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Title
Gail Gifford sworn in as member of Marine Band by US Sen. Alan Cranston
Date Created and/or Issued
1973/08/17
Contributing Institution
Center for Sacramento History
Collection
Center for Sacramento History Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Gail Gifford. Caption reads, "US Sen. Alan Cranston swears in Gail Gifford of Fairfield as a member of the US Marine Corps to become the third woman to join the Marine Band. The band is known as "the President's Own" because of its close association with US presidents over the years. Miss Gifford, a cum laude graduate of California State University at Sacramento, will play the flute and piccolo. Joining in the ceremony is Capt. E.P. O'Neil, right, director of recruiting in Sacramento."
Type
Image
Identifier
FED5215E-2014-49F5-A2FB-640955493313
1983/001/SBPMP02262
Subject
US Marine Corps
Marines
Marine Band

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