H96.1.2643

Dec-40
7.25 in HIGH x 9 in WIDE
(18.41 cm HIGH x 22.86 cm WIDE)
The Oakland Tribune Collection, the Oakland Museum of California. Gift of ANG Newspapers
H96.1.2643


Tribune caption on the back, Dec. 8, 1940-- "This 36-voice all-employee choir will entertain shoppers at Kahn's Department Store during the Christmas shopping rush. It is shown here being directed by Mrs. Vera Messinger. The singing is an annual custom at the store. Concerts will be given daily at noon." Photo shows a group of men and women wearing choir robes and standing in four rows forming a semi-circle and singing. Messinger is standing on the floor in front of the group leading them.

Used: Oakland Tribune

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