Famous Ladies' Pipe Band
I found this postcard in an antique shop in Regina, and I asked P-M Don McDonald and Donna Findlater
about this, and they identified it as Nellie Small's band from the 1930s. The Saskatoon Public Library also has a copy of this postcard, and their web site says that the band sold these card for 15¢ each to raise money for trips. The band did a lot of travelling to the USA and other places.
See large size photo | See back of card
Nellie Small's Kilted Band on trip with delegates from Saskatoon, Prince Albert, Regina Weyburn and Moose Jaw to El Paso Texas and Juary, Mexico on opening of Highway 85.
(Names of band attached to photograph are: BLACK, NEIL ; CHEYNE, JACKIE ; COOK, BERNICE ; COOK, DORIS ; DOUGLAS, ISOBEL ; DUNCAN, BILLIE ; GORDON, FAYE ; GREENFIELD, PHYLLIS ; HADDON, BETTY ; HAMILTON, WINNIE ; HERBERT, PAT ; JONES, EVELYN ; KILTS ;KIRKPATRICK, JOYCE ; MCCARTNEY, JEAN ; NICHOLSON, VIOLET ; SMALL, NELLIE ; TATLER, MYRTLE ;WHITTAKER, ENID.
Photo credit: LH-4034 by Free and Rea
Saskatoon Public Library - Local History