John W. Ripley

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John W. Ripley, the publication director of the Shawnee County (Kansas) Historical Society, has been collecting song slides for twenty years.

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June 1959

For almost two decades at the turn of the century illustrated songs charmed nickelodeon audiences.

June/july 1983

… illuminated by the hand-tinted slides that helped make it a hit