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NAME

SC NO.

DATE

W. I. C Program - Women, Infant, Child nutrition program poster detailing eligibility for the program, types of foods which can be obtained from the program and where to go to apply.

4674

N.D.

W.C.T.U. pin

1329

c.1900

W.P.A. Worker Postcard

1322

1930’s

W.W. Alexander Grocer - grocery sales slip to Mrs. Chas. Conroy, March 8, 1923

2552

1923

WACO – 2 photos: [1] WACO single engine biplane seating four to six.  [2] Fuel truck at the WACO factory and runway.  Photos are 3 ½ x 3 ½” black and white.

6454

1942

WACO – photograph and description of the World War II WACO UPF-7 Trainer aircraft

6220

c. 1943

WACO – photograph of a WACO single wing, single engine, small scout plane (2 seater) with a fixed landing gear.  The plane has Civil Air Patrol markings.  Photo is c. 1945

6453

c. 1945

WACO – photographs and descriptions of the World War II WACO CG-4A Glider.

6219

c. 1943

WACO – program for the opening of the WACO Air Museum and the fly-in on September 18 & 19, 2009.

5508

2009

WACO – seven photographs of a small single wing glider with three tail fins.  Photos taken at the WACO factory in Troy, Ohio.  The glider appears to be able to hold four passengers.  Photos are

3 ½ x 3 ½”.

6451

c. 1943

WACO – two photos of large WACO gliders produced for the U.S. Army in World War II.  One photo is 8 x 10” b/w – the glider is a slender round nosed CG-3A Glider.  The other photo is a 3 ½ x 3 ½” Troop Carrying Glider of the type used during the Normandy Invasion of Europe in June 1944.

6452

1943, 1944

Waco Aircraft Co. – Union Agreement Waco Aircraft Co. and International Union, United Automobile, Aircraft and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (CIO), Effective November 1st, 1944.

6295

1944

Waco Aircraft Co. - Waco Historical Society Fly-in materials - 1985

2783

1985

WACO Aircraft Co. check payable to Kenneth Moore for $0.10 dated 22 August 1945

6227

1945

WACO Aircraft Company - stationery

2085

?

Waco Airplane - photo

3855

1981

Waco Airplane photo proof sheet

1156

c.1980

WACO Biplane – photo

676

c.1920

WACO Biplane – photo

835

c.1920

WACO CG-13 Super glider – photo

1232

c.1945

WACO plane and troop carrying gliders – photograph – c. 1943

6266

c. 1943

Waco-pictures from Piqua Daily Call

1878

13-May-78

Wagner and Sons Building Movers, 1920-1950 - three photos.

4472

c. 1935

Wagner Cast Aluminum Ware advertising in the December 1919 issue of Woman’s Home Companion – The Wagner Manufacturing Co., Sidney, Ohio

8102

1919

Wagner Groven Furniture - s. e. cor. Wayne & Ash - photo

870

c. 1910

Wagner, Groven & Co. - Advertising postcard - Fall Festival, Oct 28-29-30, 1908

2069

1908

Wagner, Groven & Co., Funeral Arrangement booklet for Catherine Schwarz (Schwartz) died September 8, 1960

5897

1906

Wagner, Groven & Co., Wayne & Ash, SE corner – photo

869

c.1900

Wagner, Roy - photograph

3665

c. 1890

Wagoner, Keith – Print of a pen and ink drawing of Echo Knob located at Camp Whip Poor Will Girl Scout Camp, operated by the Girl Scouts of Western Ohio, on the southeastern border of Warren County, Ohio – 1991 – the drawing is a limited edition #1 of 125 prints.

6618

1991

Wagoner, Keith – Print of a pen and ink drawing of Grace Cullen Cabin, a log cabin  located at Camp Whip Poor Will Girl Scout Camp, operated by the Girl Scouts of Western Ohio, on the southeastern border of Warren County, Ohio, near the Little Miami River – 1989 – the drawing is a limited edition #90 of 125 prints.

6619

1989

Wagoner, Keith – Print of a pen and ink drawing of Mary Rollins Dining Lodge  located at Camp Whip Poor Will Girl Scout Camp, operated by the Girl Scouts of Western Ohio, on the southeastern border of Warren County, Ohio, near the Little Miami River – 1996.

6620

1996

Wagoner, Keith – Print of a pen and ink drawing of Woodhull Lodge  located at Camp Whip Poor Will Girl Scout Camp, operated by the Girl Scouts of Western Ohio, on the southeastern border of Warren County, Ohio – 1990 – the drawing is a limited edition #20 of 125 prints.

6617

1990

Wait Until Dark – production photograph – probably Piqua Players – from Don Smith

6928

n.d.

Walborn & Riker Co. – A Catalog of Pony, Cob and Horse Pleasure Vehicles of high quality and reasonable prices.  The Walborn & Riker Co., Prize Builders, Saint Paris, Ohio, U.S.A. – this carriage, wagon catalog probably dates c. 1900.

7697

c. 1900

Walker, William Pinckney: speech/notes on 100th Anniversary of Ohio's statehood

3342

c.1903

Walker’s Furniture Delivery Truck – photo

1131

c.1920

Wall Charts of WWII

1836

c. 1940

Wall Street Journal (The), October 22, 1990 – this paper has a front page article on the Piqua Underwear Festival.

6101

1990

Wall, Leslie Collection, Raglin’s Barber Shop, 626 W. High, articles, photos

922

n.d.

Wall, Leslie photograph

1657

1900

Wampler – bills for Ellen Wampler from Klopfer’s Grocery (2), Troy Cement Block Co., Troy Lumber Co. – all dated 1951

7815

1951

Wampler – certified copy of the Last Will and Testament of Sarah Ellen Beitman Wampler, dated December 4, 1935

7811

1935

Wampler – envelopes addressed to Sarah Ellen Beitman Wampler, 1904, 1933, 1933, 1937, 1938, 1944, 1945

7816

various

Wampler – notices of tobacco crop allotments for farms owned by Sarah Ellen Wampler – also notice of payments for approved practices under the 1951 Agricultural Conservation Program – these notices are from the U.S. Department of Agriculture

7814

1951

Wampler – property taxes paid by Sarah Ellen Wampler in January, May and July, 1950

7812

1950

War Bond envelope issued by French Oil Mill Machinery Co. - envelope reads, "Keep this Bond where it's safe, Protect it from Loss or Fire by having it placed in The French Oil Mill Employees Safety Deposit Box at The Piqua National Bank & Trust Co. Free of Charge.  The numbers for eight bonds and their denominations are listed on the envelope.

5188

1942-1944

War Bonds-2 war bond post cards

1659

1943

War Bread recipes - pamphlet from the University of Illinois College of Agriculture  to help lessen the use of wheat.

2491

1917

War Diary and Farmers Almanac, 1899 by Gilbert Brothers & Company publishers, Baltimore – A diary of the Spanish-American War from February 15-October 18, 1898

7599

1899

War Ration Book – Florence Kirby, Conover, OH

1165

c.1945

War Ration Book – Jones, Howard P.

1243

c.1945

War Ration Book Four for Eugene T. Smith

1587

1945

War Ration Books

1043

c.1945

War Ration Books – Caslani family

1109

c.1945

War Ration Books – Rengel Family

1388

c.1940

War Ration Books (8) OPA

992

c.1945

Ward Hartman, Pioneer Midst Change by George Randolph Snyder, printed by Hammer Graphics, Inc., 216W. High St. Piqua, Ohio 45356 – Rev. Ward Hartman was a missionary to China sent by The Reformed Church in the United States.

7716

n.d.

Warm Fuzzy Stories and pictures from Piqua Daily Call

1882

1974

Warranty Deed dated April 17, 1914 -   Samuel K. Statler sold parts of the following Piqua Lots to Leo M. Flesh for $37,000.  The lots involved are Piqua Lot #52, 61, 62, 59.

7871

1914

Warranty Deed dated February 27, 1909 – Earnest W. and Hannah Hecker sold 10.61 acres in the northeast quarter of Section 24, Town 8, Range 5 East, to Henry C. Brown and Miles K. Brown for $1.50.

7870

1909

Warranty Deed from Sarah C. Lindsay to Perry W. Hoblit for land in the fractional part of the Northwest quarter, Section 24, Town 1, Range 11, of the Miami River Survey

2761

1921

Warranty Deed from W.P. Rice and Charles Magee to Charles W. Kiser - 7 April 1909

2680

1909

Warranty Deed with Dower dated December 14, 1878 but not filed with the Recorder’s Office until May 4, 1916 – Henry C. Brown sold approximately 152 acres in Sections 23 and 24, Town 8, Range 5 East to Miles K. Brown for $10,000.

7872

1878 & 1916

Warranty Deed, dated August 4, 1905 – W. R. Shaul of Champaign County, Ohio sold the following land to Leo M. Flesh for the sum of $1.00: Piqua Lots #1510, 1551, 1552, 1553, 1555, 1556

7869

1905

Warranty Deeds – 2 Deeds to Lot 40, Recker Heights Sub-Division: (1) Richard V. Miller, et al to Ralph L. Matthews, et al recorded March 26, 1958.  (2) Ralph L. Matthews , et ux. To Carl E. Fair, et ux. Recorded June 18, 1958.

6678

1958

Warren Lodge #24 Program Masons, Piqua

1035

1924

Warren Lodge No. 24 F. & A. M. Piqua, Ohio – By-laws and Masonic Directory – 1973

6030

1973

War-Time Cookery - Economy Recipes and a List of the Gas Company-s Composite Ranges and other Household Gas Necessities for 1918 - The Peoples Gas Light & Coke company

2592

1918

Washing, son of George – photo

716

n.d.

Washington Avenue looking south from the Hydraulic embankment – c. 1970

5797

c. 1970

Washington Cathedral, A Guide to the Cathedral Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, Mount Saint Alban, Washington, District of Columbia

2891

1965

Washington–High Street Elementary School yearbook 2013-2014

7384

2014

Washington Intermediate School D.A.R.E. Graduation program – 16 January 2013 – the D.A.R.E. program is part of the 5th grade

6291

2013

Washington Intermediate School Open House held prior to the demolition of the school in preparation for a new Washington Primary School – 5 May 2013

6510

2013

Washington Local Elementary School yearbook – 1964

7508

1964

Washington Local Elementary School, Piqua, OH 1963-1964 Yearbook – Classbook.(2 copies)

5767

1964

Washington Local Elementary School, Piqua, OH 1964-1965 Yearbook – Memories.(2 copies)

5768

1965

Washington Local School (Washington Township School) Chatterbox, the student newspaper put out by the eighth grade class members in October 1966.

7741

1966

Washington Local School eighth grade graduation photograph and program – June 4, 1968

7511

1968

Washington Local School yearbook – 1964-65

7509

1965

Washington Local School, Mrs. Shields grade 2 composite photograph of 32 individual pictures – 1962

7510

1962

Washington Pike, 5730, - Auction Notice

1000

n.d.

Washington Township Farmer’s Club Constitution & Bylaws

1795

1893, 1896, 1902

Washington Township Land Tax Duplicate for 1828 – one page of the duplicate

7766

1828

Washington Township Land Tax Duplicate for the Town Lots of Piqua, Ohio for the year 1837 – 9 pages

7767

1837

Washington Township Land Tax Duplicate for the Town Lots of Piqua, Ohio for the year 1838 – 10 pages

7768

1838

Washington Township Land Tax Duplicate for the year 1826 – pages 105-117

7765

1826

Washington Township Public Schools Commencement - 19 May 1899 - Program

3701

1899

Washington Township Road Tax Duplicate - 1850

2407

1850

Washington Township School - Blue and Gold chenille cheerleading letter "W" and a Award Certificate to accompany it

4972

1963

Washington Township School – copy of a photograph of Grades 7 & 8 in 1936, the first year the school was built.  The students and teacher are identified.

5988

1936

Washington Township School – individual photographs of elementary school students c. 1945 also 3 copies of a 5th grade class from Demmitt Elementary School, 1962-63 (no further information as to location)

5770

c. 1945 & 1963

Washington Township Sunday School - Tickets and Information

4186

1904

Washington Township, School District No. 4, Day Book - Daily attendance record - 24 October 1842 - 8 March 1850

2378

1842-1850

Washington Twp. School – Class Pictures (2)

997

1940’s-1950’s

Washington Twp. Schools Program

1588

1891

Washington, D.C. Points of Interest in and about Washington from the office of Congressman William McCulloch

4205

1938

Washington, George - Wakefield, Va. His birthplace and the Will of Mary Washington, his mother.  Article and reprint dated 1932

2767

1932

Washington, George -[1] "George Washington Year By Year:  Dates of important events relating to George Washington, 1183-1799."   [2] "Mount Vernon: the Home of Washington."  [3] "Story of Washington" by Harriet G. Reiter.  These three booklets were printed during the bicentennial of the birth of George Washington in 1932. - donated by Sharon Watson

5032

1932

Washington, George -copy of a document granting an Honorary Discharge to Lewis Boyer, private in the Continental Army, by Commander in Chief General George Washington, dated 10 December, 1783

5095

1783 (copy)

Washington, Guide to - photographs and detailed description of landmarks .

4203

c. 1950

Water & Downing Streets – Corner of: - photo

669

Late 1940’s

Water St., 219-221 West – photo

1005

c.1920

Water St., 227 W., Fire Dept. Bldg. – photo

1278

c.1950

Water Street Repair 13 March 1979

1884

Mar-79

Water Supply and Treatment by Charles P. Hoover, Bulletin 211, Published by National Lime Association, Washington, D.C., 1946 – this book was the property of Raymond S. Swob.  He used it as a text in a short course; the date for the short course written in the book is September 15, 1950. Raymond Swob began working for the Piqua City Water Works c. 1930 as an operator.  He retired c. 1965 as the Superintendent of the Piqua City Water Works.

7715

1946

Water Works on Washington Ave.

4627

1890'a

Watkins Calendars 1985, 1986, 1988 and a Watkins wall mount paper holder.

5328

1985, 1986, 1988

Watkins Kid's Fun Book - a coloring book and children's activities book - from George Montgomery a Watkins Distributor

5327

c. 1985

Wayne - 300 Block N. Wayne St. - looking North- Snowfall Photograph

2116

1950

Wayne - 320 N. Wayne - Phillips & Sharp Reality - photo

2236

c. 1970s

Wayne - 324-326 North Wayne - photographs

2234

c. 1980

Wayne - 400 N. Wayne - Photograph

2112

c. 1970

Wayne - 408 N. Wayne St. - photo

2134

c.1970

Wayne - 500 N. Wayne St. - photo

2135

c.1970

Wayne - 516 N. Wayne St. - photo

2136

1973

Wayne - 519 N. Wayne St. - photo

2138

c.1970

Wayne - 519 N. Wayne St. - photo

2139

c.1970

Wayne - 523 N. Wayne St. - photo

2140

c.1980

Wayne - 603 N. Wayne St. - photograph

2130

c.1970

Wayne - 618 N. Wayne St. - photo

2137

c.1970

Wayne - 701 N. Wayne St. - photo

2143

c.1970

Wayne - 727 N. Wayne St. - photo

2142

c.1970

Wayne - 728 N. Wayne St. - photo

2145

c.1970

Wayne- 523 N. Wayne- SE cor. Wayne & North - photo

2141

c.1970

Wayne St. Snowfall – photo

852

1950

Wayne St., 220 N., Post Office – photo

1281

c.1950

Wayne St., 315, Architectural Impact Study – 19 negatives

1199

c.1990

Wayne Street - 129 S. Wayne, former Salvation Army Citadel – photo

946

c.1980

Wayne Street - 623 N. Wayne Street – photo

951

n.d

Wayne Street Methodist Church – Methodist Youth Fellowship Minute of Meetings 1950-1952

5966

1950-1952

Wayne Street Methodist Episcopal Church – 4 pages of notes on the final sermon of Rev. E. Warner (Werner), Sunday, September 15, 1901

5972

1901

Wayne Street Methodist Episcopal Church – Queen Esther Circle Treasurer’s Book for quilt blocks and other revenues and expenses, 1934-1937

5973

1934-1937

Wayne Street Methodist Episcopal Church – Record of Queen Esther Circle of Wayne St. M. E. Church, Piqua, Ohio, organized March 29, 1932 – membership and attendance, 1932-1937 and treasurer’s records 1932-1934.

5974

1932-1937

Wayne Street Methodist Episcopal Church – World Service Treasurer’s Book – Mission Money – Emma E. Birk, Treasurer – January 1, 1945 to May 28, 1952.  Also lists of offering envelope numbers for 1946, 1945-48 and 1949-50.

5975

1945-1952

Wayne Street Methodist Episcopal Church / German Methodist Society – Records Journal of the German Methodist Society 1889-1912

5967

1889-1912

Wayne Street Methodist Episcopal Church / German Methodist Society – Das Junior Jugend bund (the Junior Youth group) records of their meetings in German 1897-1900.

5968

1897-1900

Wayne Street Methodist Episcopal Church Christmas Service bulletin

5910

c. 1940’s

Wayne Street Methodist Episcopal Church Treasurer’s record journal 1922-1927

5969

1922-1927

Wayne Street Methodist Episcopal Church Treasurer’s record journal 1899-1928 and a collection of notes and documents found inside the record book that date up to 1952.

5970

1899-1928 and various

Wayne Street Methodist Episcopal Church: [1] Membership List, September1936.  [2] Bulletin, October 10, 1948.  [3] Facts about the Membership, 1950-1952. [3] Apportionment for Conference Year 1951-1952.  [4] Financial Reports from June 1, 1951 to March 1, 1952 and from March 1, 1952 to June 1, 1952.  [5] List of Membership in May 1952 at about the time the church closed its doors – 77 members listed.

5971

1936, 1948, 1950-1952

Wayne Street overpass demolition: pictures of demolition of elevated portion of Pennsylvania Railroad -19 pictures

4832

1991-2

Wayne Street School – class photo

931

c.1890

Wayne Street School photographs - exterior (2)

5237

n.d.

Wayne Street, 510-512 N. – plans, remodeling notes

1021

n.d.

Wayne Street, North 718

509

1980

Wayne Street, North, 208-214

494

1-Jul-80

Wayne Street, North, 418

512

1980

Wayne Street, North, 500

609

n.d.

Wayne Street, North, 510

485

1978

Wayne Street, North, 516

532

1978

Wayne Street, North, 523

588

1983

Wayne Street, North, 603

484

1978

Wayne Street, North, 603

515

1980

Wayne Street, North, 718

507

1980

Wayne Street, North, 728

519

1978

Wayne Street, South

602

1983

Wayne Street, South, 221

521

1978

Wayne-509 N. Wayne-photo

2207

1989

Wear-U-Well Shoes - Bradford, O. - catalog

2262

1910

Weather journal kept by A. M. Leonard in a Chicago, St. Louis & Pittsburgh Railroad Company Memorandum Report book.  The entries are from April 26, 1910 to May 1, 1938. In the back of the book is a partial sales journal with entries from August 9, 1923 to April 25, 1928.

8072

1910-1938

Webster School Picture

838

c.1890

Wedding Invitation – Tillie Le Bolt to Louis M. Levy, January 12, 1898 at the Plaza Hotel, Piqua, Ohio and a newspaper invitation to a reception for Ohio Governor and Mrs. Asa S. Bushnell hosted by Gen. and Mrs. W. P. Orr at the Hotel Plaza, Piqua, Ohio c. 1896

6376

c. 1896 & 1898

Wedding invitation to the marriage of Carole
Ann  Crump and Frederik Willem Wiegel at the Piqua Country Club, February 14,1970 – the invitation was sent to Mr. and Mrs. Rex Wilson, 1011 Park Ave. Piqua, OH

7728

1970

Wee Folks School, 1936, Piqua, Ohio – report card for Jimmy Fitzpatrick.  Wee Folks School was a 10 week summer program located at Grace Methodist Church.  It operated on three levels: Nursery, Preschool, and Kindergarten.  The school began in 1933 and continued past 1943.  Jimmy Fitzpatrick was the son of William F. and Florence W. Fitzpatrick.  William was the manager of Gallaher Drug Store and the family resided at 427 Riverside Drive.

8103

1936

Weigel, Dan – two photographs of Dan Weigel in his Army uniform – World War II

5410

c. 1943

Weinert - Josephine Weinert - Certificate of Completion of the Controlled-key Comptometer Adding and Calculating Machine Course of Instruction.  School under the supervision of the Felt and Tarrant Manufacturing Co. - December 1932

4650

1932

Weissmuller, Johnny – films in review

311

Jan. 1984

Weissmuller, Johnny - pictures and article

2725

n.d.

Weissmuller, Johnny- materials

257

n.d.

Welding-Practical Arc-pub. By Hobart

268

1942

Well, Rev.-Diaries

224

1867-1868

Welsh Settlements in Licking County, Ohio, 7 April 1869 - a history

3192

1869

Welsh, Catherine-Civil War Letters to:

228

1863-1864

Wendeln/Deutsch Wedding booklet containing pictures of the bride and groom, the family and the wedding party.  Also contained is the ceremony program and a message from the couple.  This was found in materials from the Piqua Daily Call.  19 November 2004.

3145

204

Wenger, Anna:  Scrapbook (11)

3324

1890's

Wenrick Items (Bradford)

124

1920-1929

Wertz, George P. - Selection to Ohio High School Football Coaches' Hall of Fame

4356

1974

Wertz, George P. “Buck” – Heidelberg College Ninth Annual Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremonies program – October 16, 1993

8181

1993

Wertz, George P. “Buck” – Piqua Civic Hall of Fame Sixth Annual Induction Ceremony program – June 11, 2000.

8182

2000

Wertz, George P., photo copy of program for George P. Wertz Recognition Days 13 & 14 September 1968

2636

1968

Wesleyan Methodist Church Plan

206

1843

West Milton, Ohio Precinct Map

3230

1956

Westerbeck, John Henry Harry - funeral notice, services at St. Paul's Church, burial in New Bremen

4174

1910

Western Courier & Enquirer

1688

27 May 1837

Western Ohio Lecture Series

170

1973-1977

Western Ohio Lecture Series: Edison College - 1974-77

4355

1974-77

Western Ohio Music Festival - May 1911, The Tabernacle, Corner of Virginia and Boone Streets, Piqua, Ohio - program - This booklet contains many pictures of prominent persons who were on the Board of Directors. It also contains pictures of Piqua businesses in 1911.

3550

1911

Western Ohio Music Festival Association

126

1911

Western Ohio Music Festival Association “The Tabernacle”

1150

1911

Western Ohio Music Festival Association Program

1227

1911

Western Ohio Music Festival Association, May 1911, "The Tabernacle", Piqua, Ohio - program booklet

4321

1911

Western Ohio Music Festival Program – Piqua, Ohio

309

n.d.

Western Reserve Magazine

2498

1978

Western Reserve University - Hardscrabble Hellas by Lucien Price: Story of "An Ohio Academe" (Western Reserve)

4140

1930

Western Union telegram to Mr. and Mrs. Walter Denman, 117 Gordon St. – message tells of the passing of “Pa” with funeral on Thursday in Garnd Rapids – message from Clarence Oplas – May 2, 1944

7972

1944

Westminster Presbyterian Church Directory - Church directories for the years 1976,1987,1991, 1993, 1994, 1996.  The directories contain the names and addresses of the church staff, officers, committees and members of the church.  The 1976 and 1987 directories also contain photographs of the members.

5146

various

Westminster Presbyterian Church visitors and new members brochure.  Dr. John Salmon, pastor.

5147

n.d.

Westminster Presbyterian Church, Piqua, Ohio - Easter Bulletin, 30 March 1969

2975

1969

Westminster United Presbyterian Church - photos (7): [1 & 2] Exterior photos. [3] Stained glass window [4 & 5] Interior c.1890's. [6 & 7] Interior c.1980's.

3787

c1897 & c.1980-1983

Westminster United Presbyterian Church cards

1015

n.d.

Westminster United Presbyterian Church Service of Dedication:  The Christian Education Building and Remodeled Areas, June 6, 1965 – bulletin and order of service.

6285

1965

Westminster United Presbyterian Church, Piqua - Memorial Chapel - photographs (2) and note cards

4152

1964

Weston High School Yearbook - 1915 - Weston Public Schools are near Bowling Green, Ohio.  In the yearbook is a photograph of school children standing in front of a horse drawn school bus.  Similar buses were used in Miami County.

4489

1915

WHIO Radio – photo – contest winner

962

c.1960

Whirlaball, Piqua General Supply Co. P.O. Box 618 Piqua, Ohio – Whirlaball is a toy composed of a string with a wooden ball on either end and a wooden tube in the middle.  Included in this folder is the manila instructions envelope which was the package for the toy and enlarged copies of the front and back of the envelope.  The price of the toy was 10 cents.  Piqua General Supply was located at 607 W. Water St. and managed by Stanley Dubois.  It engaged in the wholesale toy business.

6518

c. 1955

White Eagle’s Indian Oil – Newspaper ad for the White Eagle Medicine Co. which was run by Dr. A. P. McCarty (Father of heavyweight boxer Luther McCarty) at 222 Harrison St., Piqua. c. 1920

6293

c. 1920

White Shrine – black/white 7 ¼” x 3 ½” photograph of a White Shrine ceremony – date not determined

7703

n.d.

Widney, John – Miami Co. Land Register of:

612

1816

Wilbee, M. Katie - Funeral notice - 11 July 1875

3691

1875

Wilcox-Gay Recordio Disc – a blank 10” record in red vinyl for use in a recording company to produce copies of records.  -  Used by Modern Recording Service, 1002 Clark Avenue, Piqua, Ohio in the 1950’s [record not in original sleeve]

6804

c. 1950

WILD OHIO MAGAZINE - published by Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife

1949

1999 - 2003

Wilder Commemorative Open House program – Sunday, May 3, 2015 – the Wilder building will be decommissioned in the summer of 2015.

7202

2015

Wilder Intermediate School – student handbook  2001-2002

1436

2000

Wilder Intermediate School 2004 Poetry Project book – Sponsored by The Piqua Arts Council

7199

2004

Wilder Intermediate School 2005 Poetry Project book – Sponsored by The Piqua Arts Council

7200

2005

Wilder Intermediate School Cook Book – produced by the 4th Grade Class of Mrs. Gretchen Roeth 2000-2001

7195

2001

Wilder Intermediate School Fourth Grade Poetry Book for the 2005-2006 School Year – teachers: Mr. Amlin, Mrs. Bostick, Mrs. Klostermam, Mrs. Roeth.

7201

2006

Wilder Junior High “Hall of Fame” brochure

1720

1987-1988

Wilder Junior High School - National Junior Honor Society of Secondary Schools Membership Card - 1964 - signed by Donald Voorhees, Principal - issued to Debbie Applegett

4981

1964

Wilder Junior High School - photograph of students and faculty in front of the school - 1998-1999

4322

1999

Wilder Junior High School photographed in the winter c. 1952 – 3 ½” x 5” b/w photograph.

7226

c. 1952

Wilder Junior High School plays program for the Seventh, Eighth and Ninth Grade plays, December 2, 1960

6995

1960

Wilder Junior High School seventh grade, eighth grade and ninth grade play program - three one act plays - the script book for the ninth grade play, Antic Spring, is included in this file.  10 April 1964

4973

1964

Wilder Junior High School Yearbook 1983-1984 (duplicate copy)

7196

1984

Wilder Junior High School Yearbook 1984-1985 (duplicate copy)

7197

1985

Wilder Junior High School Yearbook 1996-1997 (duplicate copy)

7198

1997

Wilder P.T.A. Minstrel program book

7275

1951

Wilder School Class, composites of individual photos - photos (2): [1] Mr. Carter's 8th grade class (8B1), names of students are on the back. [2] Miss Reed's 8th grade class (8B2), students are not identified.

3777

1942

Wiley, T. J. Wiley & Co. envelope addressed to Mr. C.L. Wood

3056

c. 1907

Wilkins, John M., M.D. – envelope, bill and postal receipt written to John Daniels – also a $20 postal receipt showing money paid to Dr. G.A. Woodhouse of Pleasant Hill, Ohio.  These documents are dated January and February 1949.

6852

1949

Wilkinson - The J. Ben Wilkinson Company, Insurance, Piqua, Ohio - a sheet of stationery

4956

n.d.

Wilkinson Insurance Co.:  Ink blotter – 3 3/8” x 6” advertising “The J. Ben Wilkinson Co.” insurance agency located in 421-422 Orr-Flesh Block, Piqua, Ohio

5688

c. 1920

Wilkinson, Hortense - Scrapbook in a Journal.  Individuals names are indexed in the front.  Scrapbook dated 28 January 1909.  Contains photos and social mementos from 1902-1914

2371

1902-1914

Wilkinson, J. Ben Co. – notebook

303

n.d.

Wilkinson, J. Ben: datebook, 1929 with photos

3320

1929

Will the People Come Out at Piqua - an article about the beginning of Piqua Chautauqua

2581

c. 1905

Willcox, Wayne: Chief of Police I.D. card

4860

c. 2005

William P. Lear – article in the series “History of Radio” published in CB Magazine, June 1979

7442

1979

William P. Orr - appointment as a Trustee of the Ohio Soldiers' and Sailors' Home - appointment for five years by Governor Myron T. Herrick.

4646

1904

William Pitsenbarger photo- A picture of William H. Pitsenbarger with WHIO news reporter Don Wayne

5160

n.d.

Williams, William T. – Civil War letters of W.T. Williams to Miss M. (Mariah) J. Reed and after their marriage to “wife”. The letters dated 12 March 1816 to 28 October 1863 are written to Miss M. J. Reed.  The letters dated 10 April 1864 to 1 June 1865 are written to “wife” (M.J. Williams).  The letters dated 1 December 1864 to 1 June 1865 are written from hospitals in Chattanooga and Cincinnati (Williams was wounded at the Battle of Atlanta 7-22-1864).

5784

1861-1865

Willie Wiredhand Coin 25th Anniversary of Rural Electric

1899

1960

Willow House Photograph

2102

pre-1913

Wilson - photograph - Danny Wilson, David Wilson, Chris Givin, Jean Wilson at Decker's

2228

C. 1967

Wilson Drug Store – two recipes found in the front of the journal in SC-6788.  [1] Recipe for one gallon of chocolate syrup.  The recipe is written on Hotel Plaza stationery which has a printed date of 1897.  [2] Recipe for one quart Geletine Solution.  This recipe is written on City Hotel, Piqua, Ohio stationery and carries a printed date of 1890.

6790

1890 & 1897

Wilson Drug Store, A. Creighton Wilson, proprietor – Cash Receipts and Expense Journal, August 1, 1928 through April 30, 1931 – Wilson’s name does not appear in the Journal but from internal evidence it is very reasonable to assume that the Journal belongs to A. Creighton Wilson.

6788

1928-1931

Wilson Drug Store, A. Creighton Wilson, proprietor – Cash Receipts and Expense Journal, May 1, 1928 through November 3, 1931 – Wilson’s name does not appear in the Journal but from internal evidence it is very reasonable to assume that the Journal belongs to A. Creighton Wilson.

6789

1931

Wilson, Joseph - Record of land transactions by Joseph Wilson involving 121.92 acres in Section 33, Township 1, Range 12, Springcreek Township, Miami County, Ohio with supporting maps.

3228

1970

Wilson’s Milk Premium Catalog and Recipe Book – Dayton, Ohio and a label from a can of Wilson’s Evaporated Milk – catalog issued August 1, 1948

7530

1948

Wiltheiss, M. – photo

713

n.d.

Winans Fine Chocolates & Coffees – coffee cup ring

5885

2011

Winans Fine Chocolates & Coffees – coffee cup ring (to keep a person from burning their hands on the hot cup).

5474

2010

Winans, J. Cory Card

1054

c.1900

“Winning the Peace” program, held at Fountain Park on the day peace was declared August 14, 1945

7333

1945

Winter of 1978 - Dayton Daily News Special Edition, 30 March 1978

3243

1978

Winter Storm-pictures and articles from Piqua Daily Call

1879

Feb-78

Wintergarden Photographs

1670

c.1940

Wise Pond- photograph- houseboat, Bullfrog Club and Friends

1510

c.1900

WLW - Ruth Lyons "50-50 Club" placemat.

5325

n.d.

Wolf, Miss Dot Dressmaker receipt, 130 ½ W. High Street

1758

c.1900

Wolfe family photo

1775

c.1890

Wolfe, Ida - Photograph

2128

c.1890

Wolford Jewelry Store: “Hamilton Watch, The Railroad Timekeeper of America” advertising book and notepad containing a 1910 calendar – on the back is a drawing of the Hamilton Watch Company and an advertisement for “Perry M. Wolford, Jeweler, No. 110 N. Water St., Piqua, Ohio

5683

1910

Wolforth Family Documents: [1] Certificate of Confirmation for Sarah Katharine Wolforth, born 6 October 1873 and confirmed 25 May 1888 at St. Paul’s Lutheran – the certificate is in German.    [2] Baptismal Certificate (in German) for Wilhelm Wolforth son of Louis and Susannah Wolforth, born 1 February 1888 and baptized 6 July 1888.    [3] Marriage License and Certificate of Marriage of Louis Wolford to Susannah Bilger on 8 February 1872 in the Evangelical Germain Church, Piqua, OH (St. Paul’s).

5639

1872 & 1888

Woman Home Missionary Calendar, Greene Street M. E. Church program books.  The ladies met monthly.  The booklets are: #1. 1908-1909; #2. 1909-1910; #3. 1911-1912; #4. 1912-1913.

4763

1908-1913

Woman's Foreign Missionary Society program booklet 1906-1907.  Greene Street M. E. Church.

4764

1906

Women Working at the Home Front

1633

n.d.

Women:  Ohio Division American Association of University Women - Yearbook - Directory of State and Branch Officers, 1971-1972

4156

1971-1972

Women’s Auxiliary 53rd Annual Report – Diocese of Southern Ohio

1030

1929

Women’s Christian Temperance Union Convention

226

1912

Women’s Christian Temperance Union of Ohio, 39th Annual Convention program – Lima, Ohio, October4 2-3-4, 1912 at Trinity M.E. Church

6078

1912

Women’s Clubs cookbook

2616

c. 1900

Women’s Clubs Program Collection - a collection of programs from various Piqua Women's groups: [A] The Research Club (1980-81) [B] Unity Shrine #49 (1977-78) [C] Diapers to Dates (1979-80) [D] Progress Club (1980-81) [E] Jaycee Wives (1975-76) [F] Friendship Circle (1977-78) [G] The Philathea Class (1977-78) [H] The Women's Missionary Society (1975-76) [I] Bethany Class (1975-76) [J] Minerva Class (1975-76) [K] Progressive Mothers Circle (1972-73) [L] East Side Literary Club (1975-76) [M] Creepers to Capers

2958

1972-1981

Women’s Clubs programs and clippings, various

1482

c.1982

Women’s Clubs, City Federation of - Piqua, Ohio - stationery and envelopes

4148

n.d.

Women’s Clubs, Ohio Federation of - Manual, 1898-1899

4175

1898

Women’s Country Comfort Club – 8x10 black/white photograph of the ladies at a banquet c. 1940.  A copy of the photograph has the names of some of the ladies written on it.  The identified ladies are: Lova Kiesewetter, Carrie Schulz, Gladys Lyons, Evelyn Wintrow, Mrs. Favorite, Hazel Gayski, Edith Holfinger, Pauline Drake, Edna Stewart,Mabel Hildebrand

6780

c. 1940

Women’s Relief Corp badge

1892

1904

Women’s Relief corps Ribbon

1010

1891

Wood Family News a monthly newsletter published by Wood Shovel and Tool Co., August 1964

2536

1964

Wood family property - [1] Drawing of the property on Forest Avenue, Camp Street, and Park Avenue owned by Aileen Boal Wood, Britton Boal Wood and  William Boal Wood including In Lots 1729-1734 and out Lots 29, 146 and 147.  [2] A combination topographical map of Arrowston, The Estate of William W. Wood III, Esq. (original dated 1928) and the estate of Britton B. Wood.  The map has marked on it a proposed subdivision of the Polo Field into 17 lots with proposed streets.  [3] a letter to Mr. William B. Wood from George Lloyd Levin of St. Paul, Minn. which accompanied the drawing in Number 2 above. [4] The front of the envelope which contained the materials in this file.  The materials were found in the house built by John Scarborough at 118 Lakewood Place and were donated to the library by Donald and Sue Smith in 2007 when they were the owners of 118 Lakewood Place.

4488

1954

Wood Shovel & Tool advertising engraving

1143

c.1900

Wood Shovel & Tool Christmas Cards

969

c.1950

Wood Shovel & Tool Co. Photo Album

177

Pre-WWI

Wood Shovel & Tool Company

76

1903-1935

Wood Shovel & Tool Company catalog

138

1956

Wood Shovel & Tool Company Catalog – printed in Spanish for use in South America.  The catalog is dated 1907 and printed by Claves Telegraficas in Buenos Aires, Argentina.  Stamped on the front and on the title page is the name of the two sales representatives of Wood Shovel: David S. Hays and John L Denton.

8023

1907

Wood Shovel & Tool Company Catalog “B” – circa 1907

8022

c. 1907

Wood Shovel & Tool Company Catalog “E” - 1935

8020

1935

Wood Shovel & Tool Company Catalog “F” - 1942

8021

1942

Wood Shovel & Tool Factory – interior photo’s

1280

Feb. 1953

Wood, Aileen, Life Magazine picture

1190

1950

Wood, Britton B.'s Estate-photographs 1946

2018

1946

Wood, Harley K. – Diary – worked at City Oil Mills

1218

1870

Wood, W.W. Collection

53

1840’s & C. 1878

Wood, William W., 3rd - catalog of the public auction sale of William Wood's collection of early American glass.  Printed on the front of the catalog is the following: "Early American Glass, The Important Collection of William W. Wood, 3rd, Piqua, Ohio.  Public Auction Sale January 22 and 23 at 2 p.m., Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., 30 East 57 Street, New York, 1942."  The catalog lists 406 separate glass pieces with pictures of some of the pieces included.  An unidentified person wrote the final auction sale price next to each item in the catalog.  The catalog was donated to the library by Mr. Dave Vollette of Piqua.

5329

1942

Wooden model of 1980 Piqua Baptist Church

3204

11/05/05

Wooden Nickel – printed on thin wood, 4”x2¼”

Produced in 1938 for the Piqua Sesquicentennial celebration – 1946

7920

1946

Woodmen of the World

760

1909

Woodmen of the World – photo taken @ W.P. Orr Block

781

1909

Woodmen of the World - photograph - band and membership

2053

c. 1900

Woodneff, Elizabeth

536

n.d.

Woolley and Dorsey Reunion – 10th Assembly – a 5” x 7” b/w photo of 46 adults and children – written on the back of the photograph is the name “Charles Applegett.”

7667

c. 1900

World Map - National Geographic Society

2480

1922

World War I – “Bright Eyes, Good-Bye, No. 1, 2, 3 – 3 post cards: No. 1 post card with photo and poem shows the soldier saying good-bye to his girl friend, fiancé, or wife.  No. 2 post card with photo and poem speaks of the lady alone longing for news from her soldier.  No. 3 post card  with photo and poem shows the happy return of the soldier to the lady.  The pictures were copyrighted in 1906, the poems were used by permission of Messrs Francis, Day and Hunter.  Published by Damforth, Photo.

7727

1906, 1914

World War I – 1918 print of the Howard Chandler Christy poster entitled “CLEAR THE WAY!!  BUY BONDS, FOURTH LIBERTY LOAN.”  On the back side is a copy of Joseph Pennell’s Lithograph for the Fourth Liberty Loan:  “That Liberty Shall Not Perish From the Earth, Buy Liberty Bonds,” and a drawing of the Stature of Liberty and New York in the background, both on fire from being bombed by airplanes and attached by submarines.

8080

1918

World War I – a red white and blue ribbon probably given to men inducted into the armed services.  On it is printed “The Pledge to the Flag”, a section titled “We Salute Thee,” and at the bottom is printed in red “Registered at Piqua, Ohio, June 5th, 1917 – this is temporarily placed in the World War I box for exhibit.

7645

1917

World War I – Leslie’s Illustrated Weekly Newspaper, “America’s Share In The War” by Sidney Brooks.” – May 10, 1917

8086

1917

World War I – Leslie’s Illustrated Weekly Newspaper, “The Men and the Boats:  United States Battleship and Submarines Ready for Action.” – April 5, 191

8085

1917

World War I – Leslie’s Illustrated Weekly Newspaper, “The War in pictures.” – September 23, 1917

8084

1917

World War I – Leslie’s Illustrated Weekly Newspaper, a series of articles on converting America to a war footing and preparing for war – May 17, 1917

8087

1917

World War I – Leslies Weekly Illustrated Newspaper, September 15, 1917 – the feature article is “The Red Cross Nurse” by Arthur Hunt Chute.

8083

1917

World War I – picture from a magazine of the U.S. Navy ship Jason, a collier.  The Jason sailed from New York with a cargo of things for children in the war zone so they could have Christmas presents.

8078

c. 1917

World War I – pictures of the descendants of historic U.S. military leaders.  The pictured men served in World War I. – a photo collage from Women’s Home Companion, July 1919.  Individuals pictured are: U.S. Grant III; U.S. Grant IV; Theodore Roosevelt, Jr.; Robert E. Lee III; Adna Chaffee, Jr.; Andrew Jackson; Israel PutnamV.

8088

1919

World War I – sepia photograph of an American unit in France eating Christmas dinner.  Probably 1918.

8079

c. 1918

World War I – We’re In To Win, published by Pratt Food Co., Philadelphia, © 1917 – this is an eighteen page booklet written to encourage American families to help the war effort by raising chickens in their back yards to supply meat and eggs.

7726

1917

World War I (Europe) Photographs

41

c.1917-18

World War I era sheet music: [1] “Keep the Home-Fires Burning (‘Till the Boys Come Home), song – words by Lena Guilbert Ford, music by Ivor Novello, Chappell & Co. LTD. New York, copyright 1914 by Ascherberg, Hopwood & Crew, LTD., London.  [2] “Just for the Sake of Your Mother,” written by Lew. Schaeffer & Phil. Leventhal, published by S and L Music Publishing Co., New York, copyright 1917

7721

1914, 1917

World War I inductees - African Americans: see SC #3115

3315

c. 1918

World War I inductees in front of the Post Office

6819

c. 1917

World War I Ladies Auxiliary to Veterans0

141

1961-1962

World War I photograph Company C, Piqua, 1918 See Drawer 10

2026

1918

World War I political cartoon by Robert Carter in the Philadelphia Press.  The cartoon shows Uncle Sam carrying a dead sailor who has a Liberty Bond clutched in his hand.  Behind is a fist rising out of the water (symbolizing a U boat) and destroying a merchant ship.  The caption below the cartoon is “His Bit Done!  A Liberty Loan Lesson from the Fighters for Liberty.”  On the other side is a Carter cartoon showing the Kaiser smiling, a dog named Sea Wolf next to him, a ship sinking in the background and a dead sailor. “Liberty Loan Lags, South and West indifferent.

8077

c. 1918

World War I sugar ration card - issued by the Morrow County Food Administration

5041

1918

World War II – “Esso War Map” featuring Transportation – this is a world map with distances between major locations marked in red.  The map was produced by Esso Marketers, a division of the Standard Oil Company of New Jersey.

7604

c. 1942

World War II – Piqua High School – Names of men and women from Piqua High School who were in the Armed Services during World War II.  The list includes their year of graduation is they graduated.  This list is from the 1945 Piquonian.

8133

1945

World War II – War Ration Book No. 3 issued to William V. Fast – “Book 4” is written on the bottom of the front cover – the book contains several types of unused ration stamps.

7545

c. 1944

World War II "U.S. Navy at War" second official report by Fleet Adm. Ernest J. King - 3/1/1944-3/1/1945

3393

1944-1945

World War II "U.S. Navy War Photographs" booklet

3392

1941-1945

World War II “T” gasoline ration coupons – These coupons provided for almost unlimited purchase of gasoline and were rarely issued and only to individuals directly involved in the war effort who were required to travel as part of their job.  These coupons were issued in West Virginia.

6097

1945

World War II 1942 - General Douglas MacArthur, copy of a painting drawn for the Philadelphia Enquirer by William Hofacker. - This was originally part of the Scrapbook SC#-2916

2918

1942

World War II 1942 - General Motors "Arms for Victory" Stage Show and Exhibit Poster - this was originally in the scrapbook SC#-2916

2917

1942

World War II 1942-43.  Miscellaneous materials found in and preserved from the scrapbook in SC#2919. [A] American Legion Auxiliary membership card - Opal Meier, 1942. [B] American Legion Auxiliary membership card - Opal Meier, 1943. [C] Calling card - Mr. and Mrs. Russell L. Meier. [D] The American National Red Cross membership card - Mrs. R.L. Meier, 1943. [E] Baby shower invitation for Mrs. Norman Crusie, hosted by Ruth Baugh and Lois Meier, 29 September 1943 - invitation is on cloth, cut and folded like a diaper. [F] Invitation and program for a combined meeting of the Missionary Guilds. [G] Hilbert N. Linting funeral card, 11 November 1942. [H] Crosby the "Drug Man" 1942 calendar. [I] The Indian Head newsletter of the Second division Association, A.E.F

2927

1943

World War II 1944 Miscellaneous materials found in the scrapbook in SC#2920:  [A] Thank you card from Mr. & Mrs. Herman Woods & Family. [B] Post Card of Soldiers Field, Chicago from "Harold" to Mr. & Mrs. R.L. Meier & Lois.

2928

1943

World War II advertising flier for the 2nd United States Government Liberty Bond issue

2963

c. 1942

World War II Baby Announcement Cards (5)

975

c.1940

World War II draft classification cards issued to Elmo W. Shroyer – three cards

7957

1941-1945

World War II Draft Registration Certificate and Notice of Classification cards for Herschel Dee Meek of 2921 Spruce St., Baton Rouge, LA.  Honor Credit card issued to H.D. Meek by the E. J. Gonzales Finance Co., Baton Rouge, LA in 1947.

5264

1942, 1944, 1947

World War II Gasoline Ration Identification Folder and coupons.  $5.00 Federal Use Tax on  Motor Vehicles - tax stamp.  United States of America-Office of Price Administration Tire Inspection Record.  Small envelope to carry the gasoline ration coupons provided by Ben's Esso Station, 3452 Scenic Highway, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

5263

1942-1946

World War II gasoline ration materials:  Issued to Harry L. Danford, 3 Mileage Ration Identification Folders for a “B” ration, 2 Mileage Ration Identification Folders with “B 7” and B 8” coupons attached.  One “A Basic Mileage Ration” with 12 coupons attached.  All of these were in a small envelope folder issued by The Lue Recker Insurance Agency, 222 W. Ash St., Piqua and on the back is a 1936 calendar.  Dates on the rations are 1944 and 1945

6374

1944-1945

World War II Greeting Cards

1830

c.1940

World War II Inductees, African American photograph b/w names on back

1470

c.1940

World War II Inductees, African American photograph b/w with names on back

1471

c.1940

World War II Induction – photos (2)

1234

c.1945

World War II Journal of Kenneth Lowry M.D.

1935

1944

World War II Miami County Casualties list - e-mail from Scott Trostel - 4 Jan. 2006

3695

2006

World War II newspaper articles and photos of Piqua service men and women that appeared in the Piqua Daily Call.   The following names appear: Lt. Martin Minnich, Lt. David Sheets, Lt. John Zollinger, Lt. James Hemer, Sgt. Charles Grosvenor, Sgt. Bob Fuller, PFC Paul DeLaet, Lt. John Hardman, Sgt. Lee Lewis, Lt. John Apple, Lt. B. A. Taubman, Mach 2nd  Harry B. Harris, Francis Phillippi, Raymond Karnehm, Carl E. Hittle, Lucille J. Erb, Corp. A. Milton Smith.

5411

1942-1945

World War II newspaper articles and photos of Piqua service men and women that appeared in the Piqua Daily Call.   The following names appear: Pvt. Robert B. Young, Lt. Edna Dunn, PFC James E. Shade, SPAR Jean Gloria Wallant, Pvt. Elzie D. Rush, Pvt. Wayne Hart, Cpl. Leo Whitson, Cpl. Chester Whitson, Cpl. Robert Russell, Lt. Clark Ellsworth Libbee, Sgt. Roy F. Pitsenbarger, Lt. Charles Long.

5412

1942-1945

World War II newspaper articles and photos of Piqua service men and women that appeared in the Piqua Daily Call.   The following names appear:  Lt. Don Gentile, Cpl. Thomas Stewart, Seaman Russell O. Clay, Jane Rengel, Ensign Thomas W. Prince, Lt. Dick L. Libbee, Kathleen Middleswart, Cpt. Karl Wuest, Betty L. Stone, Lt. B. A. Taubman, Jane Sara Walters, 3rd Officer Jean A. Jessup, Lt. Martin Minnich.

5413

1942-1945

World War II newspaper articles and photos of Piqua service men and women that appeared in the Piqua Daily Call.   The following names appear: Sgt. Robert J. Ebbing, Lt. Robert F. Brower, William R. Gearheart, Homer Mader, Robert DeLait, Edward L. Frizzee, Pvt. Robert Thornton, Lt. John Collins, Charles Jones, Elden Lee Gorman, George Andrew Gorman, Harry V. McMaken, Norbert Francis, Donald Trostle, Lester C. Hunter, Joseph F. Wise, Robert Ernest Cost, Paul Swallow, Cmdr. Thornton Dietrich, Pvt. Leo Carl Whitson, Robert N. Davidson.

5414

1942-1945

World War II newspaper articles and photos of Piqua service men and women that appeared in the Piqua Daily Call.   The following names appear:  Pvt. LeRoy W. Bushnell, Lt. Paul Negley, Pvt. Lester H. Burton, Pvt. Herschel L. Miller, George Ira Rehmert USN, Capt. Lee Brant, Pvt. William Myrle Kieswetter, Pvt. Wayne R. Hart, Pvt. Elzie D. Rush, Lt. Paul L. Negley, Lt. Charles E. Long, Sgt. Robert B. Rue, Sgt. Vernon Mullin, Lt. Robert E. Bower, Robert Joseph Wack, Pvt. Donald M. Motter, Sgt. Kenneth hart, Cpl. Robert Haney.

5415

1942-1945

World War II newspaper articles and photos of Piqua service men and women that appeared in the Piqua Daily Call.   The following names appear: Grovell Lee, Dan Weigel, Ben Gretzinger Jr., SPAR Betty Winans, Lt. Jim Rees, Parker Brush, Virgil Brown Jr., Anthony B. Poe, Rev. Karl Wurst, Lt. Jack Schwab, Lt. Don Gentile, Lt. Dick Sullenberger, Lt. Dick Libbee, Sgt. Bob Fuller, Lt. Alex Ellerman, Lt. Martin Minnich.

5416

1942-1945

World War II Official Table of Point Values for Processed Foods No. 1 – effective March 1, 1943 – this is part of the rationing system administered by the Office of Price Administration – copy

5409

1943

World War II Photographs:  [1] Joseph F. "Jody" Franz - 44th Squadron, 3rd Marine Airwing - photo taken at Midway Island, 1944.  He is standing in front of a F-4U-4 "Corsair." [2] Photo of inductees leaving B&O Station, June 1944.  Of the 12 inductees, 10 were assigned to the Navy and were sent to Great Lakes Naval Training Center.  The other two, Richard A. Siepel (front row left) and Robert A. Neves, were assigned to the Marine Corps and sent to Paris Island, SC.  Richard Siepel was "Killed in Action" on Iwo Jima.  [3] Photo of a group of inductees into the Army leaving from the Pennsylvania R.R. Station for Fort Benjamin Harrison, 29 Jan. 1943

3617

1943-1944

World War II planes-two planes in flight-Red Cross symbol on tail and wings

4848

c. 1945

World War II Poster: “Do Your Part” – Absenteeism  (located in drawer #10 of map files)

1924

c. 1942

World War II Ration Books #3 and #4 issued to John A. Stump, E. Walnut St., Covington, Ohio – issued by the local War Price & Rationing Board No. 034-552, located at 509 N. Main St., Piqua, Ohio – issued June 30, 194? (year not readable)

6863

c. 1945

World War II Ration Books: [1] War Ration Book No. 3 issued to Mae L. Bumgardner; [2] War Ration Book Four issued to Mar L. Bumgardner; [3] War Ration Book No. 3 issued to Gordeon A. Bumgardner; [4] War Ration Book Four issued to Gordon A. Bumgardner; [5] A stitched heavy card stock folder, with “Point Ration Books” printed on the front, designed to hold War Ration books.

8166

c. 1943

World War II Ration Coupons

1903

1945

World War II Rationing Poster (located in drawer #10 of map files)

1923

c. 1942

World War II Scrapbook (from Piqua Daily Call- 1940's

4527

1940

World War II Scrapbook, 1942.  This scrapbook contains clippings from the Piqua and Dayton papers of events, both national and local.  It also contains references to the Meier family, especially Mrs. Russell L. Meier (Opal) and references to the Woods family (Charles Woods).  Internal evidence indicates that the scrapbook was done by Opal Meier.

2916

1942

World War II Scrapbook, 1942-43. This scrapbook contains clippings from the Piqua and Dayton papers of events, both national and local.  It also includes membership cards, mementos, etc. relating to the Meier family and Piqua Baptist Church.  From internal evidence, the scrapbook was put together by Opal Meier.

2919

1943

World War II Scrapbook, 1944.  This scrapbook contains clippings from the Piqua and Dayton papers of events both national and local.  From internal evidence the author is Opal Meier.

2920

1944

World War II Scrapbook, Newspaper Clippings (Gentile)

2247

1941-45

World War II Servicemen - photos (2): [1] Bob Hoke - Sea Bees, [2] Joe Franz, USMC; Hinger, civilian; Bob Hoke, Sea Bees.  These photos were taken at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (copy).

3903

c.1943

World War II Songs - sheet music [1] The Song of the Seabees [2] Semper Paratus (Coast Guard) [3] This is the Army, Mr. Jones [4] He Wears a pair of Silver Wings [5] Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree [6] Arms for the Love of America [7] Praise the Lord and Pass the Ammunition [8] When the lights Go On Again [9] Comin' In On a Wing and a Prayer [10] The Army Air Corps

3751

c.1941 - 1945

World War II Sugar Ration Book – 3 stamps marked “SPARE” attached to a card that says Sugar Ration Book and was issued to Philip Paul Geiger, R.F.D. 3, Box 136, Piqua, Ohio.  On the back of the card is written: “These ration stamps are issued instead of identical stamps in War Ration Book Four.”

7541

c. 1944

World War II Surrender Documents  - Japan Surrenders 1945 - National Archives

2390

1976

World War II Surrender Documents - Germany Surrenders 1945 - National Archives

2389

1976

World War II Time: the Weekly Newsmagazine. (1) 18 Jan., 1943; (2) 25 Jan., 1943; (3) 8 Feb. 1943; (4) 15 Feb., 1943

3398

1943

World War II War Bond poster, Non-descript club

1819

C.1945

World War II War Bulletin - Randolph Field, Texas - 8 May, 1945

2306

1945

World War II War Loan Drive Poster

1677

1944

World War II War Ration Book Four issued to Lois A. Todd, 444 Gordon St., Piqua

7921

1943

World War II War Ration Book No. 1 (3) and War Ration Book No. 3 (5) for the Richard C. Miller family of 327 S. Downing St.

5249

1942

World War II War Ration Book One issued to Ruth Eleanor Maxwell, Rt. 3, Piqua, Miami, Ohio – 6 May 1942

6523

19425

World War II War Ration Books Numbers 1, 2, 3, 4 - issued to Herschel D. Meek, Marguerite G. Meek and Gary Dee Meek.

5262

1942-1945

World War II Yank Far East - 12 Jan., 1945

3396

1945

World War II Yank Far East -6 April, 1945

3397

1945

World War II Yank: the Army Weekly -1 June, 1945

3395

1945

World War II, Gasoline Ration cards and coupons issued to Elmo and Mary Jane Shroyer.  All are dated in 1945.

7956

1945

World War II, War Ration Books 1 – 4 for Elmo Woodward Shroyer, his wife Mary Jane Shroyer and daughter Shirley Jane Shroyer.  There is also an Application for War Ration Book No. 3 card filled out by Elmo W. Shroyer and returned to him due to insufficient postage.

7955

1942-1945

Worley, Chalmar Elsworth in uniform, WWII - photo

3769

c.1943

Worrell Family – [1] a list of the children of Peter and Margaret May Worrell; [2] Announcement card for the 28th Worrell family reunion, August 9, 1931; [3] Funeral card for Mrs. Beulah Carper Gibson; [4] 50th anniversary clipping for Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Worrell; [5] Obituary of Lela Alice Worrell Edwards; [6] obituary of Herbert Worrell; [7] Wedding of Icy Arminat Worrell to Ernest G. Meisner; [8] obituary of Cora Kenny Worrell Jones; [9] obituary of Azel C. Koontz; [10] obituary of Sidney B. Worrell; [11] obituary of Orla E. Worrell; [12] clipping of a photo and account of an 80th  birthday party for Mrs. Pearl Worrell; [13] letter to the editor from Icy Worrell Meisner.

7791

Various

WPTW – 2 – 8x10 black and white glossy photographs of individuals at WPTW taken by Step Lange on 16 April 1948.  One photo of 3 people has Carl Brumbaugh on the left, unidentified in the middle and Paul Staley on right, and a sign in front of the three that reads “Sports News by Carl Brumbaugh 6:00 to 6:15 p.m. on station WPTW.  The Sherer-Bell Co., 15 E. Ash St. Phone 750, Piqua, Ohio.”   The second photo has a group of 8 men with Carl Brumbaugh third from left, Paul Staley fifth from left, Ralph Osborn of Cottage Baking Co. is 2nd from right.  Others in the second photo may be from the Sherer-Bell CompanyThe negatives for these two photos may be found in MS-16, Box 14, File 37.

6344

1948

WPTW drawings of station

1597

n.d.

WPTW Radio - WPTW Announcer, Vol. 1, No. 1, December 1948, price 10 cents - newspaper published by WPTW with the lead story: "Station observes First Anniversary" - 20 pages

4925

1948

Wright State University, Piqua Branch Campus - Letters pertaining to the attempt to establish a W.S.U. branch campus in Piqua.  This was prior to the formation of Edison State Community College.

3171

1972

Wright, E. Hazel & Fred N. Death/Funeral Information

1411

1963-1973

Wright, Fred - envelope from Congressman William M. McCulloch to Fred N. Wright, 19 June 1960.

3566

1960

Wright, Fred – negatives, family gathering

1412

c.1930

Wright, Fred - postcard from Fred Wright in Paris, Illinois to his grandmother Mrs. Annie E. Dixon in Piqua.

3565

N.D.

Wright, John and Sharon Geissler Piano Recital program at Piqua Public Library 19 August 2010

6808

2010

Wright, Orville - "Wright struggled to save business during 1913 flood," article by Terry D. Wright,  Miami Valley Wednesday, 22 June 1988

2672

1988

Wright, Terry - photograph

2325

c. 1980

Wright, Terry - Scrapbook of articles written for and published in the Piqua Daily Call from 1984-1986.

3290

1984-1986

Writ for the seizure of the property of William Dollison issued by Judge Joseph H. Crane of the Court of Common Pleas of Miami County, Ohio.  The writ is to the Sheriff in order to satisfy the judgment against Dollison in the sum of $36.91. The writ was issued on March 26, 1824.

7015

1824

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