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Joseph Wicks/Caesar's Showbar Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-317
Scope and Contents This collection gives researchers a glimpse into the lively history of Caesar’s Showbar and showcases its role in the Toledo community. This collection is divided into series as follows:Series One, Artifacts, consists primarily of promotional items with the Caesar’s logo such as pens, balloons, and menus. Also included are a disco ball from the bar and a large framed portrait of Denise Michaels.Series Two, Photographs, contains photos of several drag...
Dates: 1980-2012

Justice Judith Lanzinger Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-316
Scope and Contents The collection is organized into seven series as follows:Series 1: Court of Common Pleas, 1988-2002 Contains cases that she heard as a Judge for the Lucas County Court of Common Pleas from 1989-1997, including Capital Cases. This series includes one of the most important cases of her career, State v. Madrigal. Also contains her personal trial notes for individual cases from 1989-1999. Series 2: Appellate Court, 2002-2004 Consists of Judge Assignments from 2002-2004, which...
Dates: 1988-2016

Kaiser/Willys-Overland Scrapbook

 Item — Box: Box 1
Identifier: MSS-156
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a scrapbook of newspaper clippings documenting the merger Kaiser-Frazer and Willys-Overland in 1953. This was the largest corporate merger to date at the time it was completed. The scrapbook was owned by Ward M. Canaday, president of Willys-Overland at the time of the merger.
Dates: 1953

Kenneth Colthorpe Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-299
Scope and Contents The Kenneth Colthorpe Papers consist primarily of documents and artifacts from Colthorpe’s personal and professional life. Materials are arranged by series and further into subseries. Within boxes, materials are arranged alphabetically by folder where applicable. Series 1: Correspondence, is divided into both general and World War II correspondence and contains both incoming and outgoing letters between Colthorpe and his family, including his wife, Corinne. Series 2: Champion Spark...
Dates: 1915-2014

Lion Dry Goods Company Financial Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-056
Scope and Contents Although this collection lacks material such as catalogs and advertising circulars which might shed light on the development of merchandise and services offered by the Lion Store, it does contain a substantial amount of financial records.These records include daily sales summaries from 1897 to 1905 and from 1913 to 1943; a journal, 1898-1912; and appraisals and related materials from the late 1930s and 1940s. What exists, then, does offer the researcher sources sufficient to provide a picture...
Dates: 1898-1966

Lisle Fellowship, Inc. Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-138
Scope and Contents The Lisle Fellowship, Inc. Records are divided into twenty different series, as follows:Series 1: Administrative Files, contains financial materials, by-laws, minutes, reports, and other administrative information on the Fellowship. Series 2: Adult Education, contains information about the adult education program. Series 3: Alumni, contains alumni directories from 1936-2002. This series also contains information about reunions and alumni newsletters. Series 4: Artifacts, contains...
Dates: 1928 - 2014

Maher Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-005
Scope and Contents The Maher Family Collection is divided into four separate series: S1. Correspondence, S2. Autographs, S3. Photographs and Drawings, and S4. Miscellaneous. Because of the fragility and value of many of the items, the Correspondence and Autograph series are followed by an alphabetical listing of the materials that are stored in the locked cabinets in the vault. Therefore, the researcher should also consult this part of the finding aid when searching for a particular item. Also, three of the...
Dates: 1757-1938

Maude Shapiro City Council Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS-258
Scope and Contents The Maude Shapiro Papers consist of correspondence regarding various departments of the City of Toledo, including the Health, Law, Safety, and Service Departments. Other materials in the collection pertain to community development, housing, revenue sharing, urban renewal projects, and daily reading files as well as event invitations received by Shapiro.
Dates: 1969-1973

Small Manuscripts Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 001s-239s
Dates: 1400-2012; Majority of material found in 1810-2000

Sukie Nopper Local History Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS-324
Scope and Contents The Sukie Nopper Local Collection contains a total of four folders. In the folders there are artifacts from 1878 to the 1960s consisting of local business in the Toledo area, such as the Buckeye Furniture Co., The Lion Store, and the Freeborn Furniture Co. There are also other artifacts such as the B.F. Keith’s Theatre pamphlet, the “You Will Do Better in Toledo” pamphlet, department store fabric patches and State of Ohio and City of Toledo ribbons. The last two folders are department store...
Dates: 1878-1962

Toledo Area Gay and Lesbian Affiliation (TAGALA) Newsletters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-288
Scope and Contents The TAGALA collection consists of paper newsletters dating from October 2014 to December 2018. In addition, high resolution PDF copies of issues from 1983 to 2014 are stored on 3 CD-R discs.
Dates: 1983-2019

Toledo Botanical Garden Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-327
Scope and Contents The Toledo Botanical Garden Records collection consists of six series.Series 1: Administrative Files consists primarily of board minutes from the mid-to-late 2000s and includes minutes, treasurer’s reports, and balance sheets, among information. The series also contains annual reports covering the 1970s-1990s, though not all years in these decades are included. This series also includes miscellaneous board information and some financial information; more of the latter can be found...
Dates: 1956-2016

Toledo Press Club Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-315
Scope and Contents The Toledo Press Club collection is divided into three series: Artifacts, Photographic Materials, and Print Materials. Included in Artifacts are plaques commemorating area sponsors of the Toledo Press Club as well as past leaders of the organization, a wooden Toledo Press Club sign, a trophy for the Press Club Riverfront Regatta from 1976 to 1990, and a glass mug with the Toledo Press Club logo printed on it. Photographic Materials are comprised of headshot photos of...
Dates: 1973-1992

Toledo Scale Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-153
Scope and Contents The Toledo Scale Collection is made up of approximately sixty-three linear feet that were broken down into three major categories: History, photographs, and administrative files. Within each of the major categories, nineteen subcategories were formed. A more in-depth explanation of the subcategories can be found in the series list portion of the finding aid. This collection was organized with anticipation that the Lucas County/Maumee valley Historical Society would continue to...
Dates: 1900 - 1980

William G. Borden Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-271
Scope and Contents The William G. Borden Papers are divided into five series: Personal, United Automobile Workers Materials, Memorabilia, Publications, and Newspaper Clippings. The personal portion of the collection contains some Diocese of Toledo yearbooks, ephemera from the inauguration of President Jimmy Carter, and several interviews with William Borden conducted by his son Timothy Borden. The majority of the collection details Borden’s involvement with the U.A.W. Local 12. This includes the charter...
Dates: 1946-2007

Toledo-Lucas County Civil Defense Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-342
Scope and Contents The administration of the program was divided, initially, into four “special staff” groups: Communication, Transportation, Evacuation, and Mutual Aid and Mobile Assistance. The Advisory Council governed the program and was made-up of fifteen to twenty members including the City Manager and chaired by the Mayor. In December 1955, after much pressure and internal conflict, the city civil defense organization was merged with the Lucas County civil defense program under the auspice of James W....
Dates: 1950-1953

Toledo Poets Center - Administrative Files

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UR 143A
Scope and Contents The administrative files of the Toledo Poets Center (TPC) consist of the grant paperwork that funded the Center’s activities; posters and flyers, as well as press and news clippings, of the events sponsored or co-sponsored by the TPC; correspondence concerning invitations to read, requests for copies of the broadside produced by the TPC Press, 11x30, and program operations; and information on several of the poets who visited Toledo. The collection is arranged alphabetically by...
Dates: 1976-2014