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    • Thomas Hueston Home, c. 1890

    • Dwellings; Butler County (Ohio)
    • Thomas Hueston was born in the backwoods of Virginia in 1776. A brother, Col. Matthew Hueston, had arrived in Cincinnati in 1793 and in a few years Thomas followed. Once land became available west of the Great Miami River, he obtained property...
    • Wardlow, Thomas & Co. Paper Mill, 1875

    • Art; Paper industry; Canals; Middletown (Ohio)
    • This is a drawing from the 1875 Combination Atlas Map of Butler County of the Wardlow, Thomas & Co. paper mill. They were also known as the Niagara Paper Mills, "Manufactures of Flour Sack & Manilla Papers." Some of the oldest buildings still...
    • The Ladies Quartet, 1940

    • Churches; Music; Middletown (Ohio)
    • Music was always an important part of the services of the First United Brethren Church. This photograph of "The Ladies Quartet" was sent by long-time church member,Esther Thomas, who had relocated to West Alexandria, Ohio. The ladies in the...
    • Optimist 1918

    • Middletown High School (Middletown, Ohio) ; school yearbooks Butler County, Ohio; high schools Butler County, Ohio; Optimist; students;
    • An archive of The Optimist : Middletown High School yearbook from Middletown, Ohio, Butler County, USA
    • Mark Thomas Home, Sorg Place? c. 1870

    • Roads; Dwellings; Middletown (Ohio)
    • This old photograph was found with others that came from Middletown's Tytus family. Written on the back of it are the words: "Sorg Place? Mark Thomas Home." This leads one to believe that this is the road to the Sorg Home in Poasttown, which was on...
    • Thomas Huff's Drawing of the McGuffey Museum

    • Slides; Art; Universities & colleges; Galleries & museums; Butler County (Ohio)
    • Thomas E. Huff made this drawing of William Holmes McGuffey's home while he was teaching at Miami University. McGuffey created his McGuffey Readers while living in this house.
    • Thomas Nast Santa Cluas, c. 1880

    • Art; Holidays; Ohio
    • Thomas Nast was a German-born American cartoonist who is considered the "Father of the American Cartoon." Among his notable works were the creation of the modern version of Santa Claus; the male personification of the United States, Uncle Sam; and...
    • John Thomas Williamson, c. 1890

    • People; Middletown (Ohio)
    • John Thomas Williamson was the great-grandson of Middletown's first settler, Daniel Doty, through Doty's daughter Huldah's line. Huldah married John Williamson and had a son, John Henry Williamson, who was the father of John Thomas Williamson.
    • The Winchester House, 1977

    • Art; Dwellings; Middletown (Ohio)
    • The Winchester House, 219 South Main Street, was built around 1878 by the Thomas family. It features a three story Italianate tower on the front of a Colonial style house. In 1881, James K. Thomas purchased the house, making additions including...
    • Optimist 1913

    • Middletown High School (Middletown, Ohio) ; school yearbooks Butler County, Ohio; high schools Butler County, Ohio; Optimist; students;
    • An archive of The Optimist : Middletown High School yearbook from Middletown, Ohio, Butler County, USA
    • Middletown High School Football Players, 1936

    • Negatives; Schools; Students; Football; Middletown (Ohio)
    • In 1936, the Middletown High School football team practiced and played their home games at Lincoln Field, which was in back of Lincoln School. The players seen here are Dixie Gose, Harold Hursh, Bernard Willis and Sherley Thomas. Dixie Gose and...
    • Armco Association Club, 1920

    • Armco; Steel industry; Middletown (Ohio)
    • In 1920, the official Armco photographer, Thomas Portsmouth, collaborated with Bennett Chapple on an Armco publication, "Armco in Picture and Fact." Some of the photographs were reproduced on postcards. One of this set shows the Armco Association...
    • Thomas Allie Jones, c. 1920

    • People; Paper industry; Excello (Ohio)
    • Thomas Allie Jones was the son-in-law of Abraham E. Harding. He was raised in the paper industry and along with Hardings's son, Charles, operated the Harding Paper Company's Excello mill as the Harding-Jones Paper Company. Between 1899 and 1926 the...
    • First Boy Born in Middletown, Thomas C. Reed, c. 1860

    • People; Middletown (Ohio)
    • Born October 3, 1797, Thomas C. Reed was the first boy (and the second person) born in Middletown (Lemon Township). His birthplace was a farm on Yankee Road, just south of Dicks Creek. He helped organize the Butler County Fair and served as the...
    • 1615 Sunset Street

    • dwellings; real estate; Middletown (Ohio)
    • Realtor, J. Thomas Sebald must have listed this residence on two different occasions. In his advertisements, the asking price is listed one time as $15,000 and another as $17,000. Comparing photographs of the house, it is believed this is the newer...
    • Armco Grocery, 1919

    • Armco; Steel industry; Grocers; Middletown (Ohio)
    • Opening in 1917, the Armco Grocery, located in a former tobacco warehouse, was set up only for company employees. It sold, along with groceries, other general items at wholesale prices. Gus Banzhof, an experienced grocer, was hired by Armco as...
    • Main and Yankee Road, 1913

    • Dwellings; Streets; Middletown (Ohio)
    • In 1913, if you looked south on Main Street at Yankee Road, the scene would have appeared much as this photograph. The house (219 S. Main) in the center is known as the Winchester House because it was on the Winchester Pike. It was built around...
    • 1236-1240 Central Avenue, c. 1950

    • real estate; Middletown (Ohio); business enterprises
    • At 1236-1240 Central Avenue, this building was identified by J. Thomas Sebald Realty firm as the Revelos Brother's (Charles, James, Nicholas and John) building. At 1236, the Elite ice cream and candy store was operated by the Revelos family and...
    • Armco Employment Department, c. 1915

    • Postcards; Armco; Steel industry; Middletown (Ohio)
    • Upon completing the new East Side Works, Armco's Employment Department was relocated to the new plant. The long building in the background has come to be known as Door 1. In the center of the photograph is the Employment Department, where company...
    • Hughes School - 1887, Drawing April 28, 1975

    • Schools; Butler County (Ohio)
    • Hughes School, which opened in 1887, has been restored by the Liberty Township Historical Society. It is located east of LeSourdsville-West Chester Road on Princeton Road, not far from Hughe's Station. Hughes's Station was a stop on the railroad...


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