Recent Gifts to the LHS Collections & LHS Lending Library—August 2016



With appreciation to our donors, we announce the following recent gifts to the LHS:


Lynda Peel Brown: a variety of Lakeside brochures, programs and directories

Sid Foster: a variety of brochures, programs and directories including Bible Characters, (playing card set) copyright 1889; Historic Delaware’s Past in the Woman’s Home Missionary Society 1880-1940 by Teressa Mead Alexander; Illustrated, Bible Game of Old Testament Books

Floyd Fought: The United Methodist Church, West Ohio Conference Journals and Reports

Gary Haines: 10 photographs Toledo PC Lakeside Electric Rail Car, Carillion Museum, Dayton

Debbie Heibert: Lakeside 1941 DVD family photographs

Brenda KnippUnder the Sun: The Past Is the Present, by Brenda Knipp, 2015.

Steven Senne: a variety of Lakeside books

Richard Swanson: a variety of Lakeside Guy’s Club photos and memorabilia

Lois Weller: Lakeside Women’s Club Scrapbooks–2008, 2009, 2010

John Wiechel: Antique chamber pot cabinet

Karen Woodard: Danger Areas in Lake Erie Island District map.


Through the last several years Gretchen Curtis and David Glick have purchased resource materials to assist with research for LHS presentations throughout the summer.  These materials are now the beginning of an LHS Lending Library.  We are grateful to Gretchen and Dave for their continuing commitment and generosity to LHS.


Gretchen Curtis:

1.Bonnets to Boardrooms: Women’s Stories from a Historic College Town, compiled and edited by Eugenia Poporad Vanek, 2014;

2.Images of America: Chautauqua Institution 1874-1974, by Kathleen Crocker and Jane Currie, 2001;

3.Mr. Lincoln’s T-Mails: The Untold Story of How Abraham Lincoln Used the Telegraph to Win the Civil War, by Tom Wheeler, 2006;

4.Eastern Great Lake Lighthouses: Ontario, Erie, and Huron, text by Ray James/photographs by Bruce Roberts, 1996;

5.Great Lakes Lighthouses Encyclopedia, Larry and Patricia Wright, 2006;

6.Lighthouses of the Great Lakes: Your Guide to the Region’s Historic Lighthouses, text by Todd R. Berger/photography by Daniel E. Dempster, 2002.


David Glick:

1.Death by Petticoat: American History Myths Debunked, by Mary Miley Theobald with The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, 2012.

2.The Age of Edison: Electric Light and the Invention of Modern America, by Ernest Freeberg, 2013;

3.The Harding Affair: Love and Espionage During the Great War, by James David Robenalt, 2009;

4.The Other Half: The Life of Jacob Riis and the World of Immigrant America, by Tom Buk-Swienty/translated by Annette Buk-Swienty, 2008;

5.One Foot in Heaven, Dir. Irving Rapper, Warner Home Video, 2015, DVD; Warbirds Over the Trenches, Mill Creek Ent.


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