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Catalog Number WF 2547
Caption Ethel Hibler, Gwen Beard, Barbara Wells - MIKADO
Description WF 2537-2550 are images from a production of the theatrical play, MIKADO. This image is of three female soloists. Floyd Lunsford directed the combined Elks Male chorus, Mothersingers, and soloists which performed in the Anacortes High School gymnasium. Left to right, Ethel Hibler, Gwen Beard, and Barbara Wells.

Soloists included WELLS, William V., MAURER, Dick, WRIGHT, Bob, WHITNEY, Dave, MOORE, Margaret, BEARD, Gwen, WELLS, Barbara, HIBLER, Ethel, and BRUCE, Barney.

The Mothersingers included the wives of HIBLER, Russell, MACDONALD, Alex, SHULL, Harold, DAVIS, Charles, MCDONALD, George, SMITH, Marshall, TUBBS, Russell, MOORE, Leonard, HAUGE, Oliver, MILLER, Walter, DRAKE, James, BRUCE, Barney, LEWIS, Maynard, JOHNSON, Victor, REYNOLDS, Harold, WETHERELL, Stan, and MITCHELL, Bruce. Other Mothersingers included KERR, Ina, LARSON, Lois, and CROSBY, Lydia.

Member of the Elks Male chorus were OLSON, Clarence, WELLS, William V., JOHNSON, Herbert, BEARD, Robert, ESTVOLD, Milford, MCDUGLE, Don, FOSSE, Paul, BRUCE, Bernard, STROM, Eugene, OKERLUND, Nes, TRUAX, Charles, WRIGHT, Robert, PRUITT, Paul, DALSTEAD, Gus, LADNER, Arthur, JOHNSON, Victor, OLSON, Stanley, SPOERRI, Charles, and THOMAS, Gary.

Piano accompanists were WELLS, Verna, and IVERSON, Marvel.

Other information about the production is included in the May 8, 1952, ANACORTES AMERICAN article in the WF 2537 file folder.
Date 1952, May 1 & 2
Photographer BRADY, Ferd
Collection Wallie Funk Collection
Subjects Place - Anacortes, WA
Credit line Donated by Wallie Funk, Wallie Funk Collection
People BEARD, Gwendolyn "Gwen" Lenore ANDERSON
WELLS, Barbara Mae BLAKE
Place Anacortes, WA
Search Terms MIKADO
Object Name Negative