Category Archives: Local History

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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Dayton Music History Project

Interested in some history of the early rock scene in Dayton? Special Collections & Archives has been interviewing a group of local musicians for our Dayton Music History Project as we begin to investigate the many layers of popular music … Continue reading

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New Collection: Kuntz Family Scrapbook

The Kuntz Family Scrapbook, assembled by Leona Kling Kuntz, features newspaper clippings documenting the lives and activities of prominent Dayton-area families, especially the Kuntz family, over the course of 60 years. Leona (Kling) Kuntz began this scrapbook of newspaper clippings … Continue reading

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