Carol Lites, 1970s

Check out our latest lovely photo restoration! This is Carol Lites in the 1970s during a photo shoot at the park district where she learned to twirl baton. Isn’t the long fringe on her costume great!? We love it. All of us here at the Vintage Twirler miss chainette fringe! During her...

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Fort Sheridan Drum Majorette, 1945

The woman in this photo is identified only as a drum majorette. The only date given is the year, 1945, so we don’t know if this was before or after World War II ended. She looks really happy, so maybe the war was over by the time this picture was taken. Fort Sheridan Women’s Army Auxiliary...

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Normal Community High School, 1939

A drum majorette from Normal Community High School, Normal, Illinois, twirls a baton above her head at the homecoming football game against Pontiac Township High School, 1939. CITATION Piercy, Olin;, “Normal (IL) Community High School homecoming football game vs. Pontiac, 1939”, McLean...

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1940 World’s Fair | New York

Shirley Skriven, 15, for two years National high school baton twirling champion, scores another triumph at the World’s Fair of 1940 in New York when she appears stih the Morgan Park High School Bankd of Beverly Hills, Chicago (Source: Leo Casey, Director of Publicty, World’s Fair of...

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