The Tallest Drum Majorette (1938)

Strathroy Boys and Girls Trumpet Band The Strathroy Boys and Girls Trumpet Band was formed in 1938 in Stathroy, Ontario, Canada. Ieleen Smith, who was nearly 7 feet tall, was the drum majorette. With her plume hat she was nearly 8 feet tall! SOURCE: Strathroy and District Historical...

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Vincent Meade, 1938

The above picture is a press photo by ACME News Pictures. It is watermarked by the eBay seller and no longer available for purchase. Based on our research with the Library of Congress, we do not believe ACME photos during this period of time are copyrighted; however we could be wrong. Due to the...

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Edie, 1938

Edith (Edie) Gimlin (Droney) was born in Nova Scotia and grew up in New London, Connecticut. During her growing up years she loved baton twirling and became a championship twirler winning many contests throughout the Northeast. In high school, she became the drum major for the Oswegatchie,...

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