Author Archives: Lisa Rickey

New Collection: Ivan R. Gates Collection

Ivan R. Gates was an Early Bird of Aviation, receiving his pilot’s license in 1911, and is credited with starting the first flying school on the west coast in California. The collection documents Gates’ aviation business enterprises, including the Gates … Continue reading

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New Collection: Kenneth Middaugh Scrapbook

Kenneth Middaugh (originally from Preble County, Ohio) was a jazz musician who played piano and who was a part of Marion McKay’s orchestra, sometimes referred to as the Greystone Orchestra, in Dayton, and he was a part of a few … Continue reading

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New Collection: Tecumseh High School Class of 1955 Collection

The Tecumseh High School Class of 1955 Collection (MS-650) contains primarily clippings, programs, photographs, scrapbooks, and mementos from class members’ time in high school, as well as later alumni and reunion activities. The basketball team, which was quite good at … Continue reading

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