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Photo Collections Record

Tom and Erma Godbey Photograph Collection

Location: PC 09:C, PC Negatives Box 17

Collection Contents:
0001    "Spillway just below Boulder Dam (Hoover Dam) Boulder City, Nev."

0002    "Summer 1936. Trip up lake to Emory Falls 5th and 6th grade kids Elton Garrett and Erma Godbey chaperones. Merle Emory, boat pilot Emmett Godbey, photographer."

0003    Tom Godbey family inside 30' penstock pipe Christmas 1934. "L-R: Everett Godbey, Bun Godbey, Lee Godbey, Dal Baley, Lina Fahrion holding baby Alice Godbey, Erma Godbey child Ila Godbey. Behind Tom Godbey, Monroe Sullivan, Tommy Godbey, Jimmy Godbey, Behind Alice Sullivan, Laura Godbey, Samette Sullivan, Joe Sullivan. Large penstock pipe on 32 wheel flat trailer in front of B & W Warehouse. Picture taken by Emmett Godbey.

0004    Sixth grade class (1936) in Boulder City, Nevada. Tommy Godbey 3rd from right, front row.

0005    "Teachers of Boulder City School (c. 1933-1934). Mr. Weed (principal) 4th from left, seated. Elton Garrett 5th from left. Music teacher 3rd from left. Athletic coach 6th from left."

0006    "Keith Hickman, drum instructor for the Sons of American Legion Drum & Bugle Corps. Learned to play drums when he was in a Shriners' orphanage back east."

0007    Drum & Bugle Corps during WWII older boys all in service. Taken in front of Elks Hall Las Vegas, NV, August 18, 1944. American Legion Convention Dept. of Nevada." Front row, L-R: Skipper Small, Patty Whalen, Evelyn Hamm. Second row, L-R: Barry Whalen, David MacLaughlin, Bruce MacLaughlin, Alice Mae Godbey. Third row, L-R: Jeanne Heddins, Ila Margaret Godbey, Bill Helms, Bryan Whalen, John Shipp. Fourth row, L-R: Donald Whalen, Billy Engle, Dennis Whalen, Luke Whalen, Laura Godbey, Frances MacLaughlin.

0008    "1934 First Boulder City parade that the Drum & Bugle Corps were in. L-R: Front Row Ray Wiggins, Freddie Miller, Tommy Godbey, Jack Wheeler; Second Row Bonnie Buck, Norma Smiley, Freddie Abercrombie; Third Row (?), Ralph Hornsworth."

0009    First Helldorado Parade 1934. Tom Godbey and Luke Whalen, legionnaires. Sons of the American Legion Drum & Bugle Corps dressed as Indians.

0010    Sons of American Legion Orchestra. Back row Tommy Godbey (second from left). Norma Smiley is the girl wearing the dark dress. The orchestra leader is Jimmy Manix. (He was instructor Aux. Juniors and Sons of Legion.)

0011    "Boulder Kids' Orchestra 1935 or 1936. First school orchestra, Mr. Cochran, instructor. These kids played for the dedication of the dam when Franklin Roosevelt came."

0012    Sons of the American Legion Drum & Bugle Corps.

0013    Drum & Bugle Corps in the Memorial Day Parade. Mary Alice Hanson drum major; Eleanor Ham and Dorothy Rine baton twirlers; Tom Godbey and Jim Godbey snare drummers; Laura Godbey and Ila Godbey tenor drums; Dennis Whalen snare drum, front row.