Posted by: Cornwall Community Museum | June 14, 2016

Musical Cornwall.

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This postcard shows a live band playing for Cornwall Eadio CKSF,  Back Row, from left:  Fern Moquin, Smokey Leger, Eddy Morrow, Rolly Moquin and producer Lyle Nixon.  Front Row: Dot and Slim Dion.

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Postcard printed by Cornwall City Press.

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Pre World War I postcard of the Cornwall Citizen’s Band.

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The note on the back of this photograph says “Danceland, Pitt St., North, 1946.

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Is this the Riverdale Ensemble?

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A 1903 silk concert programme in aid of the Cornwall Geberal Hospital, 1903.

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Part of the programme, Cornwall’s Miss Lillian Ross is featured on this page and on the rest of the programme.  Miss Ross had to give up an important New York Opera career as her father did not think it proper for a young lady to follow such a path.  Miss Ross dutifully returned to Cornwall to dedicate her life to local charities.

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Winners of the 1937 Stormont Music Festival.

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The programme does not say where the Revue was staged; it could have been at the Cornwall Community Arena, Cornwall Collegiate or?

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Part of the programme.

This is a small selection of photographs and documents in the archives of the Cornwall Community Museum tracing Cornwall’s musical past.

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