Began: 01/25/20 at 9:30 AM EST
Location: 4600 Harding Hwy E. (SR 309), Sunny Acres Square Dance Barn, Caledonia, OH 43314



RIBBONS: Gold Reception and Floor Committee The People’s Rink, Marion, Ohio, Charity Ball, Wednesday Evening, December 20, 1893, triangular bottom; Red Representative to the 24th Annual Convocation of the Grand Chapter R.A.M. of Ohio Marion, Ohio. September 24, 1890, logo image, small fringe at top & bottom; Red Ninth Annual Excursion Huber Mfg. Co. Employees to Cedar Point, Saturday, Aug. 17, 1895., ship images at top and bottom, Huber tractor image in center, fringe at top & bottom; Yellow I am an ELK Elk Circus May 24, 1894, Marion, O., image of elephant in center, fringe at top and bottom; Black Wayside Lodge No. 864 I*O*O*F Marion, Ohio with gold hanging trim & Wayside Lodge, No. 864 ornate pin at top with chained Member gold charm hanging from it; back is red with gold trim along sides Wayside Lodge, No. 864 I*O*O*F Marion, Ohio with paper advertising card inside from The M.C. Lilley & Co. Columbus, Ohio; Gold Reception and Floor Committee The People’s Rink, Marion, Ohio. Charity Ball, Wednesday Evening, December 20, 1893, fringe at top and triangular shaped bottom; Red The Huber Mfg. Company Marion, Ohio Annual Outing Detroit, Mich. August 18th, 1900, fringe at bottom; Gold 19th Excursion of the Employees of The Huber Mfg. Co. Marion, O. Cedar Point, Saturday, Aug. 19th, 1905, triangular bottom with fringe at edges; Patriotic flag with 13 stars material 17th Annual Reunion Armstrong Family Aug. 16, 1917 (Mom said that this was a Marion family); For Congress Scofield of Marion w/drawing yellow ribbon lg.; Easter Sunday 4/3/1983 Oakland UMC Marion; Red, yellow, & blue Auxiliary 18th Annual Reunion Ohio Rainbow Veterans Marion June 4-5 1937 w/ Harding Memorial pin at bottom.

HARDING POLITICAL BUTTONS: Harding and Coolidge white on blue; Harding Coolidge w/elephant in ctr. gold on black,sm.; For President Warren G. Harding photo in ctr. white on blue; Harding and Coolidge white on blue; For President Warren G. Harding photo in ctr. white on red; For President Warren G. Harding photo in ctr. blue on white sm.; For President Warren G. Harding photo in ctr. blue on white sm.; For President Warren G. Harding photo in ctr. white on red sm.; Harding and Coolidge white on blue surrounded by red (2 sizes); For President Warren G. Harding photo in ctr. white on blue; B&W photo of Harding newer square; For President Warren G. Harding repro med.; For President Warren G. Harding repro. sm. (2).

STYRAFOAM HATS “America First” W.G. Harding Lg. orig.; Elect McClaskey State Representative (split in brim).

BUMPER STICKERS: Ron Scheiderer; Marion’s Alive Think Positive in ’75; Collier; Litzenberg.

POSTERS: Dorothy Sinden; Patty Robbins; Thomas; Malone; Reed Ours. Rainier; Mary Eloise Furnis; Forest D. Loudenslager; John Glenn: Terry E. Drake; Bob Shoemaker; Ron Scheiderer; Kenneth A. Robinson; John H. Birch; James E. Reed 1940; Butterworth; Wm. “Bill” Pohler, Jr.; Don Quaintance; B. Edward Roberts; Cathy Collier; Robert L. (Bob) Reid; Peggy Hanna; Michele Pearson; Myron Berry; Eugene A. Yazel; Jim Slagle; Lynn Thomas; George W. Snyder; Ketha M. Campbell; Robert S. “Doc” Brown; Dr. Michael Brown; Schmidt; Doc McClaskey; Bill Snyder w/penny; Francis Roush; (Ray) Raymond Hickman; Ellen Stoll; Charles A. Gabriel; Ruth Lawler 1939.

POLITICAL BUTTONS: Tom Kindness; Slagle; Butterworth.

BUTTONS – NON-POLITICAL: 100 yrs. of service Marion Co. Courthouse; No. 32 B.P. O.E. Marion; Edward Huber “A Man of Invention” 1837-1904 oval; Performance Share We Can Do It Whirlpool; Through the Heart of OH Del. & Mar. Ry. Co. w/photo of train car; Kiss Me I’m Irish; Whirlpool gold w/black Quality First ribbon; Caledonia Smoothie Centennial 1874-1974; Marion Co. Sesquicentennial Sesqui Belle; Oorang Bang 1988 La Rue, Ohio w/Jim Thorpe & dog; The Harding Memorial, Marion, Ohio; 100 Years of Service Marion County Courthouse; Photo Harding Memorial in Fall; Keep the Cash in Marion.

MISC. POLITICAL: Bag w/ peanuts We are Pushing Peanuts for Carter Marion Co. Democrats; Mary Ellen Withrow Treasurer of Ohio bag w/shredded dollar inside (2); Adams for Council-at-Lg golf tees & leather (4); Manipulative Kennedy/Nixon by Stan Speer Prospect; Vote Yazel Judge nail file; Vote Sue Yazel Clerk Courts nail file; Elect Dave Schrote Pleasant Twp. Trustee notepad; Re-Elect Judge Municipal Court Marion Co. Kenneth A. Robinson Vote for Robert O. Stout for Prosecuting Attorney 1947 post card; Re-elect Judge Municipal Court Marion County Kenneth A. Robinson 1969 post card.

PICTURES – HARDING: Sm. gold framed photo Mr. & Mrs. Harding; Lg. wooden framed Harding for President/Coolidge for Vice President campaign poster; Framed 8×10 Harding Aladdin’s Hat; Framed 2 photos of “Uncle” Charley Patton w/news article on back Ritters Mansfield; Framed “Here’s What Harding Did For You Your Home and Your Country” Republican National Committee article; Wood framed poster Harding “Lest We Forget” Baker Art Gallery Terry Engraving Co.; Wood framed print Harding Baker Art Gallery; Lg. gold oval framed photo of Harding 7002@Edmonston; Long wood framed photo Republican Club of Columbus, Ohio at Home of Senator Harding Marion 7/22/20; Long framed photo of Harding and crowd at Marion Centennial Celebration July 3rd – 8th, 1922 outside First Presbyterian Church, lots of bunting, soldiers; Long framed photo Harding with Marion Club Welcomes President W.G. Harding 3/1/21; Long framed photo Harding, wife, dog, & crowd Visit of Marion Commandery No. 36 K.T. Marion, Ohio to Columbia Commandery No. 2 K.T. Washington, D.C. @ White House  June 10th, 1921; Harding Memorial by Nu Stone Products; Long framed photo Opening of Harding Tomb May 3, 1927, lots of ladies in the crowd, water damage at bottom, no glass; For President Warren G. Harding poster w/pic 1920; Warren G. Harding 1865-1923 print on cardboard; Photo reprint Harding Band & Boy Scouts at Harding Memorial.

PICTURES – NON-HARDING: Toll House – Old Marion Waldo Turnpike 1830 print; One-room brick schoolhouse print; Gold framed metal postcard of East St. looking north Morral; Christmastide at the Tavern at Waldo c. 1834; Print Victorian woman stamped G.R. Waitley Nevads, OH (Nevada); The New Strong Man political cartoon Uncle Sam, England, Russia, Germany, & France G.R. Waitley Nevada; Logging operation Warren E. 1913 Trumball Co.; Framed 147-149 W. Center St., Marion 1920s Gas Office; Framed Prospect Band Art Bldg. St. Louis World Exposition; Framed Bauer Studio photo Portion of Day Students Marion Business College 1/24/21 at Baptist Church; Long framed photo Marion County Selects June 23,1918; Long framed photo Marion County Selects June 25. 1918; Photo Company G, 4th Regiment O.V.I. April 25, 1898 (on courthouse steps?) by Warn Photographer Marion; Lady by O.H. Neimeyer Prospect; Swans & ducks in water at park Marion; Photos from Army-Navy Awards, WMRN (7); Osgood & Marion Power Shovel Photos (13); Photo Christmas card farm on Rt. 23 Marion Co.; One room schoolhouse class photos (3); Marion Centennial parade downtown orig. photos (7);  Old firetruck orig. photo Marion; Interior Harding Memorial by Pontius; Georgetown bridge & barn pix Prospect Community Honor Roll CDV; Photo of drawing downtown Marion from 1885 was Marion Star 2/27/1997; PHOTOS/CDVs by: Marion:  Hughes, W.H. Moore, Moore’s Art Gallery, Adam Bauer, Snook, Michigan Photo Co., Farley & Davidson, Wark, Pontius, Cabinet Vail, Vail, James Wark, Brunskill, Baxter (?); LaRue:  Mitchell, Krout; Columbus: Urlin. THERMOMETERS: Framed thermometer mirror nativity scene Schaffer-Denzer Co. Marion; Schaffner-Denzer Co. black schooner w/1939 calendar Marion; Lord’s Jewelers Marion w/beautiful lady; Brass Geo. Orians Gen. Ins. Marion; Black/gold plastic 1776 1976 Green Camp Elevator; Gold sq. framed fisherman Lords Jewelers Marion Bucyrus; Gold rect. winter scenes Jimmie Dutton Garage LaRue; White framed 3D church Johnston’s Market Prospect; Wood w/match holder, winter scene, towel rack; C.C. Lucas The Clothier Marion; White plastic key Key’s Auto Sales Marion; Tan tin Warren S. Thomas Station Marion; Green framed w/1956 calendar Lords Jewelers Marion; Wood backed w/wood matchholder canyon scene Schoenberger-Lennon Co. Marion (glass cracked); White tin Behrens Building Supplies Prospect; Gold framed w/picnic scene 1951 calendar on back Gaster Coal Co. Marion; Gold plastic 2 park scenes w/1965 calendar Davids St, Party Store Marion; Metal cream/red Key Town Camp Oil & Gas Green Camp; Metal yellow The Morral Supply Co.; White wood lg. Schneider & Sons Marion.

MIRROR: Ask for Roecker’s Bread Bakery Marion.

SIGNS: Marion Mule metal yellow/black; Framed Violin & Violoncello Studio Clara H. Leffler sign; Auto Races Today Marion Ohio Speedway cardboard; Marion Community Theatre Funny Girl 1988; Metal Huber Warco orange/black.

ASH TRAYS: Clear glass Compliments of Bob & Thelma’s Tavern Cardington; Clear glass National City Bank of Marion; Black plastic coal bucket Hunt Milling Co. Richwood; Metal burgundy/silver Green Camp Elevator; Marigold carnival Bucyrus City Bank; Black glass James M. Hamilton & Sons Crushed Stone & Equipment Rental Marion; Lg. Marion Power Shovel “We Keep the World Digging.

MATCH HOLDER: Black tin Konkle & Moon Monuments.

MATCHBOOKS: Hotel Harding Marion; Safety Cab Marion; Re-elect John Watkins Commissioner Prospect; Merle Thomas for Commissioner matchbook Prospect; Leffler’s Candies City Airport Marion matchbook.

TILES: Marion County Courthouse Historical Series #3 Dec. ’76; Harding Memorial Historical Series #3 Dec. ’74 (2).

KEYRINGS: Orange Bowling Classic Whirlpool Findlay 1980; Whirlpool Federal Credit Union VISA logo; Silver United Federal Credit Union; Whirlpool green Classic ’85; Whirlpool white bowling pin Classic ’86; Super Duper Marion; OH license plate P7171 1969 & Q598 1951for key ring.

TICKETS: Fox Theatre LaRue (2); NY Central Railroad coach Marion to Indianapolis.

COASTERS: Marion Div. Whirlpool Corp. blue plastic coasters (10); Marion Steam Shovel Co.

BOTTLES/JARS: Sm. clear glass Dr. C. H. Bahrenburg Marion; Clear glass w/metal cap, label, Sour Mash Whiskey W. P. Fetter Marion; Blue tin w/label Binco Brand Spices Packed for Bindley Grocery Co. 2 ozs. Marion Pat. June 21, 1916 Ginger (2); Lg. brown bottle Marion BRC & Bottling Company Registered. 

PLATES: Old flow blue Souvenir of Marion, O. w/Huber Manuf., Commercial Club, Home for Orphans & Destitute Children, Old Ladies Home, Mt. Vernon Ave. Looking West, marked England;  Black Morral-Salt Rock Twp. Centennial Signed S.W. 3/26/75; Quinn Chapel A.M.E. Church Marion 100 years Rev. M. E. Lashley Pastor M.J. Hall; First Presbyterian Church 1958 Marion.

UTENSILS: Old tin tea strainer T.H. Konkle & Son Monuments Marion; Wooden handled serving spoon Whirlpool Marion Div. 20th Anniv. 1955-1975; Silver long-handled spoon Let’s Stir Up a Friendship Hotel Harding Marion; Silver collector spoon Harding Memorial; Harding Hotel silver iced tea spoon (3); Harding Hotel silver tea spoon (3); Harding Hotel silver fork (2); Hotel Harding silver ice cream spoon.

MISC. ADVERTISING: White MPG Calculator Green Camp Elevator; Jewelry box The Diamond Center of Marion; Oval framed fall scene Geo. A. Little Motor Sales Marion; Red tin Member Chamber of Commerce Marion sign; Wooden backed girl w/teddy bear Marion Buick Co.; Old cream w/red trim child’s cup w/teeter totter scene The Schaffner (?) Co. Marion; Happy Anniversary 1911-1986 Whirlpool black quartz digital clock w/box; Letter opener Rieger & Co. Marion; Metal National Mills Cloverleaf Flour Metal sign Marion; Fancy wood mounted round glass pic Wilson Pittsburgh Cut Price Boot Shop Marion; Old Timers Carl’s Auto Parts 1913 Chevrolet Marion; County Bank red coin purse; Net Price List #12 brochure Houghton Show Vehicles Marion; Net Price List #42 Houghton Sulky Co. Marion; General Excavator Co. Marion ad Feb. 1929; Coffee sack Smith’s Royal Crest Roasted Coffee George A. Smith Groceries & Meats Marion; L.W. Thompson Dry Goods Cardington fall graphic; Oval metal plaque with “Sellers”; various business cards (old);  Sticker decorated card Evangelical United Brethern Church Marion; Receipt Vance Service Station Prospect 1944; Handwritten receipt Bricker Hardware Mrs. Milo Gast; Cashed checks from The Prospect Citizens Bank 1947 (14); H.K. Mouser MD Dietary Calories per day list Prospect; “To Cement Our Friendship” Baldauf & Schlientz, Inc. Marion letter opener; Cotton sack from Huber Corp. Marion; Seasons Greetings from Economy Auto Paint Shop Marion; Sm. red notepad Harruff’s Tire Store w/1936 calendar; 1st Annual Antique & Flea Market Downtown Marion card; Letter from George Myers to Ted Myers 4/21/1930 Marion; Heritage Hall Souvenir bookmark Marion; Flyer Harding Cemetery Vault on front & reopening of Pontius Studio on back; Metal placard The General Excavator Co. Marion 1947; Rev. G. L. Pake Young Men’s Christian Assoc. at Camp Meigs, DC, Home .Marion; Rev. Marion E. Berry Evangelist card Agosta Marion; Don’t Be a Slacker in Church Going While the Boys are Over There Developing a Heroic Faith church services time Liberty ME Church, Likens Chapel, & Monnett Chapel; T.H. Konkle & Son Monuments “The Little Shower” silver top w/card Marion; Palace “Gone With the Wind” flyer Marion; If You Wear Pants Leave Your Orders With Jos. Voll The Artist Tailor ad card Marion; Ad card Carter’s Stylewriter Wiants Marion; Demon Dyspepsia ad flyer Osborb Bros. Druggists Prospect; Speed up your shipments using the Interurban flyer Columbus, Delaware & Marion Electric Co.; Warm Relief for Your Feet R. W. Gambler Waldo ad card; The Leader Patent Swinging Stacker Marion Mfg. Co.; Christmas in the Fall at Crown Jewelers Marion; Ivory Polish for the Teeth J.W. Hinds & Co. Marion.

STATIONARY: Waiting at Depot c. 1907 Marion blank cards & env.; Marion Brewing & Bottling Co. Marion post cards (3); Old Marion High School post card; Christmas @ Waldo Tavern blank cards & env.; Thomas Clark Family Home Carroll Neidhart blank cards & env.; Eaton’s Connoisseur brown stationary & env.; T. Frericks Farm Marion Carroll Neidhart blank cards & env.; Harding Memorial fold overs w/ Harding seal.

PAPERWEIGHT: Marble w/ brass medallion Grace Baptist Church Marion.

BANKS: Brass drum Marion County Bank; Brass Spirit of ’76 Marion County Bank.

TOKENS/COINS: Wooden nickels Marion Lions Club Annual Charity Fun Festival (27); Wooden nickel 30-cents Token Marion Co. Fair 1984; Wooden nickel 1865 1923 Warren G. Harding/Harding Memorial (3); Good 10 cents in trade Question Club token; Mike Schott Sheriff Marion; Good for 25 cents in trade Owl Billiards Marion; Good for 25 cents in trade J & P Pool Marion; Mason Marion Lodge #70 Centennial 1841-1941 coin; Good for 5 cents in merchandise W.B.M. Ashley, OH

BOTTLE CAPS: Parish Dairy (4); Green plastic National City Bank Marion.

BOTTLE OPENERS: What Knot Lowell & Mary Craft Marion; White/red R & R Drain Service Marion;  Stone’s Shoes Marion.

CALENDARS: Naked woman calendar 1960 Sanders Marion; Marion Dresser 1978; Olde Towne Marion 1990; Thomas Restaurant Prospect 1938 w/ child graphic; N.A. Cook Groceries LaRue 1953 w/ kids in kitchen; R.J. (Bob) Hougendobler Sohio 1953; J. Ronald Scharer, C.L.U. Marion 1972; Ronald Scharer Insurance, Inc. Marion 1971; Verne Hart’s Insurance Marion 1971; Smith’s Dairy Marion 1978; Oakland Pharmacy Marion 1967; Bus. Card Torrance Smith Stafford Inc. Marion L.A. Axe & Son Marion; Whirlpool Marion Division & 75 Anniversary Whirlpool 1986; Partial roll of parchment ads Schoenberger-Lennon Co. Marion; Round Hood’s Sarsaparilla Calendar 1892 from Cook Bros. Druggists Prospect w/beautiful children graphics, plus other local.

TIES: Bolo Come to Marion County Fair red w/blue OH shape; Marion County Sesquicentennial 1822 1972 black bow w/gold; Marion County Sesquicentennial 1822 1972 black bow w/silver.

GLASSES: President’s From Ohio Harding & birthplace; Marion Co. Sesquicentennial clear w/red Burger Chef & Coke (2).

MUGS: Marion County Sesquicentennial shaving mug (2).

COFFEE CUPS: Cream & blue Symbol of Excellence Sears/Marion Div. Whirlpool; White pedestal Democrats of Marion County; White pedestal Fahey Bank Marion; We Keep the World Digging Marion (Power Shovel) logo; Just 4 You Doc McClaskey/1978 letter; Bicentennial Celebration Village of Prospect; Abel /Local 1949 Bldg. Dedication 5/23/76 Marion; Marion Co. Courthouse 1884-1984; Milk glass Marion YMCA – A Great Idea!; Entertaining Marion Since August, 1928 Palace Theatre; Signed pottery Prospect.

MENUS: Hotel Harding l Lunch Menu & typed slip re: changing prices Marion; Hotel Harding 1 Lunch Menu.

NEWSLETTERS: Marion Shovel Talk: Vol. 3 8/26/66 & 12/2/66; Vol. 4 1/13/67, 1/20/67, & 5/26/67; Vol. 5 4/12/68; Vol. 6 4/25/69 & 5/9/69; Marion News & Reviews Oct. ’92 & ’94; Progress Report Bruce Litzenberg; Prospect Sr. Citizens June 1981 & Sept. 1985; Hallmarks (Marion Co. Historical Society) A/J 2013 – A/J 2014, J/M 2015, J/S 2015; Whirlpool Conveyor V18 #1 1982.

SHEET MUSIC/MUSIC BOOKLETS: Harding You’re the Man for Us w/ pix Harding & Coolidge 1920; Christmas Carols booklet National City Bank of Marion; Carols for Christmas booklet National City Bank of Marion; Songs of America 1917 Campbell’s Furniture Store Marion.

PROGRAMS: Gala Reopening of Marion’s Palace Theatre “1776” July 1976; “The Royal Family” Harding HS Sr. Class May 1932; “Merton of the Movies” Harding HS Sr. Class May 1926; Marion Power Shovel Family Open House 9/16/79;  Whirlpool Groundbreaking 3/30/1976 w/plastic shovel; Showing of the Model Home Vernon Heights Blvd. Marion 1923; The Beat Goes On! @ Palace Marion 11/1977; “Tulip Time” Prospect HS 3/1943; Marion Midget Football 1987; “The Secret Door” 11/24/1942 Jr. Class Prospect HS.

NEWSPAPERS/SECTIONS: Newslife 9/1/91 Marion Popcorn Festival insert; The Marion Ohio Tribune 3/29/1913 re: flooding; Harding The President We Knew, Newslife 9/2/79; The Marion Daily Star 7/5/1922 Marion Centennial Edition; The Chillicothe Leader 8/23/1883;  Meigs County Telegraph 9/21/1881; The Cincinnati Times=Star 9/20/1901 Wm. McKinley death; Poughkeepsie Eagle-News 3/28/1923 Berlin Holds to Passive Resistance; Cleveland Plain Dealer 9/9/1901 McKinley Grave Condition; Cleveland Plain Dealer 9/13/1901 McKinley Gets Solid Food; Cleveland Plain Dealer 9/21/1901 Vanderbilt to Consolidate Railroads, Nearly Escaped Hanging; Cleveland Plain Dealer 9/17/1901 McKinley’s Remains;  The Independent Pomeroy 7/28/1904;  Cleveland Plain Dealer 9/20/1901 McKinley’s Body at Boyhood Home; Weekly Ohio State Journal 6/5/1890 Protest McKinley’s Bill; Poughkeepsie Eagle-News 6/19/1924 Reply to Japan Public; Cleveland Plain Dealer 9/18/1901 McKinley Services; Marion Ohio Tribune 3/19/1921;  The Marion Star 2/19/1979; Newslife Updates 11/17/1980 & 1/28/1981; Misc. pages from The Marion Star & Newslife; RFD News 10/27/1980 Museum for a 1920’s President; The LaRue News 3/20/1903;  Tom Mix & Tony, Ernie Dugan wrestler match @ Shovel Gym clippings; Ken Maynard @ Palace, Gorilla Pogi & Buck Weaver match @ Shovel Gym; Jack Dempsey referee wrestling @ Crystal Lake Park 9/17/1974, Jim Londos The Marion Star Centennial Anniversary Edition 10/8/1977; The Morning Tribune Extra 8/2/1923 Harding is Dead; The Marion Daily Star Marion Centennial Edition Parts 1 & 2; The Marion Star 7/1/1972; Marion County Review 8/4/1939 Map of Who’s Who in Marion is inside.

ACCOUNT BOOKS: Pocket size J.T. Shaw Marion 1898; Pocket size Cook’s Brothers Prospect 1890; The Marion Bldg. Savings & Loan Co. 1921; Fahey Banking Co. Marion Savings Booklet 1959; Ohio Power Co. Payment Record 1953 Marion.

YEARBOOKS: 1927 Quiver.

SCRAPBOOKS: Women’s Suffrage, 1911 Class of Marion HS, Pershing, Wilson, Marshall, Dan Patch died, Marion Ladies’ Band, Marion National Mill Fire, baseball team photo by Stewart Studio, inside general store photo; circa 1917; 1920-9130s – Palace Theatre, orig. pix Regal Spencer at organ, Phelps pic at Harding Memorial, guys dressed like cowboys, Ohio Theatre bought article, The Fantastix program, ad pages, etc.

BOOKS: Sesquicentennial History of Marion County 1972 (2); The First Presbyterian Church Marion, OH Faith and Life During 150 Years (2); Consolidated Half-Century Directory First Presbyterian Church 1981; Church History Oakland United Methodist Church 1976; 50th Anniversary Palace Theatre Marion 1928-1978 (2); Morral: A Picture Book of History, Old Settlers, Business Enterprises, and Other Interesting Facts 1875-1975; Growing Up With Warren Harding; The Marion County Courthouse 1884-1984; 100th Anniversary 1828-1928 First Presbyterian Church Marion; Marion Area Code 614 phone book June 1973; Ohio Farmer Harvest County Line Marion County 1979 phone book; Home Cooking Secrets Division 7 Practical Nurse Association of OH (Marion, Union, Delaware, Morrow, Wyandot & Crawford Counties); Caledonia Memorial United Methodist Church 1976; Marion, OH in Puzzles Nostalgics Marion Co. Historical Society 1984.

MAGAZINES: Ohio History Spring/Summer 1966 Harding articles; Beautiful Ohio Vol. 2 #3 1960 Marion articles; Beautiful Ohio V1 #3 1960 – all Marion & Marion area articles; Marion, OH 1974. BROCHURES/ADS: Palace Theatre; Terri Lee (doll) Nov. 1954 booklet Uhler’s Balcony Helen Cunningham Marion; Terri Lee (doll) May 1956 booklet Uhler’s Balcony Helen Cunningham Marion; Marion (Power Shovel) Moves Ahead booklet 1974; Wyandot Supercorn!.

ANNUAL REPORT: Central Soya Marion 1987.

CERTIFICATES: Primary Dept. First Presbyterian Sabbath School Marion 1918; Certificate of Promotion to High School Marion 1917; Lg. Board of Medical Registration & Examination State of Ohio Marion 1896; Notary Certificates (7) 1909 – 1927; Associate Member Harding Memorial Association (2).

POSTERS: Marion Jaycees 10th Annual Country Western Show 1984 Palace Theatre Jim Ed Brown, Christy Russell, Dianne Morgan, & Chuck Magill (rolled); United States Army Field Band & Soldier’s Chorus Marion Kiwanis Club; Marion Co. Sesquicentennial Committee “Saga 150: Living History of Marion County”; Marion Jaycees All-Star Wrestling Nov. 17th @ Marion Coliseum Flying Fred Curry, Tony Vickard, Soldier Boy Bobby Golden, Mad Billy Coleman, Chief Don Red Cloud, Tom Meek, Brady Howard, The Assassin; Marion Jaycees All-Star Wrestling Dec. 1st Ariba Louie Martinez, The Assassin, Inca, Scorpion, Brady Howard, Apeman, Malcom Monroe, The Bug, Chief Don Red Cloud, Ron Lee, Tony Vicaro, Tom Meek; Marion Popcorn Festival 1986 Budweiser Pepsi Cheap Trick Tonya Tucker rolled; Marion Power Shovel Productivity, Availability, & Profit Marion Makes It Happen! For You; Welcome Home to Our Troops God Bless the U.S.A.; Green 5th Annual Antique Steam & Gas Engine Show June 18-20, 1982; Hometown Homecoming Mr. Jack Daniel’s Silver Cornet Band @ Palace 4/1/1987.

GLASS: Tan pottery toothpick holder Yankee Peddler Marion; Blue pottery handled Prospect; Tan & blue Maple City pottery Marion; Sm. cream pitcher Junior Drum & Bugle Corps. Natl. Championship US Open Marion; Liberty Pottery Becky Marion cardinal winter scene; Brown toothpick holder 1st Popcorn Festival 1981; Brown toothpick holder 4th Popcorn Festival 1984; Old china brown & gold ornate Souvenir of Marion tea cup; Harding Hotel salad bowl Lamberton china.

CAT’S MEOW: Marion Co. Courthouse.

RECORDS: Selected Speeches by Warren G. Harding LP (1 sealed, 1 open).

RULERS: White plastic Home Federal Marion; Rock Island Lines plastic; Flicker’s Business College School of Commerce Marion wooden ruler.

BOOKLETS/CATALOGS: William Nicholson’s Ohio, Southern & Western Real Estate and Insurance Journal Ashley, Ohio (lots of ads); Dr. Hess Products Annual Catalog 1928 Ashland; Your Marion June 1968; Sears Roebuck & Co. Complete Laundry Guide for your Kenmore; Catalog New Victor Records for Feb. 1918 C.G. Wiant Marion; The Shop Tool Manual #1 Probst Supply Co. Marion; Rexall Family Almanac 1965 Alspach Pharmacy Marion; Miley’s Hand Crafted Originals; History of Marion City and Marion County; The Marion Co. Historical Society 1980-1981 Yearbook; Catalogue of Fashions for Autumn 1898 Ulher, Phillips, & Co. Marion; Whirlpool Marion Division 1985 Wage & Benefits Improvements; 75 Whirlpool Corp. 1911-1986; Soil Survey of Marion County 1918; Welcome to Oakland UMC US Bicentennial, 59th Year Homecoming, & Bldg. & Bldg. And Repair Program Marion.

FANS: Pretty girl on front, Ads from Cardington, OH merchants on back 6/21/1898; Deer in forest on front, The Marion Air Conditioning Sales, Inc. Marion.

JEWELRY: Harding HS men’s pendant on chain (old); Marion Power Shovel Marion w/equip on back oval w/leather strap; Marion No. 36 brass pin; Flag pin flat Veterans Park Lest We Forget Marion; Good Luck Baby card w/gold baby ring Lord’s Jewelers Marion; Galion HS pendent.

PROGRAMS: Marion Community Theatre “Sly Fox” May 1983; 1979-1924=55 Class of 1924 Harding HS & photo of class; 1924-1974 50th Reunion Class of 1924 Harding HS & photo of class; “The Secret Door” Jr. Class play 11/24/1942 Prospect; Commencement Caledonia HS 5/19/1919; 1984-1924=60 Class of 1924 Harding HS Reunion; The Marionaires present Songs America Sings 4/16/1983; Bicentennial Anniversary Oakland UMC Marion 9/19/1976; Morral Centennial Church Service 6/15/1975; Rodeo Marion Co. Children’s Benevolent Assoc.; Army-Navy “E” Award to men & women of the General Excavator Co. Marion w/pic & news clippings; Warren G. Harding: From  Main St. to White House 11/2/1986 OSUM; Marion Star Cooking School Programs 1920s w/ Mrs. Edna Riggs Crabtree, Mrs. George Thurn, Mrs. Ruth Campbell, Mrs. Emily M. Lautz, Edna M. Ferguson, Mrs. V. Elsner Smith (16); Fox Theatre LaRue movies playing schedule for wk., movie posters inside (15 different); 31st Annual 25-Year Club Banquet 9/1980; 21st Annual 25-Year Club Banquet 1970; Playbill Sophisticated Ladies @ Palace 1980 Marion includes note that Cyd Charisse & Tony Martin were not performing.

MAPS: City of Marion 1955 drawing rolled; Birdseye View of Who’s Who in Marion Aug. 1959; Marion 1878 parchment; Natl. Map Service Marion Co. &  Marion City 1980; Marion w/Marion Co. 1982; Welcome to Marion & Crawford Counties 1980s (3); Natl. Map Service Marion Co. & Marion City 1980 (3); Marion Co. Hwy. 1962.

MISCELLANEOUS MARION AREAOld embosser Notary Seal Marion County OH; Black/white plastic drink making cup John W. Mathews Gulf Oil Distributor Marion; Deck of playing cards Marion County Courthouse/1st Public Bldg. Marion in case; Harding Home & Museum Genuine 10 photographs souvenir (2); Blue Silver Anniversary Whirlpool Frisbee; Marion afghan blue & cream commissioned by Lawrence Orchards; Flour bag 5 lbs. Silk Floss Marion Milling Co.; Registration form for Wilson Auction Sales Green Camp; Form 1541 For Carriers Marion (8); Program Schedule WMRN Marion eff. 7/1/1973; Frank Bros. Marion receipt 1965; Colorful clown 135th Marion Co. Fair lg. Decal; Colorful cow 135th Marion Co. Fair lg. Decal; Dry cleaner wax pencil Anthony’s Marion; Marion Hobby Club souvenir 1st Annual Hobby Show 8/1934 honorary ten cents “dollar”; Daily Time Card The Columbus, Delaware & Marion Electric Co. Scioto Power Station; Bartlettgram U.S. Air Mail Marion return to Tom Bartlett North Baltimore; Mrs. Harding’s waffle recipe w/ kitchen pic (2); Whirlpool night light 1955-1980; Brass belt buckle Marion Dresser SuperFrunt; Cloth patch Marion Superintendent Co. Fair; Sm. box Spauldings Jewelers Marion (2); Hotel Harding Ivory soap; Marion Co. Bank Co. 1912 Art Mailing Card; Church Announcement Card Rev. Inskipt Marion; Wedding Invitation Marion 1917; Prudential Insurance Policy Info. Card 1922 Marion; Erie Railroad Company: Exam booklet; Book No. 243, proposed changes to yard map for N. Judson, IN, numerous supplements to freight tariff book, completed employment applications (1868 & 1883), Railway Employees’ Journal; Petroleum Key Room Hotel Harding Marion unused bills #52588-52600; 1941 Selective Service card Marion.


POST CARDS: Marion City & Marion County post card collection – many rare, unusual; Ohio: Columbus, Dayton, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Lima, Marietta, Bucyrus. Delaware, Akron;

Holiday post cards, beautiful graphics, many signed – New Years, Valentines Day, St. Patricks Day, Presidents Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas; Exaggerated/bigger than life; Trains; depots; blimps; Pretty ladies; advertising; real photo cards; other US states; foreign post cards; etc. 




PRESIDENTIAL POLITICAL BUTTONS (750+) – rare, unusual, funny, & colorful, lots of sizes, a lot of holograms: Chester Arthur, Grover Cleveland, Obama, Romney & Ryan, JFK, LBJ, Franklin Roosevelt, Ike, Thomas Dewey, Reagan, Adlai Stevenson, Coolidge, Truman, Wallace, Wilke, Hoover, Wm.J. Bryan, McKinley, Teddy Roosevelt, Wilson, Willis, Humphrey, Nixon, Agnew, Goldwater, McGovern, Shriver, George Bush, Kerry, Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, Gore, Ford, Carter, Mondale, Anderson, Hughes, Cooper, Robert Kennedy, Edward Kennedy, Ted Kennedy, Kerry, Perot, Wm. Taft, John Glenn; Alfred E. Smith (2); John W. David; Alfred E. Newman (2); re-elect the President; No Third Term (7).

CONVENTIONS: Republican 1980 Detroit (3);Democratic San Francisco 7/1984 (4).

MISC. BUTTONS: Welcome Home! Day 444 Jan. 20, 1981; Flags; McCullough; WIN; M.A. Hanna & Myron T. Herrick; Celeste & Leonard; Dr. Mike Brown; Mary Ellen Withrow; The 1982 World’s Fair Knoxville, TN; Stassen; Volkema; Taft; Bryan Sewall; Coolidge Dawes Club Albany Country; General Andy Jackson; Gilligan; Ron Malone for Mayor; Martin Luther King Jan. 15 Make This a National Holiday; Kiss Me I Don’t Smoke; Jane Wyman was Right!; Give Me a Break Vote Republican; Our Time is Now MLK & Jesse Jackson; Ms. For MO; Spirit of ’76; Women & Children 1st Republican Party; Hulk Hogan WWF; Quality is Home to Stay; Steward UAW; UAW (6); MIA Account for Them; Natl. 6th Tractor Show; Franz Joseph Emp. Austria; Wilhelmina Queen of Holland; Merry Christmas; War Chest; USO; This We’ll Defend.

JEWELRY: Gold tone donkey w/2 horseshoes GULF pin; Gold tone donkey w/2 horseshoes pin (no GULF backing); Gold tone elephant w/2 horseshoes GULF pin; Sm. copper circle w/elephant “GOP in ’48 Save a Date”; 1 gold tone cuff link w/elephant head; Sm. elephant pin back; 1940 GOP elephant head pin back gold tone; Sm. cuff link (?) w/photo of unidentified man Pettibone Mfg. Co. Cin. OH; gold pin w/green stones; medallion White House/Capital Bldg.

RIBBONS: Cream-color “Souvenir” Unveiling Soldiers’ Monument McComb, O. May 30th 1894 image of statue, fringe top & bottom; Lavender 23rd Annual Re-union 99th O.V.I. September 20 & 21 1899 McComb, Ohio. diagonal bottom; Turquoise Annual Reunion CO’S. D. & C, 99th Regt. O.V.I. Aug. 14, 1902,image of medal fringe bottom; Gold w/light blue bowed ribbon attached at top Company A Truth Courage Prosperity CONTEST May 13, 1897 Wm.; McGirr, Capt. image of flags and placard fringe at bottom; Pastel pink Welcome Home! Soldiers of the Spanish-American War…… Banquet. November 11, 1898 image of soldier with rifles/bayonets, tents, flag, and wagon, small fringed top & bottom; Grey Alternative Marion. Thirteenth District Democratic Congressional Convention, Sandusky, Ohio September 4th, 1894 fringe at top and bottom; Alternate Democratic National Convention 1964 Atlantic City gold top & hanging piece on red, white, & blue ribbon; Remember the Maine red ribbon fringe at top & bottom; Post No. 178 G.A.R. Marietta, Ohio gold on blue ribbon with metal fringe sm.; Ladies of the Grand Army of the Republic 14th Annual Convention Dep’t of Nebraska Grand Island May 18, 19 1905 black lettering on red ribbon; Colorado and Wyoming Ladies of the Grand Army Denver 1905 flower black lettering cream ribbon fringe at bottom damage; Honorary Member of General Custer Circle No. 26. Ladies of the G.A.R. Lincoln, Neb. 1900 black lettering white ribbon, damage at top; 13th Annual Encampment Department of Encampment Omaha, Neb., February 12-13, 1896 gold lettering on blue ribbon metal fringe at bottom; Grand Army of the Republic on pin at top Bailey Post No. 67 North Troy VT. Metal fringe at bottom gold lettering in black ribbon; Ernest Hollings for President 1984 w/pic red, white & blue ribbon w/gold donkey charm.

GLASS: Marigold carnival glass Reagan Bush 1980 GOP w/elephant dish marked Joe St. Clair; JFK & Family china plate w/pink & gold border; Pres. & Mrs. John F. Kennedy china plate; JFK white/burgundy china rocking chair marked Souvenir of Monterey, CA &Arrow 1962 N.Y.C. Japan; Sm. metal bust JFK; Pres. Jimmy Carter Plains, GA blue & white china cup & saucer; Teddy & the Bear china toothpick holder Wheeling, WV marked Made in Germany 3573.

MAGNETS: Dress-Up McCain Magnets in original packaging.

SPOON: Jimmy Carter 39th Pres. silver collector spoon marked Japan.

FIGURES: President Lyndon B Johnson/LBJ Himself by Remco plastic figure & Barry in original box (cellophane missing from front) 1964; Donald Trump Bobble Head w/Immigration Sign ’16 figurine in box; Bill Clinton plush doll 2017 Sugar Loaf Cloinstar Entertainment Services w/tags. BANKS: Metal elephant bank w/Vote Right Nixon Agnew in ’72 Better the Second Time Around; Metal donkey bank w/McGovern Shriver 1972 Best for the Job; Metal bank commemorating the feud between President Ronald Reagan & Speak of the House Tip O’Neill 1983, Miley’s Inc. Marion, OH (gavel hits the President on the head).

FRAMED PICTURES/PRINTS: 2 color photos top of the Capital Bldg.lit up gold frames; Washington Family print in old ornate frame; Grant & Colfax Liberty & Loyalty Justice & Public Safety National Union Republican Banner 1868, Currier & Ives w/JFK as current President in ornate gold frame; The Presidents of the United States.

UNFRAMED PICTURES/PRINTS: Cover of Dresses Worn by the “First Ladies” of the White House (Paper Doll Cut Outs) by Maybelle Mercer #2164 1937; Calvin Coolidge copyright Baker Art Gallery on back handwritten “At Harding Memorial Dedication Marion, Ohio June 16th 1931 C.T.O.; Nixon Official Inaugural Portrait Folio 1969 G. Schumann in original packaging B&W Photo JFK Family; Photo of patriotic display Constitution Week D.A.R.; Color photo George & Laura Bush; Portraits of Ohio Presidents – folder w/11 prints (some are Harding).

A/P PRESS RELEASES W/PIC: JFK 1961 (1); Carter 1976 (20). 

FAKE MONEY: Bill Clinton $3 bill The Disgruntled States of America; Silver Coin A Profile of Integrity; Your Country Your Dollar Vote Republican w/profiles of Lincoln, Eisenhower, & Nixon; Hillary $1 million 2016?-2020? bill.

STICKERS: Ford Dole circle red, white, blue med.

POSTERS: Johnson Humphrey for the USA 1964; 1984 Republican National Convention Grand Old Party Dallas 1984 Working Together (Reagan & Bush); Neighborhood Headquarters for Mondale; Jimmy Carter Walter Mondale Leaders, for a change. Vote Democratic.; Jimmy Carter for President a leader, for a change. Vote Democratic.; Re-Elect Carter Mondale A Tested and Trustworthy Team (4); Litzenberg Auditor; Elect Lynn Thomas for State Senator For a Strong Voice in Columbus; Re-Elect Ferguson Auditor of State; Celeste. Democrat for Governor ’82; Humphrey/Muskie Some Men Talk About Change…Others Cause It cellophane.

CAMPAIGN MATERIALS/LIT.: Betty Boop @ Republican National Convention as 1980 Presidential candidate; Bob Taft US Senate; Willard Clevenger Union County Auditor (12); Curtis Lattimer Candidate for County Surveyor 1918; Jim Kuhn State Rep. 86th Dist.; Mayor Sensenbrenner Salute ticket Columbus; Nixon (6); Dewine (2); Obama (6); Strickland; Brown Vanik ’82; Christmas Card from Congressman & Mrs. George H. Bender; Mondale Ferraro (3); Gene Slagle State Senate (4); Wallace for President (2); Mitt Romney; Jimmy Carter (13); John McCain (11); Lynn Thomas State Senator; Bill Saxbe Senator (2); Celeste (4); Paul Pfeifer Senator (3); Harold Metzenbaum US Senator; Bush Cheney ’04 (2); John Kerry (4); Gerald Ford (3).

MATCHES: Uncle Sam You Can’t Avoid the Draft, Better Than Checking, Another Credit Union Service.

POSTCARDS: Jumbo, Mt. Vernon & White House (3); Jim Allen; Tehran & Beirut military/damage (6); Fritz Mondale (3); Queen Beatrix; Anwar Sedat; Bert Lance; Gerald Ford (2); Al Gore; Nixon; Lyndon Johnson (2); Eisenhower (2); JFK (4); Bill Clinton (3); Gerald Ford (9); Carter (26); Reagan (66).

BUMPER STICKERS: Re-elect Slagle Senator; Withrow Treasurer; Celeste. Democrat for Governor; William J. Brown Democrat for Governor; I am Proud Bush is Our President; Mondale; Shoemaker for Lieutenant Governor; Grits Fritz & Metz; Mondale Ferraro; Celeste.; Metzanbaum Democrat; Clinton Gore; Celeste. Democrat for Governor.

BOOKS: Beginner’s Book of American Presidential Campaign Items; The 1972 Presidential Campaign in Buttons; Encyclopedia of Political Buttons US 1896-1972; Encyclopedia of Political Buttons US 1896-1972 Updated; Political Buttons Book II 1920-1976; Political Campaign Buttons in Color. PAPER CUPS: I Like Ike Eisenhower for President He’ll Never Win Unless You Register and Vote set of 8 .9 fluid ounce paper cups in the original cellophane American Paper Co.; Here’s to Adelai Stevenson for President He’ll Never Win Unless You Register and Vote set of 8 .9 fluid ounce paper cups in original cellophane American Paper Co.

BOTTLE OPENERS: Jimmy Carter bottle opener in box (rubber head on a wood stick); Jimmy Carter bottle opener (rubber head on a wood stick) – no box.

COLORING BOOKS: Color John B. Anderson President Collector’s Ed. 1980; Jimmy’s Coloring Book Vol. 1 1976.

RECORD: The Voice of John F. Kennedy A Memorial 45 rpm w/sleeve.

MAGAZINE: Newsweek 5/30/94 Jacqueline Kennedy Onasis 1929-1994.

BOOKLETS: Joyce & Bud Brown’s Family Almanac 1980; The House of Representatives 108th General Assembly ’69-’70 from Lloyd Kerns; Ohio’s Capitals & the Story of Ohio’s Emblems issued by Ted Brown; Know Your Department Auditor of State Ohio Joseph T. Ferguson; Inauguration 1961 Guide Book;  Heartland Vol.1 #1 Oct. 1976 published by The President Ford Committee; Family Fare a Guide to Good Nutrition Clarence Brown (2); The White House (Bush/Quail featured); The Sixth Floor Museum Dallas, TX; LBJ…his home & heritage; The Presidents of the United States of America 1970; Tariff Texts Republicans Against the Republican Reform; Presidents & Their Wives Washington to Eisenhower 1955; Washington The Nation’s Capital as Seen Through the Eye of a Camera. TOKENS/MEDALLION: silver token Primary Aug. 10th/John N. Prexroth Rep. For Commissioner; Re-elect Fred Sperber Sheriff/Good Luck medallion. 

MISC.: Desk of Operation Iraqi Freedom “Heroes of War” playing cards in plastic case; Jimmy Carter “Smile on a Stick” hand-held mouth; First Ladies FANDEX Family Field Guide (thru Laura Bush); Bob Taft’s Washington Report September 1970; Poll Research Company Ohio Election Survey pad (President Humphrey, Nixon, Wallace, Other); It a-mazing… Go Union…go COPE ad; Plastic thimble America for Americans Wilkie for President (bent); Oval seal Champ Clark Nationals beautiful color – was a Presidential hopeful in 1912, 1916 & 1920 from Missouri; Mirror Vote with Clear Vision Drex Davis Democrat State Treasurer;




GLASS PHOTOS/SLIDES: Russell, KY (marked): Community Work Committee; YMCA Building; Russell YMCA Building; Meeting of Community Work Committee; Marble Champ Greenup County 1936; Entrance to Community Playground; Contestants Greenup County Marble Tournament 1937; Lobby Decorations for Second Anniversary of Russell Rotary Club; Jungle – Jym Playground; Community Playground Staff; Abraham Lincoln in Northwest Territory Celebration Parade October 8, 1938 Horseshoe Pits West of YMCA; Labor Day Celebration Poster; YMCA Exhibit at 21st Triennial Conference International Railroad, Toronto, Canada Nov. 9, 10, 11, 1938; Champs Senior Softball 1938; C & O Runners-up Senior Softball League 1937.

ADVERTISING: Grow Your Calves with VIGAPAC pencil; Gold oval framed beautiful lady 1911 “The Pompeian Beauty” Cleveland;  Tan/brown Big Bear 50 Years lidded coffee cup; Daisy Kitchen Spatula For Cooking GAS makes the big difference…costs less too!; Leather box w/ Gillette.

CIVIL WAR: Civil War Centennial coin.

MILITARY UNIFORM: jacket by Dandy Naval Tailors, B.J. Crane; Brass uniform buttons The Austin Co. Providence, RI (3); brass pin.

FLAG: 45 stars hand sewn.

TOKENS/COINS: J.R. Glenn/Good for 5 cents in trade; metal good for 2 cakes Palmolive Crystal White Laundry Soap free when you buy 3 (2); Pontiac Chief of the Sixes/Product of General Motors; B. Ward World Champion Daredevils/Lord’s Prayer medallion;

MISC.: Bone orange peeler souvenir of St. Petersburg, FL; Woman’s Relief Corps 1883 medal; Paul Revere’s Midnight Ride 8×10; In Fond Memory of Parents Martin Ruff & Jacobine Ruff (Died 1880 & 1889); Amtrak notepad; Tapestry/prayer rug; 1878 Ornate Union Co. Marriage License; Long framed photo of The Faculty and Students of Otterbein College Westerville, Ohio Nov. 23rd, 1926; Big 3 brass buttons The Levy Overall Co. Cincinnati 1920s 1 lg. 1 sm.; Round baseball card Jim Thome 1996; OWU silver iced tea spoon; Hankie late 1800s Hop Scotch, Martha Washington, S.H. Greene & Sons, great color (red& black on cream), a few stains; Catalog of Exhibitions Women’s Bldg Ohio State Fair 1939; sm. Metal guns (2).

Note that there will be additional local and Ohio items at the auction, as we are still unpacking items.

Executor: Diana Napier / Attorney: Mr. Larry Heiser


Ben A. Higgins, Broker & Auctioneer 

Ben F Higgins, Realtor & Auctioneer  

Brad Higgins, Auctioneer

Dan Lessig, Auctioneer

Jon Axthelm, Apprentice


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