The Washington American Legion Band was formed in 1923 by the members of Alfred William Leach Post No. 3 of the American Legion. It is the oldest legion band in continuous existence in Washington State. It has received numerous awards and honors over the years and performs several times a year. Here the band poses in front of the Winged Victory statue on Capitol Campus, which honors men and women who served in World War I. This photograph was taken in 1942, during the second World War. Photograph selected and captioned by Deborah Ross on behalf of the Olympia Historical Society and Bigelow House Museum. For more information, visit us at olympiahistory.org. Credit: Merl Junk photo, 1942, Susan Parish Collection, Southwest Regional Archives More than 1,000 Washingtonians who lost their lives in World War I will be honored with a program at the Capitol Dome/Legislative Building’s Columbia Room (1st Floor) at 10:30 a.m., April 25, followed by a wreath laying at the Winged Victory Monument.
The Washington American Legion Band was formed in 1923 by the members of Alfred William Leach Post No. 3 of the American Legion. It is the oldest legion band in continuous existence in Washington State. It has received numerous awards and honors over the years and performs several times a year. Here the band poses in front of the Winged Victory statue on Capitol Campus, which honors men and women who served in World War I. This photograph was taken in 1942, during the second World War. Photograph selected and captioned by Deborah Ross on behalf of the Olympia Historical Society and Bigelow House Museum. For more information, visit us at olympiahistory.org. Credit: Merl Junk photo, 1942, Susan Parish Collection, Southwest Regional Archives More than 1,000 Washingtonians who lost their lives in World War I will be honored with a program at the Capitol Dome/Legislative Building’s Columbia Room (1st Floor) at 10:30 a.m., April 25, followed by a wreath laying at the Winged Victory Monument. Merl Junk photo, 1942, Susan Par
The Washington American Legion Band was formed in 1923 by the members of Alfred William Leach Post No. 3 of the American Legion. It is the oldest legion band in continuous existence in Washington State. It has received numerous awards and honors over the years and performs several times a year. Here the band poses in front of the Winged Victory statue on Capitol Campus, which honors men and women who served in World War I. This photograph was taken in 1942, during the second World War. Photograph selected and captioned by Deborah Ross on behalf of the Olympia Historical Society and Bigelow House Museum. For more information, visit us at olympiahistory.org. Credit: Merl Junk photo, 1942, Susan Parish Collection, Southwest Regional Archives More than 1,000 Washingtonians who lost their lives in World War I will be honored with a program at the Capitol Dome/Legislative Building’s Columbia Room (1st Floor) at 10:30 a.m., April 25, followed by a wreath laying at the Winged Victory Monument. Merl Junk photo, 1942, Susan Par

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