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1936 Minonk Grade School tonette group

This picture shows a group of students who were being tutored to play the tonette which was a kind of generic musical instrument used to get music students acquainted with band instruments. The picture was taken around 1936.

Front row left: Unknown (Peggy Francisco ?), Jack Meils, Eldon Oyen, Mae (DeFries) Copp, Junior Robertson, teacher Mrs. Middlested
Back row left: Joan Johnson Schneider, unknown, Priscilla Danforth Ryan, Garvin Handley, Ed Benz