Majorette and Her Toy Baton With Red Balls

The toy baton with red balls is a mystery. Anyone have any ideas about its origin? If you look at a photograph long enough, it will talk to you. It may not tell you its subject’s name, age or address, but it will always tell you things if you really listen. Here is what this photo is telling...

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Jean Ladd, Best Drum Majorette (1939)

Jean Ladd, Best Drum Majorette, 1939 September 28, 1939, Jean Ladd, 15, Swampscott, Massachusetts, was adjudged the Best Drum Majorette of the 1939 American Legion Convention, Chicago. She is pictured here strutting down an avenue in Chicago, giant trophy in town. Ladd remained involved in baton...

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