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Louisiana State University Singing

St. Alban’s Chapel, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Saturday, February 20, 1999

Jim Fields opened the singing at St. Alban’s Chapel with song on page 39t. Harry Eskew offered the opening prayer. Jim Fields presented a history of shape notes and some musical instruction.

A business session was held with the following officers elected or appointed to serve: Chairman—Wallace McKenzie; Vice Chairman—Brad Pope; Secretary—Nancy Van Den Akker.

Leaders: Wallace McKenzie 45t; Brad Pope 155; Nancy Van Den Akker 480; Regina Glass 29t; Ila Stoltzfus 38b; Bill Hogan 77t; John Kanode 63; Heather Boyd 133; Harry Eskew 146; A.E. Probst 66; Virginia Fields 354b; Wanda Gregg 40; Emilie Smart 159; Paul Suh 457; Jan Herlinger 192; Jim Fields 59. Jim Fields offered prayer for the noon meal.


The afternoon session was called to order. Leaders: Wallace McKenzie 29b; Will Austin 84; Georgia Kanode 358; Nancy Van Den Akker 384; Regina Glass 410 (t? b?); Bill Hogan 200; John Kanode 452b; Heather Boyd 312b; Virginia Fields 75; Brad Pope 236; Wanda Gregg 460; A.E. Probst 178; Emilie Smart 267; Paul Suh 300; Jan Herlinger 268; Jim Fields 58, 254; Brad Pope 198; Emilie Smart 47b; Bill Hogan 171; Regina Glass 142; Wallace McKenzie 143, 348b.

Wallace McKenzie led song on page 62 as the closing song. The class was dismissed.

Chairman—Wallace McKenzie; Vice Chairman—Brad Pope; Secretary—Nancy Van Den Akker.