1st Ball Invitation

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The photographs shown below are of an invitation to the 
First Annual Ball
of The Lynn Police Department that was held at the
Odd Fellows Hall on Friday Evening, December 30, 1881.

 

The photograph above shows the outer-most sides of the invitation when fully opened.

 

The label on the left side of the picture reads:

Floor Director
Joseph E. Shaw

Aids
G. W. Noyes        J. Curran        David Lee
J. A. Burrows        G. M. Pike        T. T. Hines
C. B. Gilman        G. E. Libby        C. W. Waitt
Charles Seymour Allen
______________________________________
J. V. MCCARTY & BRO, Printers, 42 Munroe St.

 

 

The label on the right side of the picture reads:

FIRST ANNUAL BALL
of
THE LYNN POLICE DEPARTMENT,

at Odd Fellows Hall

FRIDAY EVENING, DEC. 30, 1881.

Music   -   -   Ward's Orchestra

 

 

The photograph above shows the inner-most sides of the invitation when fully opened.

 

The left half of the invitation reads:

PROGRAMME

1. MARCH................. "Good Health"................. Weigand

2. OVERTURE.........."Bohemian Girl"..................... Balfe

3. CONCERT ARIA... (Obligato for Clarionet).........Verdi
Mr. C. H. Ward

4. WALTZER............. "Den Liebe Langen Tag"... Reidel

5. IRISH PATROL.................................................. Puerner

6. FINALE................... "Cliquot"............................ Rivere 

 

The right half of the invitation reads:

COMMITTEES

Committe of Arrangements

CORNELIUS OWENS, Chairman        C. S. ALLEN, Secretary

C. W. WAITT, Treasurer

JOSEPH E. SHAW    GEO. E. LIBBY    DAVID LEE    GEO. M. PIKE

THOMAS T. HINES                OTIS S. HEALD 

 

Reception Committee

JOSEPH E. SHAW            E. P. ALLEN

R. T. ALEXANDER            WM. F. HANSCOM

T, CRYAN            J. A. THURSTON     

 

 

The photograph above is showing the outer-most left side of the invitation.

 

 

The photograph above is showing the outer-most right side of the invitation.

 

The above Invitation is part of the personal collection of Detective Howard McCollin (Lynn Police Department)

 



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