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Music festival parade, 1941

Posted on January 12, 2015 | in Uncategorized | by
A drum major for a high school band (WHS) shown in a parade for a music festival on Main Street in 1940 or 1941.  The Strand theater is in the background The movie Santa Fe Trail, which came out December 28, 1940, starring Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Raymond Massey and Ronald Reagan was showing at the Strand. The 1,356-seat theatre opened in 1915 and closed in 1974, then demolished to make way for an office building. Unpublished.

A drum major led a high school band (WHS) in a parade for a music festival on Main Street in 1940 or 1941. The Strand Theater is at right. The movie Santa Fe Trail, which came out Dec. 28, 1940, and starred Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Raymond Massey and Ronald Reagan, was showing at the Strand. The 1,356-seat theater opened in 1915 and closed in 1974, then was demolished to make way for an office building. This photo was previously unpublished.

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