Category Archives: Collections

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: Cincinnati Parachute Club Collection

The Cincinnati Parachute Club was one of the first parachute clubs in the country. Their jumps were mostly at Western Hills Airport in Cincinnati, Ohio. The collection focuses on one member of the club, Quentin Honnert. The collection is composed … 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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