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The following is a list of Photographic Collections (RG 32) held by the Oberlin College Archives. Please contact the College Archives for information relating to the collections that do not have an online link to a finding guide.

NAME & CLASSIFICATION NO. DATE SPAN VOLUME
     
Academic/Educational    
Living and Learning Institute (31/23) 1993-1994 2.0 l.f.
Oberlin Industrial School (31/6/16) 1885-1916, 1934 0.4 l.f.
Oberlin Manual Training School (31/40) 1887-1888 0.05 l.f.
Oberlin Public Schools (31/7) 1838(1850-1973)-1988 9.7 l.f.
Oberlin School of Commerce (31/21) 1884-1950 6.4 l.f.
Oberlin School of Telegraphy (31/34) 1873-1906 0.3 l.f.
See also Russia Township, Records of, Board of Education Files (RG 31/11)    
Spencerian Penmanship School, Institute of  See Oberlin School of Commerce    
     
Arts & Historical Organizations    
Lorain County Arts Council (31/17) 1986-1988 0.4 l.f.
Oberlin Historical and Improvement Organization (O.H.I.O.) (31/9) 1903-2005 7.2 l.f.
Oberlin Historical Society See O.H.I.O.    
     
Business    
Apollo Theatre (31/3) 1920, 1931 0.05 l.f.
Bayer Diagnostics (31/28) 1941-2001 22.75 l.f.
Business Miscellaneous (31/3) 1857(1889-1964)-1964 0.05 l.f.
Citizen's National Bank of Oberlin (31/8) 1882-1901 12.6 l.f.
Fire Insurance Miscellaneous (31/3) 1884(1884-97)-1912 0.05 l.f.
First National Bank of Oberlin (31/8) 1863-1882 12.5 l.f.
Foote & Locke [Wellington & Pittsfield merchants] (31/3) 1837-1846 3 vols.
Gilford Instruments Laboratory See Bayer Diagnostics    
E.L. Goodrich, Brownhelm (31/3) 1835-1845 1 vol.
N.H. House, Account Book of [salesman for Force Pump Co.] (31/3) 1871-72, 1878-81 0.05 l.f.
J.B.T. Marsh & Co. [financial consultants] (31/3) 1884 1 vol.
Oberlin Automobile Club (31/2) 1951 0.05 l.f.
Oberlin Business & Civic Association (RG 6, SG VII, Ser. 2) 1958-1961 0.2 l.f.
Oberlin Cable Co-op See Jeptha J. Carrell (30/251)    
Oberlin Chamber of Commerce (31/25)
(See also RG 6, SG VII, Ser. 2)
1953-1988 0.2 l.f.
Oberlin Consumers Cooperative (31/29) 1896(1940-2000)-2002 19.75 l.f.
Oberlin Druggists (31/39) 1882-1955 0.8 l.f.
Oberlin Grocery Store (31/3) 1875-1876 1 vol.
Oberlin Improvement and Development Company (31/24) 1950s-1970s 4.75 l.f.
Oberlin Telegraph Company - See Oberlin School of Telegraphy 1873-1906 0.3 l.f.
Residence Mutual Fire Association (31/3) 1884-1897 0.1 l.f.
Young & Arnold [building supplies] (31/3) 1882-1883 1 vol.
     
Church/Religious-Based Organizations    
Cavalry Baptist Church (31/4/2) 1977-1980 0.01 l.f.
Christ Episcopal Church (31/4/2) 1912-1988 0.4 l.f.
Christ Episcopal Church, Microfilm reels (31/4/2) 1855-1939 0.1 l.f.
Christ Temple Apostolic Church (31/4/2) 1978, 2003 0.01 l.f.
Christian Science (31/4) 1958, 1966, 1975, 1979 0.05 l.f.
Church Women United (31/6/26) 1937-1998 0.8 l.f.
East Oberlin Community Church (31/4/4) 1931-1981 0.2 l.f.
First and Second Congregational Churches (31/4/1) 1834-2003 27.85 l.f.
First Baptist Church of Oberlin (31/4/2) 1885-1988 0.05 l.f.
First United Methodist Church (31/4/2) 1869-1988 3.4 l.f.
Friends Meeting (31/4/2) 1938, n.d. 0.05 l.f.
Grace Lutheran Church, LC-MS (31/4/2) 1953-1989 0.05 l.f.
See also Graduate School of Theology (RG 11)    
Litchfield [Ohio] U.C.C.C. History (31/4) 1833-1999 0.05 l.f.
Lorain County Congregational Association (31/38) 1837-1854 0.1 l.f.
Mt. Zion Baptist Church (31/4/2) 1903-1998 0.05 l.f.
Oberlin Area Cooperating Ministries (31/6/28) 1981-1995 0.6 l.f.
Oberlin Bible Society (31/38) 1849-1875 0.05 l.f.
Oberlin Christian Union (31/38) 1880-1913 0.2 l.f.
Oberlin Ministers Union (31/38) 1902-1917 1 vol.
Oberlin Unitarian Fellowship (31/4/2) 1974-1986 0.05 l.f.
Peace Community Church See First Baptist Church of Oberlin    
Religious Groups Miscellaneous (31/4) 1899-2006 0.1 l.f.
Rust United Methodist Church (31/4/2) 1905-87, 1997 0.1 l.f.
Sacred Heart [Catholic] Church (31/4/2) 1903-1986 0.05 l.f.
See also Schauffler College of Religious & Social Work (RG 34)    
     
Government (City, County, Township)    
Amherst Township Civil Court (31/36) 1854-1874 0.4 l.f.
Lorain County Regional Planning Commission (31/37) 1956-67, 1979 0.3 l.f.
Lorain County Treasurer (31/1) 1884-1899 3.5 l.f.
Oberlin Cemetery Association - See Oberlin, City of 1861-1963 0.4 l.f.
Oberlin, City of (31/5) 1858-2006 55.46 l.f.
Oberlin Community Services Council (31/15)
(incls: Oberlin Weekday Hot Meals Program)
1977-2006 0.4 l.f.
Oberlin Community Welfare Council (31/13) 1956-1976 0.2 l.f.
Oberlin Health Commission (31/14) 1959-1976 0.2 l.f.
Oberlin Interagency Council (31/26) 1991-2000 2.4 l.f.
Pittsfield, Ohio (church & school records) (31/35) 1835-1898 0.3 l.f.
Russia Township (31/11)
(incls: Board of Education; Civil & Criminal Court; & Treasurer's Records)
1838-1926 6.0 l.f.
     
Health/Medical    
Allen Memorial Hospital (RG 6, SG II, Ser. 10)
(incls: Allen Memorial Hospital Association)
1926-1984 6.25 l.f.
American Red Cross in Oberlin (31/6/30) 1972 0.05 l.f.
Oberlin Hospital Association (31/12) 1906-1925 1.65 l.f.
     
Recreation    
Oberlin Athletic Club (31/2) 1902-1903 0.07 l.f.
Oberlin Beach Association (31/31) 1905-1992 0.6 l.f.
Oberlin Country Day Camp (31/44) 1952-1998 0.6 l.f.
Oberlin Golf Club Company (31/22) See also RG 6, SG VII, Ser. 2 1903-2006 8.2 l.f.
     
Service Organizations    
Citizen's Aid Society (31/30) 1888-1894 1 vol.
Clubs and Associations, Misc. (31/2) 1886-2002 0.4 l.f.
Lorain County Children's Home (Oberlin, Ohio),
Collection in Honor of the Rebeles Family (31/42)
1927-1933 0.05 l.f.
NAACP (Oberlin Chapter) (31/33) 1990-2004 0.4 l.f.
Neighborhood House Association, Lorain County (31/2) 1911-2006 0.05 l.f.
Oberlin Associated Charities (31/30) 1916 0.05 l.f.
Oberlin Braille Group (31/30) 1951-1955 0.01 l.f.
Oberlin Carpenters' Union Local No. 1968 (31/10/1) 1918-1972 0.6 l.f.
Oberlin City Club (31/20) 1956-1993 1.0 l.f.
Oberlin Community Chest (31/30) 1918, 1935 0.01 l.f.
Oberlin Community Players (31/27) 1920-1977 0.4 l.f.
Oberlin Exchange Club (31/2) 1921, 1926, 1946, 2002 0.02 l.f.
Oberlin Forum (31/6/15) 1965-1983 0.05 l.f.
Oberlin Village Improvement Society - See O.H.I.O.    
Oberlin War Chest (31/30) 1918 0.01 l.f.
Poultry & Pet Stock Association of Oberlin (31/2) 1886-1914 0.05 l.f.
Rotary Club of Oberlin (31/16) 1938-2006 1.6 l.f.
Southside Neighborhood Assoc., Oberlin (31/2) 2001, 2006-7 0.05 l.f.
Young Men's Club (31/2) 1934-1965 0.05 l.f.
     
Social Reform or Action Groups    
American Civil Liberties Union, Northeast Ohio Chapter (31/19) 1969-1997 3.85 l.f.
Citizens for Voters Rights (31/6/27) 1975-1983 0.2 l.f.
Environmental Information Center (31/2) c. 1972 0.05 l.f.
Ladies Temperance League, incls: WCTU (31/6/4) 1874-1882 0.05 l.f.
Lorain County Progressives (31/2) 1913 0.05 l.f.
Non-Partisan Woman's Christian Temperance Union (31/6/10) 1897-1924 0.2 l.f.
Oberlin Clubs Miscellaneous (31/2) 1895, 1911, 1916, 1926 0.05 l.f.
Oberlin Female Moral Reform Society (31/6/11) 1835-1857 0.05 l.f.
Oberlin Race Relations Committee (31/41) 2000-2002 0.1 l.f.
Oberlin Temperance League/Alliance (31/32) 1870-1917 0.4 l.f.
The Plumbers [retired faculty lunch group] (31/2) c. 1950, 1986-87 0.05 l.f.
Phyllis Wheatley Community Center (31/2) 1940-48, 2000 0.01 l.f.
Woman's Christian Temperance Union (31/6/4) 1882-1976 1.25 l.f.
Woman's Foreign Missionary Society (31/4/1) 1869-1931 1.0 l.f.
Woman's Relief Corp (31/6/18) 1885-1944 1.25 l.f.
     
Women's Professional Clubs or Organizations    
American Association of University Women (31/6/21) 1914-1998 1.6 l.f.
Finitimi Society (31/6/7) 1902-1926 0.2 l.f.
Junior Forum (31/6/23) 1936-1966 0.1 l.f.
Ladies Circulating Missionary Library (31/6/25) n.d. 0.05 l.f.
League of Women Voters of Oberlin (31/6/5) 1924-2006 2.4 l.f.
Literary and Social Club (31/6/20) 1926-1983 0.2 l.f.
Maternal Association of Oberlin (31/6/19) 1835-1866 0.2 l.f.
Mutual Benefit Association (31/6/17) 1893-1921 0.2 l.f.
Mutual Improvement Club (31/6/14) 1913-1914 0.01 l.f.
Newcomers Club (31/6/8) 1962-1975 0.15 l.f.
Nineteenth Century Club (31/6/3) 1900-2001 2.8 l.f.
Oberlin Business and Professional Women's Club (31/6/29) 1950-1967 0.2 l.f.
Oberlin Junior League (31/6/22) 1935-1936 0.05 l.f.
Oberlin Junior Women's Club (31/6/9) 1954, 1960-64 0.2 l.f.
Oberlin Sorosis (31/6/2) 1897-2000 2.4 l.f.
Oberlin Woman's Club (31/6/1) 1901-1981 4.2 l.f.
Order of the Eastern Star (31/6/6) 1918, 1953-54, 1974-77 0.05 l.f.
Russia Township Farm Women's Club (31/6/31) 1923-2000 1.0 l.f.
Senior Forum (31/6/24) 1940-2001 1.4 l.f.
Women's Progressive Club (31/6/13) 1912 , 1927, 2004 0.01 l.f.