Bob Bowman will present A Brief History of the Monsanto Company Laboratories in Dayton and Miamisburg, OH on Sunday, November 17 at 2:00 p.m. as part of the Far Hills Speaker Series, a collaboration between the Oakwood Historical Society and Wright Memorial Public Library. In 1928, Charles A. Thomas and Carroll A.
While conducting research for his 2018 book, Jewish Community of Dayton (Arcadia), Marshall Weiss uncovered documentation of a nuanced relationship between leaders of Dayton’s Jewish community and John Patterson, his company, and the village he established.
Jay Cymbalak Jr. will present a history of photography and link various camera types to famous photos. Cymbalak is a photographer and collector of a century of cameras and photography memorabilia. He has worked in his field for about 30 years.