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Monday, February 05, 2007

1951: The Criterion and Tulip Time

If you have a larger LCD screed and not an older cathode ray monitor, you will probably be able to read the fine print. The size of the graphic plus the limited size of the web page results in a very
compressed graphic.

1951: 50th Reunion

This, and the next photo were taken with my old 3.1 megapixel digital camera. Unfortunately my current camera malfunctioned, and as a result, I got no real good photos of our more recent 55th reunion which was held at the Mercer County Marina.

1951: "Tulip Time"

What wonderful memories! I can still sing the music from this great old operetta. It was the first performed by Hamilton High in their first year of 1931. It was repeated again in 1941, and ten years later, in my year, 1951. The high schools stopped performing the "old fashioned" operettas, which very effectively relegated Gilbert and Sullivan, and other masters of the craft to the musical graveyard.

1949: Beverly Cowell, Singer Extraordinaire

Beverly was once of the sweetest personalities in the cast of "Tulip Time," our 1951 operetta.