Title: Military Musicale at Mrs. B.T. Whipple's Residence

Description: Exterior lawn, reception scene with child and adult in view under a canopy tent. Identified as "Home at Mrs. B.T. Whipple's." According to an advertising announcement in the scrapbook, a military musical to benefit Battery D. Mo. F.A. was held in conjunction with the Kansas City Chapter of the DAR at the Whipple residence located at 4538 Warwick Boulevard. The program included a patriotic pageant, dances, a patriotic address, hymns, drills, etc. Apparently Mrs. Whipple's brother, Marvin Gates, was captain of the Company. Admission was $.50.

Date: June 9 [1917]

Item Type: Photograph, b/w, 4 in. x 5 in., attached

Collection: DAR, Kansas City Chapter, World War I Scrapbook
http://www.kchistory.org/u?/Local,37118

Location: SC90, page 45

Subject: Musical revues & comedies; Receptions; Military service;

Local Subject: World War I; 129th Field Artillery, Battery A; Regimental Histories; United States Army;

Digital Format: JPEG

Barcode: 10020444

Repository: Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri

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