Alan Mays' photos with the groups

A Photo Taken of Our Club, 1905

A Photo Taken of Our Club, 1905
Cropped version of a real photo postcard See also the full version (below).

Handwritten on the front of this postcard:

Dear Mr. Morrow, With kindest regards a photo taken of our club. Yours truly, E. T. Ziegler.

Photograph taken Christmas 1905.

1. Vio…
Added on December 28, 2014

A Photo Taken of Our Club, 1905 (Full Version)

A Photo Taken of Our Club, 1905 (Full Version)
See also a cropped version of this real photo postcard.

Handwritten on the front of this postcard:

Dear Mr. Morrow, With kindest regards a photo taken of our club. Yours truly, E. T. Ziegler.

Photograph taken Christmas 1905.

1. Violin: Mr. Kusenberg
2…
Added on December 28, 2014

Fife and Drum Band (Cropped)

Fife and Drum Band (Cropped)
See also the full version of this real photo postcard.
Added on April 30, 2015

Fife and Drum Band

Fife and Drum Band
A real photo postcard showing a fife and drum band. Mouse over the image above for a close-up view of the band members.
Added on April 30, 2015

Reg Kehoe and His Marimba Queens, Lancaster, Pa.

Reg Kehoe and His Marimba Queens, Lancaster, Pa.
For a short "Soundie" film featuring an entertaining performance by this group, head on over to the Internet Archive to see Soundie - Reg Kehoe and his Marimba Queens (ca. early 1940s) (the standup bass player for the group isn't pictured here, but he pra…
Added on September 19, 2014

Youngest String Quartet in the World, 1924

Youngest String Quartet in the World, 1924
A real photo postcard showing the "Youngest string-quartet in the world, 1924," as written on the chalkboard.
Added on January 19, 2015

Shaw's Harmony Boys, Dance Orchestra, Lebanon, Pa.

Shaw's Harmony Boys, Dance Orchestra, Lebanon, Pa.
"Shaw's Harmony Boys, dance orchestra. J. H. Dubbs, manager, Bell phone 1131J, Lebanon, Pa. Have you heard them?"
Added on June  9, 2016

W. R. Shaw, Violin and Banjoist, Pennsylvania Syncopators

W. R. Shaw, Violin and Banjoist, Pennsylvania Syncopators
A list of "Coming Musical Events" in the Reading, Pa., Eagle for Sunday, Oct. 21, 1922, p. 34, mentions this music group: "Next Saturday evening the Pennsylvania Syncopators, of Lebanon, one of the best orchestras in the Lebanon Valley, will play [at the…
Added on June  9, 2016

Roseland Nightingale Orchestra, Melody, Pep, Harmony

Roseland Nightingale Orchestra, Melody, Pep, Harmony
"Roseland Nightingale Orchestra. A full evening's pleasure. Harry Wolford, business manager, 570 South Duke Street, Lancaster, Pa. Melody, pep, harmony. Bell phone."
Added on June  9, 2016

Red Rose Boys, Radio, Vaudeville, and Dance Entertainers

Red Rose Boys, Radio, Vaudeville, and Dance Entertainers
"Red Rose Boys, radio, vaudeville, and dance entertainers, Paul E. Shank, mgr., Rheems, Pa. Phone 109J2, E'town ex. Entertainment for all occasions. WGAL, WEEU, WHP."
Added on June  9, 2016

Majestic Quartette, Irwin, Pa., Musical Sketches and Songs

Majestic Quartette, Irwin, Pa., Musical Sketches and Songs
"Majestic Quartette, Irwin, Pa., musical sketches and songs for all occasions. A. Carlson, manager, first tenor. J. Carolan, second tenor. J. Carlson, baritone. A. George, bass."

This Majestic Quartette may be the same one that's pictured on the cover of…
Added on June  9, 2016

Eddie Parlett, the Entertainment Man

Eddie Parlett, the Entertainment Man
"Eddie Parlett, the entertainment man. Cape St. Claire 2-285. Annapolis P.O., Md. Colonial 8-3036. Ladies nights orchestras."
Added on June  9, 2016

Maslin Quartette of Maryland, Rock Hall, Md.

Maslin Quartette of Maryland, Rock Hall, Md.
"Maslin Quartette of Maryland, address--Rock Hall, Md. S. B. Maslin, silver-tongued tenor. W. L. Briers, second tenor. W. H. Davis, first bass. W. H. Coleman, second bass."
Added on June  9, 2016

George Tarlson's Orchestra, The Weirs, N.H., 1936

George Tarlson's Orchestra, The Weirs, N.H., 1936
George Tarlson's Orchestra. 5 years of rhythm. Large or small orchestras for all occasions. Phone, Weirs 2213, 2542. George W. Tarlson, Jr., mgr. The Weirs, N.H.

Calendar, 1936-1937. Check your date with George Tarlson's Orchestra on this calendar card.
Added on January  9, 2015

Goofey Gang Membership Card, 1929

Goofey Gang Membership Card, 1929
"Membership card. This is to certify that Portia J. Gross as a Goofey Movie fan has been made an annual member of the Goofey Gang, 1929. Phil Strongbred, president. Not transferable. Member's signature."

Cartoonist Fred Neher (1903-2001) issued this Goof…
Added on August 29, 2014

Birthday Offering, Cookman M. E. Church, Oct. 15, 1912

Birthday Offering, Cookman M. E. Church, Oct. 15, 1912
Church groups and other organizations used variations of this poem to invite members to "Birthday Party" gatherings that were both social get-togethers and fundraising events. See additional examples from 1896 and 1910 (below).

Birthday Offering, will be…
Added on November 22, 2015

Birthday Party, Nantmeal M. E. Church, Sept. 15, 1910

Birthday Party, Nantmeal M. E. Church, Sept. 15, 1910
Church groups and other organizations used variations of this poem to invite members to "Birthday Party" gatherings that were both social get-togethers and fundraising events. See additional examples from 1896 and 1912 (below).

The Mite Society will give…
Added on November 22, 2015

Birthday Party, Parryville Methodist Church, Feb. 18, 1896

Birthday Party, Parryville Methodist Church, Feb. 18, 1896
Church groups and other organizations used variations of this poem to invite members to "Birthday Party" gatherings that were both social get-togethers and fundraising events. See additional examples from 1910 and 1912 (below).

Birthday Party, in the Met…
Added on November 22, 2015