Elks Club Band during World War I

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Collection World War I
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
Description Gelatin print of the Elks Club Band during World War I
Year Range from 1917
Event World War I
Film Size 4" x 5"
Year range to 1918
Medium Photographic Paper
Neg # 23324
Notes Image taken in front of the Elks Club on Jefferson. The band members are wearing uniforms and holding their instruments, one holds an American flag. Several club members are standing behind. The Elks Club band escorted every group of drafted men from the Winnebago County Courthouse, east on Merritt Avenue, and to the Chicago & Nortwestern passenger depot on Broad Street, during World War I. The members of the band are identified in a publication. The flag bearer is J. Masterson and drum major John H. Laabs is to the right.
Object ID P2005.16.74
Object Name Print, Photographic
People Meyer, Beekman C.
Nichols, Howard G.
Meyer, Albert H.
Loper, George W.
Kitz, Martin H.
Gummer, Marwood J.
Loper, Samuel E.
O'Connor, Lyle
Finney, Carlton C.
Schrottky, Henry Hugo
Bouchette, John P..
Warning, Charles F.
Teela, Richard J.
Hooper, Oren
McNichol, Frederick F..
Gifford, Archie C.
Monahan, Louis J.
McNichol, Irwin S.
Garrett, Eugene G.
Krumrich, Joseph F.
Johnson, Joseph L.
Laabs, John H.
Richmond, John J.
Masterson, James A.
Place Oshkosh, WI
Print size 8" x 10"
Subjects World War I
Group Photographs
Marching bands
Fraternal lodges
Musical instruments
Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks
Recruiting & enlistment
Jefferson Street
Title Elks Club Band during World War I
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