The Christian Augspurger Estate Collection
This collection consists of over 200 pages of documents related to the distribution of the assets of Christian Augspurger, an Amish immigrant and pioneer to Butler County, Ohio, who died in 1848 at the age of 66. Christian’s wife, Katherina, and a son, Christian Jr., had preceded him in …
In March 2013, the City of Middletown presented the MidPointe Library System a large collection of images - photographs, negatives, and slides that were taken by or for the City of Middletown. Most are dated from the 1960s to the 1990s. A selected number of them have been digitized and added to MidPointe Digital Archives. Others are …
In 2000, Mr. George Crout, an educator and local historian, became the catalyst to the Library Lens project when he donated 70 years worth of collections to the Middletown Public Library. During his lifetime, Mr. Crout collected historical documents pertaining to this area, particularly Middletown, and also authored weekly articles and …
These are the personal letters of Virginia Shewalter sent home while she served in the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) and the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1942 to 1945. The letters have been fully transcribed and are full-text searchable.
To access the finding aid for the collection click here.
This collection was …
Yearbooks for Middletown High School from 1913-1989.
Yearbooks for Middletown High School from 1990-2013 are available, but may only be accessed while in a MidPointe Library System building.
Transcriptions for 1931-2013 have not been proofed and contain inaccuracies.
The digital versions of the 1913-1923 Middletown High School yearbook, …
The MidPointe Library System’s Digital Archives Database Collection has been developed
to provide community access to items of historical, cultural and heritage-based interest.
This includes digitized versions of documents, books and photographs. The majority of
these items are representative of MidPointe’s service district, focusing on the eastern
portion of Butler County, Ohio.
However, this collection is much more than historical images. It is a treasure trove of
days gone by, and an assurance that they will not be forgotten.