Brady Kress is president and CEO of Dayton History. He said Wednesday that the group accepted the items at the request of city officials and hopes the effort will bring a measure of comfort to the community.
A gunman killed nine people and injured several others in the Aug. 4 massacre in Dayton's Oregon District before being fatally shot by police.
Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley has previously announced plans to create a permanent memorial. Whaley says having a place where people can visit and reflect is important. She says developing such a memorial needs to be a thoughtful process.
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