Our Museum Archives

The Price Hill Historical Society & Museum's holdings consist of two main parts: our archives of photographs, books, and documents and our collections of artifacts. All have benn given to us by area residents or gathered by our volunteers. For the most part, our archives are found in our library and in filing cabinets in our office areas and in other parts of our museum. Our archives are organized and cared for by volunteers, including Flo Sparks, Ida Renner, Joyce Meyers, and Janice Chaney. All items in our archives are available for people interested in doing research on topic of local interest. Items must be used in the building and cannot be checked out. We do have a copy machine for use be researchers. The following are some of the treasures you can find in our archives:

  • Collections of Elder, Seton, and West High yearbooks;
  • Books pertaining to Price Hill, Cincinnati, Ohio history and other subjects for people interested in local history;
  • Photo albums of people and places in Price Hill;
  • Information and pictures of local churches and schools;
  • Records of the East Price Hill Improvement Association and the Price Hill Civic Club (now West Price Hill Community Council);
  • Copies of all Issues of Heritage on the Hill, our award-winning monthly newsletter;
  • A large bank vault with files of photographs, both historic and current;
  • Copies of the Price Hill Press and other local newspapers;
  • Maps of Price Hill and other areas;
  • Alphabetically arranged file folders on topics relating to the past and present history of Price Hill. The areas covered range from families, streets, homes, businesses, organizations and clubs, to other areas of interest including parks, public buildings, cemeteries,  and background information on the general area, and natural history information.