1940 DAR Costume Party
Corsicana, Navarro County, Texas


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Members of James Blair Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, were in costume for the George Washington Tea held Feb. 22, 1940, when Mrs. Roger Q. Mills, a member of the chapter, still occupied the stately old home built by her husband when he came to Corsicana in 1852.  In the front row, left to right, are Katrine Wright, Suzanne Calhoun, Mrs. Minnie Gatlin, Mrs. Perry McCammon, Mrs. J.S. Murchison, Mrs. Wesley Edens, Mrs. J. F. Stout, Mrs. L. A. Starley, Cynthia Taylor and Loveta Love.  In the second row, from left are Mmes. John Calhoun, Roy Love, Robert Taylor, George Baum, Wilbur Wright, L. E. Kelton Sr., R. Arthur Caldwell, Ed M. Polk, (unidentified), Louis Polk and Max Almond.  Standing, left to right between the pillars of the veranda are Mrs. H. M. Regester, Mrs. Suttle Roberts, Blanche McKie, (unidentified), Mrs. Mills, Mrs. M. S. Dockum, Miss Lizzie Harllee and Mrs. A. B. Horn.   The young men in colonial dress are Harold (left) and Robert Lee Andrews, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Andrews, 401 N. 2nd.  (Tessie Dickenson Studio Photo)


  • Published in the Feb 28, 1971 Corsicana Daily Sun

  • Submitted by Edward L. Williams


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