Tag Archives: Music

New Collection: Garard-Getter Family Collection

The Garard-Getter Family Collection consists primarily of the personal photographs of a Dayton, Ohio, family in the early 20th century: Jesse and Catharine (Getter) Garard and their two daughters Wilma and Mae (nicknamed “Major”). A few items date to as … 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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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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