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  • Tags: Marching Bands

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Blue, wooden pole with brass knob head and brass fitting on the bottom. A gold braid and tassel crosses the middle of the pole.
The all-girl marching band of Mary Washington College was under the direction of Ronald W. Faulkner and was complete with…

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Blue, circle felt patch with white trim and lettering, "Mary Washington College Band." This embroidered emblem is part of the embellishments on the all-girl marching band uniforms. The band garnered attention for musicianship and for its appearance.…

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Felt, embroidered patch with lettering,"MWC Band." This emblem would have been part of the all-girl marching band uniform embellishments.

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Blue Ribbon Award presented to Mary Washington College band. A distinct novelty for the times, the all-girl marching band, under the direction of Ronald W. Faulkner, participated in parades and competitions all over the Virginia commonwealth.

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Fifty-six individual figures made of photographs on paper attached to wooden sticks. Sticks are stapled to small blocks of wood for standing stability.
The All-Girl Marching Band was a distinct novelty for the times, complete with majorettes and…
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