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

Description: Exterior lawn, pagaent scene. 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 B. T. Whipple residence located at 4538 Warwick Boulevard. Scene depicts a pageant. 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. Dance students of Miss Helen Thomes performed and may be included in this image.

Date: June 9 [1917]

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

Collection: DAR, Kansas City Chapter, World War I Scrapbook

Location: SC90, page 53

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

Local Subject: World War I; 129th Field Artillery, Battery A; Regimental Histories; United States Army; Daughters of the American Revolution;

Digital Format: JPEG

Barcode: 10020446

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

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