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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M. Sylvia Day, Calgary, c. 1961

On this World Baton Twirling Day, we are privileged to share these fabulous photos of beloved mother, baton twirler M. Sylvia Day. They were taken in the 1960s and generously shared with us by her devoted daughter, Carolyn. Ms. Day grew up in Milk River, Alberta, and has fond memories of marching...

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