A Guide to the American Legion Tickville Band Notebooks, 1931
Carl Barnes Post No. 69 in Ranger, Texas, sponsored the American Legion Tickville Band. The comedic band was directed by Dr. Harry A. Logsdon and performed at fundraising events for fraternal orders and the American Legion throughout Texas.
The American Legion Tickville Band Notebooks, 1931, contain correspondence, programs, newspaper clippings, and song lyrics, which document the band’s performances, members, and reactions from hosts and audience members. The collection also includes material not related directly to the band, such as newsletters of the Elks fraternal order as well as articles pertaining to the American Legion and Dr. Logdson.
This collection is open for research use.
American Legion Tickville Band Notebooks, 1931, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light project, 2009-2011.
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