Photographs of Piqua, c. 1946 – Piqua stone quarry and the Bridge St. bridge [2 pos – 1 neg]

6163

c.1946

Lange, Raymond “Step” – Aerial Photographs of Piqua, c. 1946 – Piqua Country Club looking north [2 pos – 1 neg]

6168

c.1946

Lange, Raymond “Step” – Aerial Photographs of Piqua, c. 1946 – south end industrial area looking southeast [2 pos – 1 neg]

6165

c.1946

Lange's Brewery - coaster

2561

n.d.

Lange's Studio - post card offering wedding photograph services - Sent to engaged couples

3144

c. 1946

Lange's Swimming Pool - Water Street at Spring Street - photograph

2061

?

Lantern slide – Hardin Pike near Mercer Farm – Rachel Johnston House – c. 1923.  Along with the slide is an envelope addressed to Mr. & Mrs. Ralph May, 1308 Washington Ave. and postmarked April 5, 1956.  The envelope is from Mrs. Louise S. Meyers, 824 Hancock Street, Holdrege, Nebraska.  The information for the lantern slide is written on the edge of the back of the envelope.

6840

c. 1923 & 1956

LaRaza-Ohio Hispanic Population July 1980 Edition

1427

1980

Large gathering of school children, their parents, teachers and administrators in front of the school in SC 7338 above with the same panel truck – 8 x 10 b/w photograph – location of the school is not determined, possibly Miami County, Ohio

7339

c. 1950

Latimer, Larry D. School Memory Book

1456

1976

Laug Family genealogy – 5 photographs of the Laug Family monument in Forest Hill Cemetery, Piqua, Ohio.  Photos are 4” x 6” color and were taken by Diane Hoster as part of Laug Family research.

8124

c. 2001

Laug Family genealogy – two cards from Gerda Schievink in Nordhorn, Germany to George H. Laug in Piqua.  The cards are in German.

8123

2000, 2001

Laug Family genealogy – two letters from Diane Hosler, Grand Rapids, Michigan, to George H. Laug, Piqua, Ohio.  The letters contained Laug family trees and family ancestor sheets.  The information covered member of the Laug family in Nordhorn, Germany, Grand Rapids, Michigan and Piqua Ohio.  The letters are dated July and August 1999.

8125

1999

Laug, Edna – photo

1237

c.1900

Laug, John – address list of family and friends

5964

c. 1946

Laug, John and Anna Meinders Laug – Personal household inventory, supplies and expense record 1915-1917

5965

1915-1917

Lawler Battery Service – letterhead

1014

c.1920

Leader-Dispatch – letterhead

1081

c.1900

Leadership Piqua - 1982

3345

1982

Lear Avia – floor plan of first floor of Building C – corner of Young and Weber showing machinery locations and room usage, drawn 12/19/1944.

5526

1944

Lear Avia – Map of the area around Young, Weber, South, College Streets showing proposed new parking lots for the businesses and factories in the former Favorite Stove and Range Block – 1944

5525

1944

Lear Avia – Photograph of Lear Avia’s “Piqua Bondolear” B-24 Liberator Bomber christended at the Willow Run Bomber Plant, September 17, 1943.  Money for the aircraft was raised by the sale of War Bonds at Lear Avia’s Piqua Factory.

6221

1943

Lear Avia ad in Collier's Magazine

4590

3-Jul-45

Lear Avia Advertisement

1242

c.1945

Lear Avia Ball Team

1671

1944

Lear Avia Binder

1124

1945

Lear Avia Material

819

1980’s

Lear Avia News

2641

c. 1942

Lear Avia, Inc. Employee ID Badges

356

1940’s

Lear Inc. schematics

695

1945

Lear Log (The) – published by Lear, Incorporated, Piqua, Ohio – Vol. 5, No. 11, March 1945

5914

1945

Lear Log (The) published by Lear Avia, Inc, Piqua, Ohio, February 1945

5806

1945

Lear Log (The) published by Lear Avia, Inc, Piqua, Ohio, January 1945

5805

1945

Lear Log (The) published by Lear Avia, Inc, Piqua, Ohio, May 1945

5807

1945

Lear Log, Piqua Lear, Inc. magazine (front pages missing)

137

1945

Lear Log, The:  Lear, Inc. magazine

1610

1945

Learavian (The) - October 1944 - Lear Avia company magazine

4914

1944

Learavian (The) published by Lear Avia, Inc, Piqua, Ohio, Christmas 1944 (2 copies)

5804

1944

Learavian (The) published by Lear Avia, Inc, Piqua, Ohio, December 1943 (4 copies)

5801

1943

Learavian (The) published by Lear Avia, Inc, Piqua, Ohio, June 1944

5802

1944

Learavian (The) published by Lear Avia, Inc, Piqua, Ohio, November 1944

5803

1944

Lease Agreement between Trustees of Miami County 4-H Clubs Camp, Inc. (Indian Hills 4-H Camp) and Trustees of the Miami County Archeological Society and accompanying documents relevant to the creation of the lease.  The lease allowed the Archeological Society to erect a log museum building on the grounds of the Indian Hills 4-H Camp.  The lease is dated 23 September 1963.

8067

.

Leaves of Affection – a book presented to Mrs. John (Elizabeth Frances Farver) Knoop and also copies of obituary clippings found in the book along with some poems.  Book presented and inscribed by several people on June 14, 1864.

7337

1864

Lecklider/Munsell – wedding invitation to the marriage of Miss Kittie D. Munsell to Mr. Oliver J. Lecklider, June 11, 1896 at the home of the bride, 320 North Downing Street, Piqua – includes two envelopes.  After the wedding the couple intended to make their home in Pueblo, Colo.

6865

1896

Ledex Inc., Piqua,OH – “Control Techniques with Resonant Reed Relays”

385

1964

Ledger Book

863

c.1910

Ledger, miscellaneous, unknown entries

376

1880’s

Lee Zimmerman Post No. 289, American Legion minstrel show.  John B. Rogers Producing Co. Presents Hoop-La: Minstrel A-la-mode in three parts.  Performance program - show was put on at the Bradford Auditorium.

3545

1920

Lehman Catholic High School 15th Annual Harvest Auction, “Puttin’ On The Glitz”, Saturday, October 25, 2003 – program and auction catalog.

6905

2003

Lehman Catholic High School 2nd Annual Alumni Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony program 2008

6242

2008

Lehman High School 1989-1990 Curriculum Handbook

6903

1989

Lehman High School advertising booklet, brochure and The Lehman Link,

2630

1988

Lehman High School brochures

2800

1965

Lehman High School musical – “The King and I” – date not determined – from Don Smith

6927

n.d.

Lehman High School musical – Hello Dolly, April 7-9, 1989 program

6904

1989

Lehman High School North Central Evaluation packet - 1990-1991 school year

2460

1991

Lehman High School North Central Evaluation Report

3154

1991

Lehman Limelight 1989 traveling show program – “Be A Star” is the title of the show.

6902

1989

Lelia Hartlain (Miss), Piqua, O. – April 15, 1887 letter to her from P. Lynnff, Marion, Ohio – the original letter is very faded and faint – color copies are included in an attempt to make it somewhat readable.

7432

1887

Lena Conover Schools - photographs of buildings and the superintendents 1884-1941

2721

1985

Lena-Conover High School 1936-1937 boys  basketball team photograph:  Superintendent, Mr. Shibler; Principal, Mr. Whetstone; Coach, Mr. Lewis; Team: Jack McDonald; Hugh Mather; Jack Latherberry; Les Ullery.  Seniors: Paul Stapleton; Richard Putman; Woodrew Saul; Howard Caven; Warren Wert; John Donnaely

7435

1936-37

Lena-Conover High School 1936-1937 girls basketball team photograph:  Coach, Miss Baker; Evelyn Wolcott; Grace Beal; Nina Grube; Norma Wolcott; Dorothy Walborn; Betty Offenbacker; Nettie Sipe; Beatrice McOwen; Ruth McDonald; Virginia Saul.

7434

1936-37

Lena-Conover Searchlight (The) – Lena-Conover High School newsletter: Volume 14, Number 3 (December 1938) and Volume 14, Number 5 (April 7, 1939) – Conover, Ohio

7433

1938-39

Leonard - A. M. Leonard & Son, est. 1885, Piqua, OH - Handbook of Nursery & Garden Tools

285

1940

Leonard – A.M. Leonard autobiography – copy of his 90 page typed autobiography which he produced in 1925.

5453

1925

Leslie’s Illustrated Weekly Newspaper, November 3, 1917:  The War In Pictures – World War I.

8074

1917

Leslie’s Illustrated Weekly Newspaper, vol. CXXV, no. 3236, Saturday, September 15, 1917 – the cover and lead article is “The Red Cross Nurse” – World War I

6982

1917

Let's Explore Ohio booklet by Standard Ohio Co.

2496

1938

Letter and envelope – written on stationery, “Office of John B. Kennedy, General
Agent for The Singer Manufacturing Company’s Sewing Machines, 164 Fourth Street, Louisville, Ky.”  The letter is dated August 1, 1870.  The letter salutation is “Dearest Delia” and is signed “Your loving Lloyd.”  The address on the envelope appears to be “Myss Delia Harth, Piqua, Ohio”.  The letter discusses the health of both Delia and Lloyd, neither of which appear to be in good health at the moment.

6786

1870

Letter from May's Oil Co. - changing the name of the Concerts Association

2510

1981

Letter from the office of Congressman William M. McCulloch to Mr. Richard Honeyman along with 3 tickets to the visitors gallery of the United States Senate Chamber; a visitors pass to the U.S. House of Representatives; 3 visitors passes to the White House; a brochure on the White House; and a brochure entitled “Seeing Washington D. C. from the Washington Convention and Visitors Bureau

7534

1971

Letter from Thomas Sawyer of Oak Dale (farm, plantation), Elizabethville, Pennsylvania, to James H. Rea, Piqua, Ohio.  The letter is written on parchment and folded and sealed for mailing.  The apparent cost of mailing was $10.  The letter was written dated May 2, 1848.

7994

1848

Letter from Wright Field to Canal Zone

1838

1933

Letter on Washington Township, Miami County, Ohio stationery dated June 7, 1890 to D.K. Gellspie, Esq. from Joe Defrees, Trustee-Washington Township.  Envelope is included.

5940

1890

Letter to Medalist Apparel-ordering from E. Saxenmeyer, St. Louis

3210

1991

Letter, Pat Flesh to the Piqua Historical Society containing her membership fee

2550

1985

Letters for Invitation to the Foreman Club Annual Meeting and members names and addresses and their song sheet.

2430

1927

Letters, Communication concerning Alfred Flesh and birth certificate

1862

n.d.

Letters, Piqua written by “Mary” also Daily Journal “Mary” possible author

1197

c.1860

Leuthart – Carey – the descendants of Mathias Leuthart (1568-1631) and Katharina Wydler (1570-1647) of Switzerland

7557

n.d.

Levee Construction - Photograph - River Street west of North Downing St., looking northwest

2072

c. 1915

Levee Construction-corner Main & Riverside-photo

2200

c. 1915

Levering & Farrow Wagon Company

109

c.1890’s

Levering, William J. - Marine Corps Active Duty Notice - 19 Jan., 1944

2303

1944

Liberty Bell March (The) by John Philip Sousa, published by The John Church Company, Cincinnati,  copyright 1893 – Piano arrangement

6231

1893

Liberty Loan Subscribers Certificate

1843

c. 1918

Library – “Moving From Greene Street to High Street, 2008” – a photo scrapbook compiled and donated by Barb Sanderson – Pictures of all the employees in 2008.

7911

2008

Library - Appraisal Report of 500 North Main St. - report sent to Wallace White by Charles Cox - August 1992

2739

1992

Library – photographs of the three libraries to serve Piqua: [1] Schmidlapp Free School Library,  [2] Flesh Public Library,  [3] Piqua Public Library.  Photos taken c. 2009

5976

c. 2009

Library - Proposed Piqua Public Library/Piqua City Schools Office using the two additions to the Central High School building and demolishing the 1913 portion of the building and using it as a parking lot.

3196

n.d.

Library - Summer Reading Club packet - 1990 - "Catch The Waves"

2741

1990

Library (The) - a brochure given to the Flesh Public Library staff at the staff in-service meeting in early 2008 in preparation for the move to the Fort Piqua Plaza.  The brochure includes a history and photos of the old hotel, floor plans for the basement and first and second floors, future plans for the third floor and a floor plan for the fourth floor banquet and conference center.

5139

2008

Library Appropriations and news on budget cuts - 1993

2738

1993

Library auction – auction of old equipment and shelving remaining after the closing of the Flesh Public Library 124 W. Greene Street – Tony Bayman is the auctioneer – 2009 (2)

7407

2009

Library borrower's complaint about book loaned to daughter - a memo to the library trustees from Wally White, 11 July 1991

2737

1991

Library Building Study - 1991 - "Alternate Building Site Meeting"  29 October 1991 results

2736

1991

Library Bulletin - "Happy 100th Birthday Schmidlapp Free School Library Building 1990

2735

1990

Library Date Due Cards – a set of five library book cards showing the evolving methods of recording the date a book was due over the years from hand written to hand stamped to machine

2409

Various

Library Dinner Photographs - The dinner was held in the  Local History Room of the Flesh Public Library at 124 West Greene St.  There are twelve photos.  The dinner occurred in the Spring of 1984.  The photos were given to Pat Best by Mrs. Rosemary Gutman.  Pat Best donated the photos to the library archives.

5029

1984

Library Haunted Tour – 2012 – sponsored by the Library Friends  - 2 photographs of the participants in putting on the tour in costume – 26 October 2012

6214

2012

Library Lounge Series presented by the Friends of the Piqua Public Library – advertising poster for the program “Evening of BLUEGRASS, Thursday, Aug 15th [2013].”  The program featured the bluegrass band, Rock Island Plow Co. [2 copies, 1 is mounted and 1 is not]

6731

2013

Library Lounge Series presented by the Friends of the Piqua Public Library – advertising poster for the program “The Olive Oasis: Olive Oils and Balsamic Vinegars”.  The program was presented on Friday, June 21, 2013 in the Piqua Public Library Lobby and was hosted by Lucas Schlumpf, owner of The Olive Oasis in Troy, Ohio.

6730

2013

Library of Congress - 25 Questions Most Frequently Asked by Visitors

2626

c. 1980

Library photographs – miscellaneous: 1995 book sale; 2003 Jean Wilson Reed Steif bear collection; Beth Hole; Jim Oda and a lady holding a copy of The Grandparents Guide; Library receiving a memorial U.S. flag, January 2003; 2002 December Trustees meeting – Bill McNeil and Cheryl Nuenschwander (7)

7405

various

Library Typical Hour in 1988 - bulletin form the Flesh Public Library

2734

1988

Liermann, C.W.- eyeglass case: optometrist, 330 Orr Flesh Bldg., Piqua.  Includes cloth eyeglass cleaner

3401

c.1926

Liette, Ed Realty, Inc - [1] photo of the office at 212 W. High St. just before demolition.  [2] photo of 212 W. High St. after the Liette office was demolished

4386

c. 2006

Light’s Puzzler, an eight page magazine printed on newsprint paper containing advertising, puzzles, jokes, etc. – published by Light’s Drug Store, Broadway and High Streets, Piqua, Ohio – April 1921 – Light’s Drug Store, Amos W. Light Proprietor, Drugs and Druggist Sundries, 430 W. High St.

6669

1921

Lilliputian, The World's smallest newspaper

2024

1870

Lily Furniture Polish Co. Card

1052

c.1900

Lincoln Club ribbons - two royal blue 2" x 8" ribbons with "LINCOLN CLUB" in gold letters printed on them.  The Lincoln Club was probably a local Republican Party organization in the 1890's.  Election materials - These ribbons were found in the Family Bible of Fredrick Geyer and Martha Mason Geyer.

5023

c. 1895

Lincoln Funeral Announcement – Border Hall

1051

1865

Lincoln Funeral Train flyer for its stop in Troy, OH from September 10-13, 2015

7277

2015

Lincoln Letter - copy of a letter written by Abraham Lincoln to Mrs. Bixby, Boston, Mass. Noting the loss of her five sons in battle.  This letter was reprinted by the Meteor Motor Car Co.

4958

1926

Lincoln, Abraham (booklets) 1. Chronology 1809-1865, 2. Photographs, 3. Lincoln Letters, 4. National Memorial paper, Lincoln City, Indiana

2759

1943

Lindsey, Movee – photo

710

c.1960

Lines, Jesse Collection

116

1874-1905

Lion Coffee cut-outs: paper cut-outs of 8 boys and 4 girls, along with six background scenes – the boys and girls are depicted as engaging in adult occupations and are dressed as they would have been in approximately 1900.  These were printed to be collected and played with by children and to advertise Lion Coffee.

7659

c. 1900

Lionel train calendars (2)

4856

1997-98

Lions Club of Piqua Presents Cheer Up a Musical Revue at Mays Opera House 16 & 17 Feb. 1927, program AND a new Cheer Up at Mays Opera House 7 & 8 November 1927

2670

1927

Lion's Club Picnic - photo

3838

1932

Liquor Assessment Receipt Henry Black

1840

c. 1917

Liquor License issued to George C. Kiefer – Kiefer’s Broadway Pharmacy – June 24, 1942

5912

1942

List of all lots in Piqua – the following information is given on the list: Section, Town and Range of the lot; the original lot numbers (in-lot and out-lot); the Bevans lot numbers based on the Bevans survey; the present lot numbers.  The list is arranged in sequential order based on the present lot numbers.  This list was secured from the county engineers office c. 2014.

7769

c. 2014

Little Professor Book Center, Miami Valley Centre Mall, 987 East Ash Street, Suite 150, Piqua, Ohio – two bookmarks

6329

2000

Littlejohn, Dr. David L., Optometrist - Main Optical, Piqua, Ohio - business card

4917

c. 2005

Lloyd Photographer – 2 photographs

1443

c.1890

Lo Ra Hamburger Shop: 8x10 black and white photos c. 1930’s.

5701

c. 1930’s

Local election campaign signs - issues: [1] Vote for Ordinance 32-95 - Citizens for Property Rights for the Ordinance 181 X. [2] Vote Yes Upper Valley JVS - tax levy for Upper Valley Joint Vocational School.

4682

c. 1995

Local election campaign signs - Public Officers: [1] Kindell for Judge. [2] Re-elect Arthur Haddad and Richard Adams, County Commissioners. [3] Elect Oda County Commissioner. [4] Tony White, Republican for Sheriff. [5] Re-elect Lucy Fess, Commissioner, Mayor (Piqua City Commission). [6] Netzley, Representative (state).

4680

various

Local History Day Proclamation

4624

1991

Local History Education Day Proclamation

4625

1992

Lock 9 - Miami and Erie Canal photograph - from the Pennsylvania Railroad Collection - photo taken 18 October 1911 and is photo number 3512. - copy

3463

1911

Lock 9 Park – the original Schematic Master Plan for the Piqua Riverfront Park, Bikeways & Streetscape as designed by Kenneth Cunningham Associates, Inc., Landscape Architects, Site Planners, Cincinnati, Ohio – the plan is on mylar plastic and is dated December 20, 1991.  [see separate tube on shelves with roll and flat storage boxes.]

7460

1991

Lock 9 Photographs - devastation and excavation

2034

1913 & 1998

Lock Nine - Miami and Erie Canal, Piqua, Ohio - twenty-six photographs of students uncovering Lock Nine on 2 February 1998.  This was a student archaeological project led by James Oda prior to the construction of Lock Nine Park.

5027

1998

Lock Nine Park Dedication program, September 12, 1998.

7655

1998

Lockington - 2 photos of Loramie Creek viaduct, 1951 - 2 photos of Locks near Lockington Mill, 1966 - photo of remains of lock near Loramie Creek , 1976

2196

1951, 1966, 1976

Lockington - Historic sign "The Canal in Lockington" - photograph

4919

1951

Lockington – View of Locks at: - photo

655

1897

Lockington Dam

446

1927

Lockington Dam - Construction Photographs: [1] Bridge over Loramie Creek below the dam site. [2 & 3] Construction of the concrete spillway  [4] Construction shed - James Earl Applegett standing in the door.  [5] Moving fill by horse and wagon. [6] Spillway [7] Stair step spillway floor [8] Rail line constructed to move material to the dam. [9] Leveling stone against grade markers. [10] Workers in front of the construction shed. [11, 12, 13] Houses across from the dam.  [14] Construction at the dam.  [15] Photo of the dam and spillway taken from the bridge downstream of the spillway.  [16] Village of Lockington [17] Wife of one of the workers dressed for church.

3621

1919-1921

Lockington Dam - Photographs and negatives of the building of the Lockington Dam:  [1] Lockington Dam work team [2] Dam completed - view of the spillway, [3] view of construction work [4] Lockington Bridge [5] View of construction [6] (L. to R.) ____, Lois June Wheeler, Harold B. Jungs (worked as a water boy), Martha Elizabeth June Hipple [7] work team families, [8] Concrete forms for the spillway, [9] Vernon Jones and Charles Ritter [10] cleared land [11] Harry Loppes [12] Photos donated by Kenneth Jones.

3577

1918

Lockington Dam construction photograph - 14 May 1919 - Donated by Augusta (Cruse) Burnett.  The workers are hand placing stone to grade markers.

4482

1919

Lockington dam construction photograph - Job 3-1942A, 5-21-20.  Written on the back of the photo is "Art Yenney . . .worked the year 1920 age 20 years."

4780

1920

Lockington Dam-photo of construction (4)

1430

1920

Lockington Locks Historical Area - National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form.  Owner is listed as the Ohio Historical Society.

4620

1969

Lockington Locks, 4 photographs - Charles Crosby Collection

2448

c. 1944,  c. 1950

Lockington Locks, Stairway of the Canal - an article by Robert H. Mueller, Jr. in American Canals November 1990

2777

1990

Lockington Locks-photographs (2)

1479

n.d.

Lockington Lodge Financial Feasibility Study

4595

1978

Lockington Museum of the Old Northwest Frontier, B&W photos (5), brochure

1723

1978

Lockington, Ohio - Museum of the Old North-West Frontier - brochure (2copies)

4274

n.d.

Lockington, Ohio - plat map from the 1910 Tax Book

3222

1910

Lodge members escorting a funeral hearse in a funeral procession – lodge not identified.

6702

n.d.

Loeffler, Frances – Piqua Schools Report Cards

850

1907-1916

Loffer, Ray - Order of George presented to Ray Loffer by Robert Hance, Cliff Alexander is also in the picture - photo

4257

1978

Loffer, Ray L. - Retirement Book - "In appreciation for 47 years of dedicated service from your loyal Aerovent family"

2261

1984

Logan Co. Historical Society, Tours of the Season

4209

1962

Lois Porter Honeyman’s Third grade language and reading workbooks: [1] A Workbook for use with The Pathway to Reading Second Reader, Lou A. Shepherd and Elizabeth Hart Bennett, New York: Silver, Burdett and Company, 1934.  [2] Third Grade Language Helps for Written English, Saint Louis, MO: Webster Publishing Company. 1928.

7539

1928, 1934

London Symphony Orchestra and Arthur Nikisch, American Tour

4177

1912

Long Way to Forest Hill Cemetery, The, by Phyllis Mann Knouff, Nellie Herron Mann, Catherine Graham Hecker, October 1985 – this is a listing and burial record of the cemeteries in Piqua prior to Forest Hill Cemetery.

7553

1985

LoRa Hamburger Shop – 119 W. Ash St. – photo

786

c.1920

LoRa Hamburger Shop photo with note that John & Ermal Davis worked at LoRa in 1940.  John earned $16/week and Ermal $11 per week - they married in 1940 and lived across the street from the LoRa in a second floor apartment.

4449

c. 1940

Loramie Aqueduct near Lockington – photo

723

c.1890

Loramie Mills

461

n.d.

Loramie Mills Farmer’s Exchange – photo

746

n.d.

Loraphone Disc Player, Model A-1023 - 2 photographs - The Loraphone Disc Player was manufactured between 1914 and 1916.  Photos were taken in 1997.

3572

c. 1915 & 1997

Lorimer Bridge, Piqua, Ohio (East Main Street Bridge):  Surveyor's Book, County Surveyor's Office By B. LeFevre and B. McCurdy

3950

1914

Lorimer Letter on Prohibition

111

1915

Lost Creek High School Annual (Yearbook) 1940 – Title of the yearbook is Scarlet & White.  The yearbook was published by the students with pictures pasted on the pages.  Lost Creek High School was located just west of Casstown, Miami County, Ohio

8139

1940

Lost Creek High School Annual (Yearbook) 1941 – Title of the yearbook is Scarlet & Gray.  The yearbook was published by the students with pictures pasted on the pages.  Lost Creek High School was located just west of Casstown, Miami County, Ohio

8140

1941

Lostcreek Christian Church: [1] Sunday School class picture - minister Rev. Howard Early Truitt - picture taken at the home of Mr. & Mrs. Lee Baldwin - Individuals in the photo are identified on the back.  [2] Sunday School Picnic - children and adults.  This photo was donated with the photo in #1 and may be the Lostcreek Church congregation.  There is no identification on the photograph.

4402

c. 1913

Lot #1251-Title Abstracts-Mortgage Campbell to Wright

188

1870-1905

Louie Orr, Autograph book - brother of Anna Orr

2527

1879

Louis, D. & Son, Fancy Grocer, Piqua, OH – recipe book

299

1910

Love’s Response: Polka Sentimentale by Charles Kinkel, published by A.C. Peters & Bro., Cincinnati, Copyright 1864 – arranged for Piano

6233

1864

Lovelace, Andy - Lovelaceville, KY - photograph

3653

c. 1890

Low Dam behind Piqua Power Plant – 8 ¼” x 11” black/white photograph

6687

c. 1940’s

Lukins, Donald “Buz” – photograph at his office desk – probably as a U.S. Representative in Washington, D.C.

6193

n.d.

Lullabies to Lessons Mother’s Club Program

1484

1985

Lundgard, Niels - hunting cabin in northern Michigan - photographs

2091

?

Lustron Home – full page advertising in Saturday Evening Post for a Lustron Steel Home – the ad contains the basic floor plan and an interior of the 14 x 16’ living room and an exterior elevation drawing. – December 25, 1948

6248

1948

Lyric Hotel – m 1 ¾” x 1/8” metal circular disk – on the back is a mirror – on the front it a picture of a lady standing wearing a flesh colored body stocking draped in gold and green on a brown background.  Printed in small beige letters at the feet of the lady is the following:  “Complements of the Lyric Hotel / Buffet, 115-117 N. Wayne St., Piqua, Ohio.”  This advertising piece dates to 1907-1908.  Included in the folder is a copy of a page from The Standard Directory of Piqua, Ohio and Rural Routes, 1907-1908 which lists the Lyric Hotel.  In the 1906 directory the building was listed as The Stag Hotel.  In the 1909 directory the building was listed as The Wayne Hotel.

7147

1907

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