WORLD WAR I
Musician Morris Emmett Wison, United States Navy

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Description Gelatin print of Morris Emmett Wison, United States Navy.
Year Range from 1914
Event World War I
Year range to 1919
Notes Bust view portrait of Morris E. Wison wearing navy jumper with musician's insignia (band) and cap. Morris E. Wilson was born in 1894. He enlisted in the US navy in 1914 and was stationed at Great lakes naval Station near Chicago. He was a member of John Phillip Susa's band playing the clarinet until 1917. Discharged in 1919. Opened a music store in San Francisco circa 1920; head of the music department at Montana Weslyan; earned BA in phylosophy; MA in education; played piano for silent films in Chicago; 1927 helped form the School of Music at Ohio State University; 1937 PHD in psychology; 1960 had daily music appreciation radio program; visiting professor in England, and wrote several books on music.
Object ID P2001.26
Object Name Print, Photographic
People Wilson, Morris Emmett
Print size 4" x 6"
Subjects Portrait photographs
Male
Sailors
Musicians
World War I
United States Navy
Bands
Military bands
Title Musician Morris Emmett Wison, United States Navy
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