1912 Seattle Tilikum Drum Corps

Front row, sitting on the Vancouver British Columbia (Canada) Provincial courthouse steps,

to promote Seattle’s Golden Potlatch Festival.

More Information – Tilikums DC and Seattle’s Golden Potlatch



1917 Seattle Moose Drum & Bugle Corps.

Spanish War Veterans Memorial Day Parade






Tacoma Elks Drum & Bugle Corps, organized in 1920, clad in white uniforms and purple straw hats. 

Winners of the Washington State Elks Convention contests in 1927 and 1928.

Scored High Drums in the 1928 Convention Competition.




1930 Bremerton, WA

Bremerton Boy Scouts Drum & Bugle Corps, Navy Yard District




1931 Tacoma Drum & Bugle Corps

Organized by Tahoma Legion No. 2, Mooseheart Legion of the World

Tacoma, Washington



Acme Mountaineers Jr D&BC – Acme Washington

Established: 1937

AKA:   Twin Sisters Juvenile Grange D&BC

Wickersham-Acme-Clipper-Saxon D&BC

Location: 24-miles east of Bellingham on Hwy-9

Instructor: Wallace Imus, asst by Al Jordan

Sponsored by: Acme Twin Sisters Grange No. 922

“Twin Sisters” refers to the local double-peaked mountain of the same name.

Activities: Parades, Drills, Peace Arch observance, local celebrations.

Last known documentation: 1942 Bellingham Victory parade




1938 All-Girl Drum & Bugle Corps


John R. Thompson Camp, Spanish American War Veterans

Tacoma, Washington















Dusty’s All-Star D&BC – Everett, WA

Junior Drum & Bugle Corps

Established: unknown

Founders: Norma & Dusty (last name unknown)

All members were under 12-years old.

Sponsored by the Everett “Old Guard” VFW Post #2100

Known Years: 1955 thru 1959

Photo: July 3, 1959 Everett parade