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Nankin Gardens Orchestra

Photograph shows Ann Foster (piano), Jack Hunter (drums), Art Strauss (banjo), Cam Christie (saxophone), Clif Marshall (saxophone), Hugo Menard (trumpet). Date of photograph is approximate, [ca. 1927].

Imperial Esso Show

Photograph shows (L-R): Roy Barry (m.c.), Morris Lechow (violin), Charlie Murray (vocals), Bill Driver (saxophone), Fred Lambert (ventriloquist), Leo Martin (trumpet), Ted Shaman (drums), Don Wright (pianist and leader), Bonnie Sewry (vocals), Florence Court (tap and ballet dance). Date of photograph is probable, [1937?].

Gene Deagle and His Arcadians

Photograph taken at Grand Beach, Manitoba. Shows Clyde Bateman (trombone and trumpet), Al Doe (drums), Art Strauss (banjo and saxophone), Gene Deagle (piano), Johnny Horner (saxophone).

Neepawa Nighthawks

Photograph shows (Front row, L-R): George Burnett, Al Gallemoie, Al Brooker, Howard Alguire (saxophone section), Emerson Townsend (piano), Arleigh Pulfer (vocals), Vern Lord (bass). (Second row): Albert Newell , Reidmond George, Bruce Pedler, Percy Aikenhead, Harold Thomson (drums).

Bus Totten Orchestra in Clear Lake, Manitoba

Photograph shows Bus Totten (trumpet and violin), Russ Goundry (drums, marimba, vocals), Andy Rothwell (saxophone and clarinet), Harry Hubman (saxophone, clarinet, violin), John Dart (bass), Bert Mitchell (saxophone, clarinet, violin), Merv Coulter (trumpet, vocals), Jack Bristowe (piano). Date of photograph is probable, [1935?].

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