Starke County (Ind.) ; Tickets; Memorabilia; Big bands;
This ticket would have been a pretty expensive ticket in the 1920s selling for seventy-five cents advanced purchase of a dollar at the door. But Bobbie Grice and her Brick Tops could have brought that kind of money at the Crystal Ball Room. The...
Starke County (Ind.) ; Posters; Memorabilia; Music; Theatrical posters;
Bobbie Grice's "Fourteen Bricktops" (including Audry Hall Petroff) were a big draw in the early 20's. It was very odd to have a female bandleader back in the late 1800s and and early 1900s. This poster advertises all red-headed girls get in free...
Starke County (Ind.) ; Publicity photographs; Big bands;
Female band leaders were not common in the first quarter of the 1900s, but Bobbie Grice and her Brick Tops had a big following nation-wide. A big part of that was her band's musical talent and another part was, of course, the unique fact that they...
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Two volume history of Delaware County, Indiana. Volume I is an historical account of early settlement and the development of local government and social organizations within the county. Volume II contains biographical sketches of the residents.
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Biographical memoirs of Blackford County, Ind. : to which is appended a comprehensive compendium of national biography ... embellished with portraits of many well known residents of Blackford County, Indiana.
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Allen County (Ind.)--Biography
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Jackson County (Ind.)--History;
Jackson County (Ind.)--Biography;
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