Series 19: Director of Veteran’s Affairs – OHIO University Libraries

David Aldstadt served as director of Veterans’ Affairs.

The records are arranged in the order in which they were received. They are arranged by subject. The files contain correspondence, reports, memos, committee and advisory board records, printed materials, budget reports, projects and programs, personnel information, legislative matters, and greetings and resolutions.

31.5 cu.ft. The records are in subject order.

Governor’s Advisory Committee on Women Veterans, Women Veterans Survey 1994-96

  1. Three Boxes, Completed Surveys and Volunteer Forms [All Loose Materials]

Box# 4 – Select Committee on Veterans’ Employment 1992-93, State Universities, Box 1 of 2

  1. [Loose] Kent State
  2. Wright State
  3. [Loose] Material Regarding Numerous Universities
  4. Kent State
  5. Misc.
  6. Central State
  7. Youngstown State
  8. Cincinnati U.
  9. Miami U.
  10. [Loose] JSC to Study Veterans’ Affirmative Action at State Supported Four-Year Universities Report
  11. [Loose] OSU Material
  12. [Loose] U. of Akron Material
  13. Toledo U.
  14. Ohio U.
  15. [Loose] Material regarding Bowling Green & Cleveland State
  16. Shawnee State U.
  17. OSU Material [3-Ring Binder]

Box# 5 – Select Committee on Veterans’ Employment 1992-93, State Universities, Box 2 of 2

  1. [Untitled] Several copies of “Ohio State U. Veterans Task Force Report”
  2. Univ. Affirm. Action Plans
  3. [Loose] Materials from Various Universities
  4. [Untitled] Testimony to the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee on University Veterans Affirmative Action Programs
  5. Dave
  6. [Loose] Materials from Various Universities & Government Agencies
  7. OSU
  8. [Loose] OSU Materials

Box# 6 – Correspondence

  1. POW/MIA Correspondence 1991 through 1996
  2. Vietnam Veterans of America 1991 through 1997
  3. Veterans of Foreign Wars 1991 to 1997
  4. Veterans General 1997
  5. Veterans General 1996
  6. Veterans General
  7. Governor’s Advisory Committee on Women Veterans 1996
  8. [Loose] Vietnam Vets of America Folder

Box# 7 – OVH – Ohio Veterans Home

  1. OVH Correspondence 1996
  2. OVH Correspondence 1997
  3. OIT
  4. Greg Pegrim – Marketing
  5. News Clippinngs
  6. Fiscal Reports
  7. Budget
  8. Annual Report
  9. Laws Revision
  10. Landscaping 1997
  11. Labor Costs
  12. Certificate of Need
  13. 1987 Master Plan
  14. [Loose] News Clippings 1990

Box# 8 – OVH – Ohio Veterans Home

  1. OVH Correspondence Prior to 1991
  2. OVH Correspondence 1991-1993
  3. Correspondence January – July 1993
  4. Correspondence July – December 1993
  5. Correspondence 1994
  6. Correspondence 1995
  7. Investigation Data – Historical
  8. Board of Trustees – Nominees
  9. Turinsky Case
  10. Governor

Box# 9 – 50th Anniversary of World War II 1995

  1. WWII Commemorative Committee
  2. Ibid.
  3. Cleveland Event – Representatives from Counties
  4. WWII Ohio Commemorative Events
  5. Cleveland Event 1995
  6. Cleveland Expenses – Commemorative Event for WWII
  7. WWII Commemorative Exhibit “A People At War”
  8. Stage Door Canteen 12/7/95
  9. Vienna – Trip for Child of Disabled Veteran (WWII)
  10. Veterans Day at the Fair (WWII Emphasis)
  11. Veterans Day Parade – Statewide
  12. Underage Veterans Event 12/2/95
  13. WWII Warbirds
  14. Life Magazine, Collector’s Edition, 50th Anniversary WWII
  15. “Winning the Peace” – 12/7/95
  16. WWII State of Ohio Designated Community
  17. WWII State meeting Responses
  18. Fundraising for Events 1993
  19. [Loose] Program – VE Day 50th Anniversary, Adena
  20. [Loose] Various Materials

Box# 10 – Governor’s Advisory Committee on Women Veterans

  1. Correspondence, 1993
  2. Ibid., 1994
  3. Women Vets. Nov 5, 1994
  4. Correspondence, 1995-96
  5. Ibid., 1997 [Contains Videotape]
  6. General Information on Committee
  7. Resource Guide [Bound]
  8. Committee Minutes February 1996 to January 1998
  9. Miscellaneous Files Stan Weigman
  10. Ibid.

Box# 11 – Desert Storm

  1. Correspondence
  2. “I Love America”
  3. Gulf Crisis Information
  4. Legal Assistance
  5. Military Points of Contact – Roster
  6. Orange Ribbon Campaign
  7. Persian Gulf Family Support Program
  8. Operation Desert Storm – Benefits
  9. [Loose] Supplements – Ohio Desert Storm Research Report – Nov. 1997
  10. [Loose] Ohio Desert Storm Research Report – January 1998
  11. Gulf War Syndrome, 1991-96
  12. Letters to Family Members (KIA in Desert Storm)
  13. Operation Desert Storm – PTSD
  14. Operation Desert Storm Task Force
  15. Operation Desert Storm – Return of Troops
  16. [Untitled] Misc.
  17. Desert Storm Meeting
  18. Veterans Day Programs
  19. Veterans Employment Rights
  20. Veterans Hire-a-Vet Week
  21. Veterans Preference, Columbus
  22. Ibid., State
  23. Ibid., Marion Corr.

Box# 12 – GOVA – Governor’s Office of Veterans’ Affairs

  1. Gov. – Room 1825
  2. Construction at 65 S. Front Street (Room 426)
  3. GOVA Office 1995
  4. Accomplishments
  5. Budget
  6. Christmas Card List
  7. Personnel Files: Rhonda Bradley
  8. Ibid.: Tondalaya Davis
  9. Ibid.: Frank Mechem
  10. Ibid.: Richard Scott
  11. Ibid.: Ron Seman
  12. Ibid.: Stan Weigman
  13. Resumes – Jobs in GOVA Office
  14. Statistics of Calls, Correspondence, Etc.
  15. GOVA Time Sheets, 1997
  16. Ibid., 1996
  17. Ibid., 1995
  18. [Untitled] Time Sheets ’92-93
  19. VA Work Study
  20. Washington Trip – DEA 1991
  21. Weekly Reports – Doug

Box# 13 – Parade: Desert Storm Welcome Home Parade – November 1991

  1. Parade Line-Up
  2. Concert Notes Including Logo
  3. Participants in Order of March
  4. Applications
  5. Bills Paid
  6. Celeste Center
  7. Columbus Celebration
  8. Concert – November 9th
  9. Concessions
  10. Contacts
  11. Contracts/Proposals
  12. Downtown Schematic
  13. British Companies – Fundraising
  14. Finance Committee and Finances
  15. Financial Statements
  16. Flyover
  17. Food
  18. Grand Marshal
  19. Hotels
  20. KFS Contract with Celeste Center
  21. Laser Show
  22. Mayors’ Letter
  23. Media and Communications
  24. Meetings and Agendas
  25. News Clippings
  26. Office
  27. Parades – Outside Ohio
  28. Parking
  29. Planning Notes
  30. Posters
  31. Progress Reports
  32. Reviewing Stands
  33. Responses to Invitations
  34. Rickenbacker Ceremony 10/24/91
  35. Script
  36. Survey of Troops for Problems
  37. Thank Yous
  38. Transportation
  39. Video
  40. Volunteers
  41. Bands – Dept. of Education
  42. [Loose] Reviewing Stands – Seating Chart
  43. [Loose] Signs with Ticket Colors

Box# 14 – Miscellaneous Files

  1. Affirmative Action – Veterans Preference – Universities
  2. Select Committee on Affirmative Action
  3. Air Force Base Closings
  4. Air Force and Army Reserve
  5. Air Show – Bolton Field
  6. Ameriflora
  7. Armed Forces Day
  8. Armory Closings
  9. Army Recruiting
  10. Assistance Program – Ohio
  11. Battle of Normandy Foundation
  12. Bonus Commission
  13. Gary and Nancy Bumgardner
  14. BVR
  15. Cabinet Days in the Region, Chillicothe
  16. Ibid., Lancaster
  17. Ibid., Athens
  18. Ibid, Zanesville
  19. Ibid., Canton
  20. Ibid., Kirtland
  21. Ibid., Cincinnati
  22. Ibid., Fariborn
  23. Ibid., Medina
  24. Ibid., Warren
  25. Ibid., Urbana
  26. Ibid., Fremont
  27. Ibid., Camp Perry
  28. Ibid., Archbold
  29. Ibid., Newark
  30. Ibid., Lake County
  31. Central Recruiting and Referral Program – DAS
  32. Civil Air Patrol – CAP
  33. Columbus Veterans Advisory Board
  34. Congressional Medal of Honor
  35. CMOH – 1995 and 1997 – National Meeting in Ohio
  36. Constituent Affairs Staff Meetings
  37. Constituent Affairs Correspondence 1993
  38. Ibid., 1994
  39. Ibid., 1995

Box# 15 – Miscellaneous Files

  1. Constituent Affairs Correspondence 1996
  2. Ibid., 1997
  3. VCR Tape of Oakwood City Council and Flag Issue
  4. Harley Coon and the Flag Issue
  5. Cookies (To Troops Overseas)
  6. Council of State Governments
  7. Cuts in Military in Ohio
  8. D-Day Concert
  9. Dayton Air Show
  10. Department of Army – Corps of Engineers
  11. Department of Veterans Affairs – Brecksville
  12. DVA, Correspondence 1991-92
  13. Hospital Proposal
  14. DVA Correspondence, 1993
  15. Ibid., 1994
  16. Ibid., 1995
  17. Ibid., 1996-97
  18. VA Hospital for Columbus
  19. DVA – Rural Health Care
  20. DOL/VETS 1991-93

Box# 16 – Miscellaneous Files

  1. DOL/VETS 1994-98
  2. Dresden
  3. Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve – Correspondence
  4. ESGR Task Force – Lt. Governor Nancy Hollister
  5. ESGR Task Force Report
  6. ESGR Nellis AFB Trip – David Aldstadt
  7. Federal Legislation
  8. Federal Legislation Military Record
  9. Flag Requests
  10. Flags of Freedom Foundation
  11. HB 415
  12. HB 497
  13. Freedom of Light Celebration
  14. Games of Chance – Legislation
  15. General Assistance Committee
  16. Governor’s Awards & Recognition From Veterans’ Organizations
  17. Governor’s Awards Banquet
  18. Governor’s Council on People with Disabilities
  19. Governor’s Involvement with Veterans
  20. Governor’s Letters to Families of KIA in Military
  21. Governor’s Transition Assistance Task Force
  22. MTATF (Dave’s File)
  23. Governor’s Veterans Business Committee
  24. Holiday Greetings
  25. Homeless Veterans Task Force
  26. Hungary
  27. International Technology Transition Center
  28. Korean War Memorial/Desert Storm

Box# 17 – Miscellaneous Files

  1. Marshall Legacy Symposium
  2. Merci Boxcar
  3. Military Pensions – Taxation
  4. NASDVA Correspondence, 1991-94
  5. Ibid., 1994-97
  6. Ohio Bureau of Employment Services
  7. OBES 1994-98
  8. OBES JTPA
  9. Ohio Civil Rights Commission
  10. Ohio Job Training Coordinating Council Report to Governor
  11. Ohio Military Reserve
  12. Ohio Militia
  13. Ohio National Guard Correspondence, 1991-94
  14. Ibid., 1994-97

Box# 18 – Miscellaneous Files

  1. Ohio National Guard Family Support Group Roster
  2. Family Assistance Newsletters
  3. ONG Family Support Group Weekend
  4. Ohio Naval Militia
  5. OSU – Epsilon Tau Sigma – national Veterans Fraternity
  6. Ohio Veterans Children’s Home
  7. OVCH – Correspondence 1995
  8. Ohio Veterans Children’s Home – Letters Answered
  9. Operation Restore Hope
  10. Peace Day
  11. Rehabilitation Services Commission
  12. Rickenbacker Air Show, 1995
  13. Ibid., 1997
  14. Selective Service
  15. SB 3 Signing
  16. Select Committee SR 11 – County Veterans Service Officers
  17. SB 11
  18. Select Committee Minutes
  19. Thad Schulz
  20. Roland Stegall
  21. “These Are My Jewels” Statue Dedication
  22. Mel Thomas
  23. Tower Readi-Mix
  24. Troops to Teachers
  25. USO Show Final Bills
  26. USS Ohio and Lake Erie
  27. USS Toledo
  28. November 10, 1993 – Buy Ohio
  29. Veterans Business Resource Councils
  30. Veterans Day at the Fair
  31. The Wall – 10th Anniversary

Box# 19 – “From the Office of the Governor”

  1. Greetings and resolutions from GVV to the veterans community. Individual, annual folders from 1991 through 1998

Box# 20 – [Untitled] (All are bound)

  1. Select Committee on County Veterans Service Program (SB 11) Documents and Testimony from Each meeting 10/15/91 to 11/18/92 Final Report
  2. Report on University Compliance with Affirmative Action for Veterans 1991
  3. Veterans Committee Minutes on 5901 11/16/92 to 6/30/93
  4. Miscellaneous Correspondence 1991-92
  5. Information on Captain Eddie Rickenbacker

Box# 21 – GOVA Advisory Board Files

  1. First Annual Report, October 1, 1995
  2. Director, GOVA, Duties and Responsibilities
  3. Rules of Operation
  4. Board Members from 9/94 to 10/26/98
  5. Policy Letters and Forms
  6. Standard Application for Financial Assistance Comments and Recommendations for Change, 1995
  7. Meeting Announcements, Agendas and Minutes, 1994
  8. Ibid., 1995
  9. Ibid., 1996
  10. Ibid., 1997
  11. Ibid., 1998 (through Oct. 15, 1998 meeting)
  12. Genealogy Requests and Other Correspondence, Jan. 1998
  13. Ibid., Feb. 1998
  14. Ibid., March 1998
  15. Ibid., April 1998
  16. Ibid., May 1998
  17. Ibid., June 1998
  18. Ibid., July 1998
  19. Ibid., Aug. 1998
  20. Ibid., Sept. 1998
  21. Ibid., Oct. 1998
  22. Ibid., Nov. 1998