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Distinction:

Oshkosh, Wisconsin, c.1919-1935.
Classification: Builder

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May 07, 2018:

From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders, rev. ed. by David H. Fox (Organ Historical Society, 1997). -

See Bartola Musical Instrument Co.

Sources:

  • The Diapason, March 1929, 2.
  • David Junchen, Encyclopedia of the American Theatre Organ, vol. 1 (Pasadena: Showcase Publications, 1985), 57.
  • Oshkosh (Wisconsin) Daily News, 26 April 1974.
  • Elizabeth Towne Schmitt.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.

October 30, 2004:

Note from the Organ Database Builders editor Stephen Hall, July 7, 2017. -

Barton Organs was one of two brand names used by Bartola Musical Instrument Co. for their line of theater organs. The other brand was the Maxcy-Barton which was used for some theater organs, but was primarily used for church organs.

Sources:

  • David Junchen, Encyclopedia of the American Theatre Organ, vol. 1 (Pasadena: Showcase Publications, 1985), 57.

 

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.

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