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No information on back, however, the photocopy for V/F has copy of information attached that appears to have been on back of a mounted photo, possibly a duplicate as follows – ” National R.N.Z.A.F. Band. Playing at Levin recreational ground for funds for their queen in carnival in 1941 carnival. Maureen O’Conner – Citizen’s Queen. Ellen McDonald – Airforce Queen. Barbara Blenkhorn – Business Queen.”

Additional handwriting: ” Horowhenua Historical Society. Probably when band played in Regent Theatre 21/3/1941. The Queen Carnival finished on 7/4/1941.”

See also – Acc. #2000.091

RNZAF Band and Carnival Queens, 1941. The band is seated on a temporary bandstand, which is sitting on 44-gallon drums. The three Queens stand in front of the bandstand with an Air Force officer. From left to right the three Queens are:- Maureen O’Conner (Citizen’s Queen), Ellen McDonald (Air Force Queen), Barbara Blenkhorn (Business Queen).

1 B&W photo print copy, mounted

See also 2000.091.0001

Any use of this image must be accompanied by the credit “Horowhenua Historical Society Inc.”

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RNZAF Band and Carnival Queens, 1941

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1941,
band,
barbara blenkhorn,
brass uniform,
ellen mcdonald,
hhs mounted photograph collection,
levin,
maureen o'connor,
military,
military costume,
women,
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