|Catalog Number||WF 2547|
|Caption||Ethel Hibler, Gwen Beard, Barbara Wells - MIKADO|
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|
|Collection||Wallie Funk Collection|
Place - Anacortes, WA
|Credit line||Donated by Wallie Funk, Wallie Funk Collection|
BEARD, Gwendolyn "Gwen" Lenore ANDERSON
WELLS, Barbara Mae BLAKE