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Date: 02-21-19561 of 6:
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Series: D96785   Image#: 2   Date: 02-21-1956
The Lowell Elementary School PTA sponsored a variety show on February 29, 1956. Two of the acts that evening were a barbershop quartet featuring (l to r) Loren Baker, Phil Jones, Leroy Baldwin and Clarence Monson, the school's principal; and dancer Millicent Bulatao from the College of Puget Sound. Miss Bulatao, who looks a bit bewildered by the quartet's harmonies, dressed in Hawaiian attire and a lei to perform several hulas. Proceeds from the variety show and bake sale went toward purchasing equipment for the school. Photograph ordered by Lowell PTA. (TNT 2-28-56, p. 12) TPL-9879
Date: 11-21-19512 of 6:
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Series: D61834   Image#: 7   Date: 11-21-1951
Standard Brands, Sumner, Washington. Twenty-Five Year Club annual banquet at the Winthrop Hotel. Group of men singing around a piano. Standard Brands each year honored the hard working employees who had 25 years of service to the firm with a special banquet. Standard Brands manufactured yeast and vinegar.
Date: 05-11-19503 of 6:
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Series: D49951   Image#: 4   Date: 05-11-1950
Class photo at St. Leo's School. The girls' ensemble at St. Leo's High School, the Francelians, took part in the "I Am an American" program at Point Defiance Park May 21, 1950. The girls' ensemble was joined by 10 boys from Bellarmine Glee Club for presentation of songs honoring new citizens of the United States. Ordered by Sister Amarita. (TNT, 5/21/1950, p.C-12)
Date: 05-26-19534 of 6:
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Series: A75288   Image#: 2   Date: 05-26-1953
The Normanettes women's chorus will resume concerts after a two-year hiatus; their first program will be presented at the Y.W.C.A.'s Weyerhaeuser Hall on June 3, 1953. The chorus will open the show with their theme song by Robert Franz, "O, Thank Me Not for What I Sing Thee". They will also perform several songs in Swedish and Norwegian under the direction of Mrs. A. Marchell Stevens. Rev. R.H. Redal, pastor of Central Lutheran Church, will be the guest tenor soloist. There will be no tickets sold for the performance, however, a silver offering will be accepted during the evening. View of Normanettes on stage in Weyerhaeuser Hall, individual names are listed in the News Tribune article of May 31, 1953, p. D-8.
Date: 06-10-19595 of 6:
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Series: A121745   Image#: 5   Date: 06-10-1959
This publicity picture of "The Interludes;" Roger Laybourn, left, and Don Allard, right, was ordered by Star-Hi Records in June 1959. The 18 year old Fircresters and graduates of Wilson High School were the latest Tacomans to place their hopes on a hit record. Their first recording "I Want You To Know" was released on the Star-Hi label throughout the west by their manager Russ Malray of Tacoma. The duo performed together locally as singers, accompanying themselves with guitar or piano, and also with their own combo. When playing as a rock and roll combo, the duo were joined by Steve Ward on the drums, Fred Stabert on the saxophone and Bert Anderson on the bass. The pair started performing together after the 5 voice vocal group they were part of broke up. Their combo played formal dances at Wilson HS and Hunt middle school. TPL 5691 (TNT 6/28/1959, pg C-14)
Date: 06-10-19596 of 6:
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Series: A121745   Image#: 4   Date: 06-10-1959
Publicity picture of "The Interludes," ordered by Star-Hi Records. The clean cut pair are listed in the Richards Studio records as Roger Laybourn, left, and Don Allard on the right. The 18 year old duo resided in Fircrest and were graduates of Wilson High School. Their first record "I Want You To Know" had been released in the west on the Star-Hi label by their manager Russ Malray of Tacoma. On the record, the duo was accompanied by the Ben Taravello Combo. When they played locally, the pair either sang and accompanied themselves on guitar and piano or performed with their own rock and roll combo. TPL 6571 (TNT 6/28/1959, pg. C-14)
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