Fifth Street School, Dayton, KY 1909
The Fifth Street School's name was changed to the Lincoln School
on May 25, 1926 "in deference to the wishes of the Fifth Avenue
Mothers' Club." The Mothers' Club offered to pay $25 to cover
the costs of the change.
Eighth Street School, Dayton, 1915
a.k.a. Dayton High School, built in 1904, it burned on January 21, 1924
Five fire departments responded, but the water hydrants were frozen
St. Francis School, c. 1910
Dayton School Class
1954 Dayton Cheerleaders
A history of the financial footings of the Dayton Schools thru the Great Depression are available in D. L. Wetzel's University of Cincinnati Masters Thesis, titled Effect of an Economic Depression Upon a Small Industrial City.
School population statistics from Wetzel's thesis are here.
Dayton Independent Schools' web site is
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