Manuscripts State Archives
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 54 1908-1914|
Columbus, Ohio labor union records consisting of minutes, correspondence
and convention proceedings. Topics include building trades, women's suffrage
and an Ohio Constitutional Amendment election 1912.
Ohio AFL-CIO 1922-1977|
Records documenting conventions, the executive board, the secretary-treasurer,
the comptroller, the legislative representative, community services, education
and research and public relations.
Frank Augustus Seiberling 1885-1960|
Founder and president of the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company and
the Seiberling Rubber Company, of Akron. Business and personal correspondence,
financial records, legal documents, corporate and association records.
Kenyon Hayden Rector 1893-1934|
Columbus architect (woman). Correspondence, notes and
publications chronicling her career as an architect
(OSU Women's Dorm) and her work at Franklin Co. Jail,
Ohio Penitentiary, County Home, Juvenile Detention Center.
Columbus Business and Professional Women’s Club 1920-1972|
Records include minutes, financial records, club constitution and
history, newspaper clippings, plus project files from Women Responsible
for Accident Prevention (WRAP) and records of Youthpower Conferences.
Women’s Association of Commerce 1912-1963|
Minutes, financial reports, notebooks, membership papers
and constitutions of the women's service club founded in
Columbus in 1912 by H. Anna Quinby to promote business women.
Ruth V. See 1958-1977|
Newspaper clippings and printed material collected
by See while she worked as a secretary for AFL-CIO; subjects include the
merger of the AFL and CIO, workman's compensation and union elections.
Typographical Union, International Mailers Local 103
Union chartered in Columbus in 1938. Material includes correspondence, contracts and agreements, printed materials, minutes and grievances.
Ohio Newspaper Women’s Association 1926-1977|
Non-profit professional association founded in 1902.
Includes minutes, convention programs, correspondence, and writing competition guides,
which document the association's efforts to encourage thought and action among
newspaperwomen and to elevate standards through education and interchange.
Ohio Federation of Business &
Professional Woman’s Club 1920-1988
Founded in 1920 to promote the interests of business and professional women in
science and industry. Records include meeting minutes of the board of directors,
executive committee, and conventions, along with related material, which documents
the federation's position on education, health, and political issues.
Metropolitan Women’s Center
Correspondence, meeting minutes, newsletters, publications,
and other organizational records of the center founded in 1980 to provide special
opportunities for those who wanted to fully develop their professional and personal potential.
Zonta International District 5 1983-1994|
Meeting minutes, correspondence, conference files, membership and
financial records, newsletters and related materials of the Zonta International District 5.
Insurance Women of Columbus, Ohio
Minute books of the Insurance Women of Columbus, Ohio.
Mrs. C. L. Bearsdlee Papers May 29, 1869
Letter, May 29, 1869, from Mrs. C. L. Bearsdlee, Adrian, O., to B. D.
Underhill [Adrian, O.?], threatening to sue for back wages. Written on a
letterhead of Jerome Murray & Co., agents for the Howe Improved
Sewing Machine, Toledo, Ohio.
Diary of Hanna A. Davis 1851 - 1853
Diary of Hanna A. Davis (1839-1858) who most likely worked as a house
girl in New Garden, Ohio.
Division of Industrial Relations. Division of Women, Minors, and Minimum Wage, Record of
criminal court cases 1947-1961|
Court dockets and correspondence.
Division of Industrial Relations. Division of Women, Minors, and Minimum Wage, Attorney
General's opinions 1947-1971|
Opinions concerning the employment of women and minors, as well as minimum wage laws.
Division of Industrial Relations. Division of Women, Minors, and Minimum Wage
Record of Violations.
Ohio Bureau of Employment Services, Women’s Service Division, Information Files
Reports, newspaper clippings, certificates, correspondence,
etc. Topics include the Equal Rights Amendment and the International Women's Year of 1975.
Ohio Bureau of Employment Services,
Women’s Service Division, Women’s Recognition Day 1978-1982|
Videos of Women's Recognition
Ohio Bureau of Employment Services,
Ohio Women’s Hall of Fame
Nominations, applications, news releases, correspondence, inductees'
files, awards ceremony invitations, programs, photographs, and negatives.
Ohio Bureau of Employment Services, Women’s Service Division,
T 78 Women’s Employment Issues ca. 1975-1980|
Slides "Women employment issues"
Department of Administrative Services, Equal Employment Opportunity Taskforce Composition 1992-1994|
Lists statistics on the racial makeup of employees of various state agencies, including breakdown of
various job categories by race. Also lists employees separated from agency by suspension, resignation, retirement, layoff, or death.
Ohio Newspaper Women's Association 1919 - 1973
Photographs of members of the ONWA, including a group portrait taken
in 1919 at Dayton, and individual portraits of Alice VanSickle, Edna
Button, Eleanor Bailey Johnson, Ruth Neely France, Ethel Bolleyn Myers,
Pauline Smith, and Eleanor Clarage.
Pottery Factories ca. 1890 - 1950
Interior and exterior images of pottery factories including a woman
stamping dinnerware with a companies mark, groups of women
finishing dinnerware and group portraits of male and female employees
outside the factory.
Telephone Exchanges and Operators 1905 - [19--]
Photographic reproduction of an illustration of women working at a
telephone exchange in the 1880's from "The Growth of Industrial Art,"
page 56, by Benjamin Butterworth, two photographs of women working as
switchboard operators. The women in one photograph are identified on the
back as employees of the Central Union Telephone Company in Canton,
Cleveland Public Library ca. 1900
Social conditions, transportation, canal pictures, near Cleveland, Ohio.
Jeffery Manufacturing Company Collection ca. 1890-1970s|
Photographs documenting the employees, products and history of the
Jeffery Manufacturing Company based in Columbus, Ohio.
Retail, Wholesale, and Department Store Union (unprocessed)
ca. 1950-1960 |
Union activities, including strikes.
Ewing Brothers 1880-1912|
Family scenes, farm views, and southern Ohio.
Ohio Bureau of Employment Services, Ohio Women’s Hall of Fame
Video recordings of Women’s Recognition Day.
|V-VFM 48 ||
Ohio Typographical Auxiliaries Conference 1941
Film of conference of Women’s Typographical Auxiliaries at Commodore Perry Hotel, Toledo, Ohio.
The Cleveland Woman’s Press Club by Ohio Women’s Press Association. 1896
Strength Enough by Robert E. Dorksen. 1980.
Negro Women Employed in Domestic Service in Columbus, Ohio by Alexander D. Gaither. 1938.
Women’s Work, Men’s Work: Occupational Segregation by Sex in Nineteenth Century Cincinnati, Ohio by Nancy E. Bertaux. 1988.
The Consumers’ League of Ohio: Women and Reform, 1909-1937 by Dennis I. Harrison. 1975.
Ohio Woman by Ohio Bureau of Employment Services.
Final Report of Findings, Vocational Survey, Girl’s and Women’s Occupation,
Toledo, Ohio by Elton O. Bartlow. 1938.
Wage-earning Girls in Cincinnati
What Girls Live On, and How: A Study of the Expenditures of a Sample Group of
Girls Employed in Cincinnati in 1929 Women Workers in Factories
Hard Hatted Women by Hard Hatted Women of Cleveland. 1981.
Industrial Accidents to Women in New Jersey, Ohio, and Wisconsin
by Kathleen B. Jennison Lowrie. 1927.
Rosie the Rubber Worker by Kathleen L. Endres. 2000.
Buckeye Businewsette by the Ohio Federation of Business and Professional Women’s Clubs.
The Ohio Business Woman by the Ohio Federation of Business and Professional Women’s Clubs.
Occupational Training for Mature Women by Janice B. Patterson. 1974.
|Ohio Docs OGV||
Report on Women in State Government. Ohio. Governor's
88/55. 21-24.1 977-978 Task Force on Women in State Government. 1979.
|PA Box 392 1||
Labor Laws Affecting Women, A Capsule Summary. Ohio, 1970.
|PA Box 612 1||
The Ohio Women Entrepreneurs Directory / Sponsored by the U.S.
Small Business Administration, 1983.
|PA Box 612 2||
The Ohio Women Entrepreneurs Directory / Sponsored by the U.S. Small Business Administration, 1984.
|PA Box 687 10||
ONWA (Ohio Newspaper Women's Association) Constitution and bylaws, 1988.
|PA Box 484 3||
Gallant Women of 1977 : Migrant Farm Workers. 1977.
|PA Box 630, 17||
The Case for the Woman Worker / Toledo Consumers' League. |