Davis Chair Company

Marysville Union County Directories

History of Union County

Irvin Chamberlin Henry WWI

Marysville High School Yearbooks

Union County Photos

Soldiers of the Great War

Union County Community Histories

Union County Historic Postcards

Union County Rural Schools

Columbus Citizen Journal and Columbus Citizen Newspapers Collection

This collection contains nearly 30,000 photos of Ohio people, places and events from the 1912 to 1984 issues of the discontinued Columbus newspapers, Columbus Citizen Journal and the Columbus Citizen.

Davis Chair Company Collection

The Davis Chair Company was founded by Charles E. Davis, a music instructor, in 1892 after he patented his idea of the perfect piano chair. By 1898, Mr. Davis sold his interest to S. N. McCloud who created the internationally known trademark of two ponies balancing on the seat of a Davis chair. After a number of changes in proprietorship, the business was discontinued in 1955. The building was located on the northwest corner of Third and Main St, Marysville, Ohio.

Early Marysville & Union County Directories

The Union County Community Histories contain rich local histories of the towns located within Union County, Ohio.

Grandview Heights High School Yearbook Collection

The Grandview Heights High School Digital Yearbook collection contains nearly 12,000 pages of images from 1915 to 2005. This collection was created by the Grandview Heights Public Library and funded by an LSTA Grant project. Thanks to the Grandview Heights/Marble Cliff Historical Society and the Grandview Heights High School for supplying some of the yearbooks.

History of Union County, Ohio, its People, Industries and Institutions

Written by W.L Curry and Published in Indianapolis, Ind. by B.F. Bowen and Co., 1915. This work contains the history and biographical sketches of representative citizens and genealogical records of many of the old families of Union County, Ohio. The digital collections on this site are protected by US Copyright Laws. If you have any questions about what laws apply to your use of and image please e-mail us before reproducing any images.

Irvin Chamberlin Henry World War I Collection

The personal collection of Irvin Chamberlin Henry’s memorabilia as a soldier of Company E, 166th Infantry, 42nd (Rainbow) Division was generously donated by his family in 2009. It is currently housed at the Union County Historical Society, Marysville, Ohio. This collection contains numerous photos and newspaper clippings relating to the Union County Soldiers with whom he served; especially poignant is his letter to his parents about the deaths of his fellow comrades. Irvin “Jack” Henry later became the editor of the Marysville Evening Tribune.

Lancaster High School Yearbooks, The Mirage

This collection contains a selection of Lancaster High School Yearbooks, The Mirage, held by the Fairfield County Library. This is just the beginning so be sure to check back as we add to it. The collection start with the year 1913 and we hope to add all the way to 1965.

Marysville High School Yearbook Collections

The Marysville High School Digital Yearbook collection contains more than 9,000 images of the The Key, for years 1936-2005. There are a few yearsThe Key was not published, 1939, 1941-1944. This collection was created by the Marysville Public Library and funding was made in part by the Union County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society, The Union County Historical Society and The Marysville Public Library.

Photos of Union County, Ohio

This collection contains various photos from around Union County submitted by the citizens of Union County. There are several unidentified photos included in this collection. If you can identify any of these, please contact the Marysville Public Library at 937.642.1876 x 32

The Soldiers of the Great War – Ohio Section Only

The Soldiers of the Great War, published in a 3 Volume set, is a record of the fallen American soldiers in Europe during World War I. It was compiled by the Soldiers Record Publishing Association and published in 1920. The Ohio Soldiers section is located in Volume II. This volume is currently housed at the Union County Historical Society. The Ohio Soldiers section has been digitized and available for viewing.

Union County Community Histories

The Union County Community Histories contain rich local histories of the towns located within Union County, Ohio.

Union County Historic Postcard Collection

The Union County postcard collection contains over 450 postcards of Union County buildings, landmarks, cities and towns, tourist attractions, and other views. Along with these views, the collection also represents aspects of social life in Union County during the past century. Some of the cards were produced privately and are in fact photographs that have been printed onto postcard paper. These were created by individuals for their own small circle of friends and were not mass produced or sold in retail stores. This collection was made possible through the generosity of the Union County Historical Society and Mr. Myron Rausch in lending their collections for digitizing.

Union County Rural Schools

Union County Rural Schools collection is comprised of Graduation Commencement Announcements, School Souvenirs, and various Union County School Annuals and yearbooks. The Union County School Annuals represent the rural schools of Union County, including Allen, Byhalia, Claiborne-Richwood, Chuckery-Darby, Dover, Jerome, Leesburg-Magnetic, Millcreek, Union, Taylor, Washington, and York from 1940 to 1942.

VR3 Cruise Book (1964) Naval Air Transport Squadron Three

This is a pictorial essay of the 1964 VR3 Squadron of the Military Air Transport Service of the U.S. Naval Reserve. The book was photographed, edited and published by squadron member Alan E. Zink.