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In the days before the canned entertainment of radio and television, people created their own diversions - and dances were immensely popular.

A chronology of music makers in Maynard from the 1900s through the late 1940s. (At the time of its writing, the centennial authors planned to update it through the 1960s).

The file contains a history of music presented by Birger Koski to the Historical Society in 1967, programs of the various musical presentations, newspaper clippings, music belonging to the Maynard Glee Club, George E. Lawton and Mary Harriman, photo…

Copy of a promotion for the Sheridan Wonder Orchestra, Frank C. Sheridan, manager.

A photo of the Maynard High School Orchestra.
l to r
Front: Lillian Doyle, Mary Anelon
Second: Edith Boulden, Mr. Wood ? (Director), Dorothy Hannon, Thomas Burton Coughlan, Martin Gruber
Back standing: Charles Sweeney, Tom Prosper, Robert Parkin,…

A black and white photo of the MHS Orchestra.
(l to r)
Front: Jennie Bygot, Harold Johnston, Ruth Hall, Irma Wirta, Stanley Sierkiewicz, Alice Fearns Mullin

Back: ___?, ___?, ___?, ___?, __Laukenstein, ___?, George Glickman

l to r: George Lawton, Herbert Lawton, Jack Veitch.
The orchestra or sometimes referred as the LVL Trio was organized around 1900 and was under the direction of George Lawton. Herbert Lawton was a pianist.

Some of their appearances as gleaned…