American Legion Band Group Photo

Image

American Legion Band Group Photo

Title

American Legion Band Group Photo

Identifier

8747

Source

Donated by: Bette Boyer Smith, 1982

Description

Group photo of the American Legion Band, Sons and Daughters of American Legion Fife and Drum and Bugle Corps. Photo taken in Spring of 1939 at Seaside Park in Ventura, CA. Far right background is an old ball park. There is a row of parked cars in the background as well as a banner behind the group. The drums in front of the group state "American Legion Ventura Post 339" and Ventura City Post No. 339 Ventura, Cal." Identification of people is as follows.

Front row left to right:
Bobby Natale; Don Meyers; Don Bennett; Vera Gordon; Bob Jensen; Bill Colvard; John Olivas; ---McNeil; Brian Gordon, Elmo Dugan; Vanetta Sanchez; Clyde Carter; ----; George (Dudie) Medley; Don Perry, ---Dugan (brother of Elmo); Leland Albee; Stanley Clayton; Anthony Natale (leader).

Back row left to right:
Wesley Masterson (drum major); Kenny Clayton; Bill Dugan (cousin of other Dugans); Bob Beyer; Cecil Brown, Glenn Albee, -----; Leroy Madrid; Bill Cox; Hugh Estel; Ruth Witt; Helen Murray; Bette Boyer; Dorothy Johnson; Anita Alvarez; ---Murray; Myrtle Johnson; Eleanor Eggert; Lorraine Best; Patty Wilson; Don Wilson; Barbara Johnson; Bobby Perry; ----; Billy Shoemaker; Don Culbertson; ---Wright; Dave Dingman; Rodney Ryver; Winston Carter; John Alvarez; Al Cox; Jim Newcomb; Delores Natale (drum majorette).

Ray Boyer is holding the banner behind Dorothy Johnson and Anita Alvarez.

Creator

Unknown

Date

1939

Format

Portrait, Group
18 x 7.5 cm
Black and white photograph

Subject

Bands (Music)
American Legion. Ventura Post 339 (Ventura, Calif.)
Portraits, Group--California--Ventura County

Coverage

California
Ventura County (Calif.)
Ventura (Calif.)

Publisher

Museum of Ventura County

Rights

The copyright to this image has not been determined. These images are intended for personal or research use only. Please contact library staff for rights determinations and additional uses.

Type

Image

Language

English

Collection

Citation

Unknown, “American Legion Band Group Photo,” Research Library at The Museum of Ventura County, accessed January 27, 2023, http://photographs.venturamuseum.org/items/show/5237.