Drummer, singer, and bandleader. Performed with Jimmy Dorsey and Glenn Miller Bands during the 1940s. After Miller's death McKinley took over leadership of the Miller Orchestra.
Music, clippings, photographs, broadsides, a scrapbook, an award, and an oversized birthday card documenting Ray McKinley's career as a musician, drummer, and big band leader during the 1940s and 1950s.
Ray McKinley Music and Ephemera, ca 1945-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History