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Ladies Ideal Band

Ladies Ideal Band | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of the Ladies Ideal Band, in uniform and holding their instruments which include drums and various brass instruments. Text from an article in the Mauston Star, July 4th, 1946, "Band Belles of the 80's - The members of Mauston's famous Ladies Ideal Band included: Front Row (left to right) Alice Stewart, Ella Schall Van Wie, and Jessie Grimmer Heath. Second Row: Inez Wetherby, Emily Bury Earle, Adelaide Parker Winsor and Dora Wells Ramsey. Third Row: Nora Hall Dixon, Emma Priest Hinton, Nettie Priest Lyon, Grace Baldwin Price, Rosabelle Carter Winchell and Bertha Stewart. Unfortunately Jessie Hinton Bunnell and Emma Anderson Bradley, a founder of the band, as well as Mattie Sykes Bowes, and Agnes Wetherby Boorman are not shown in the picture. Although only Mrs. Bradley was married at the time, married names are given, where it is appropriate, to avoid confusion."
DESCRIPTION
Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of the Ladies Ideal Band, in uniform and holding their instruments which include drums and various brass instruments. Text from an article in the Mauston Star, July 4th, 1946, "Band Belles of the 80's - The members of Mauston's famous Ladies Ideal Band included: Front Row (left to right) Alice Stewart, Ella Schall Van Wie, and Jessie Grimmer Heath. Second Row: Inez Wetherby, Emily Bury Earle, Adelaide Parker Winsor and Dora Wells Ramsey. Third Row: Nora Hall Dixon, Emma Priest Hinton, Nettie Priest Lyon, Grace Baldwin Price, Rosabelle Carter Winchell and Bertha Stewart. Unfortunately Jessie Hinton Bunnell and Emma Anderson Bradley, a founder of the band, as well as Mattie Sykes Bowes, and Agnes Wetherby Boorman are not shown in the picture. Although only Mrs. Bradley was married at the time, married names are given, where it is appropriate, to avoid confusion."
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:92348
Creation Date: 1888
Creator Name:Isaacs, A. C., Madison, Wisconsin
City:Mauston
County:Juneau
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Visual Materials Oversize
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:3-886
Original Dimensions:15.3125 x 11.5 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Text from (X3)37278 negative sleeve, "Ladies Ideal Band of Mauston, Wisconsin / Year 1888 / J.G. Bates - Director. Members: Nora Hall, Emma Priest, Nettie Priest, Grace Baldwin, Bertha Stewart, Dora Well (Ramsey), Jessie Grimmer (Health), Adleade Parker (Winson), Ella Schall (Van Wie), Allie Stewart, Inez Wetherby, Emma Bury (Earle), Mattie Burroughs, Emma Anderson (Bradley), Mattie Sykes, Jessie Hinton (Bunnel). Original loaned for copying 1981 by Merton Eberlein, to Jack Holzhueter, Magazine of History."
SUBJECTS
Bands (Music)
Murals
Musical groups
Musical instruments
Musicians
Painting
Dresses
Hats
Uniforms
Hairstyles
Indoor photography
Portraits, Group
Women
Photography
Studios and dark rooms

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