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Catalog Number 2003.51.1
Object Name Magazine
Title Cover photograph and article (page 3) on the Royalaires in Drum World Corps Magazine, 1955
Date September 1955
Year Range from 1932
Year Range to 1955
Description Magazine, "Drum World Corps Magazine, September 1955" with cover photograph of the Royalaires, Guelph, Ontario. An article about the Guelph Royalaires, written by Stan Biggs, their director, is printed on page 3 of the magazine. The article relates the history of the Guelph Royalaires from its founding in 1932 up to 1955. Black and white booklet, made into book form by having full sheets of paper folded in half once to produce pages, there were and are no staples. On front cover is title at top; "Drum World Corps" and "Voice of Drum Corps", there is also an image of the earth in behind the title. Beneath the title; "Vol.6, No. 9/ Chicago, Illinois/ September 1955/ Price 20c". The main part of the cover is taken up by the black and white print of a photo with the titles "Canadian Sr. Champions 1953-54-55" and "The Royalaires Guelph, Ontario". Every member of the group in the front row have a drum, looks like the people in the back rows are also holding instruments. The group is standing on steps of stone building, War Memorial Hall. The magazine is full of articles about national and international drum corps, and advertising regarding instruments, uniforms and recordings.
Illustrations: Advertisements/Printed
No of Pages: 30
People Biggs, Stan
Denver, Edward "Ted"
Richards, Larry
Search Terms 11th Field Regiment
Royalaires Drum and Bugle Corps
World War I
World War II
Subjects ADVERTISEMENT
ARTS - MUSIC
MUSIC - INSTRUMENTS
ORGANIZATONS - BANDS
PHOTOGRAPHY
HISTORY - LOCAL
WORLD WAR I
WORLD WAR II
Dimensions Cover Paper - 11.02/8.46 in. - Length/Width