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10th Anniversary: Keep America Singing

By Deac (C.T.) Martin
Released December 1948

“Published by the Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barber Shop Quartet Singing in America, Inc. to preserve the flavor, traditions, and some principal records of progress during The Society’s first ten years . . . in order to encourage further progress and preservation.”

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(PDF format, 26mb)

25th Anniversary: Melodies for Millions

By Will Cook
Released December 1965

“A Twenty-Five Year History: Published by the Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barber Shop Quartet Singing in America Inc.”

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(PDF format, 19mb)

50th Anniversary: Heritage of Harmony

Edited by Val Hicks
Released 1988

“Thanks are due to our loyal typists: Sunny West, Carol Nielsen and Shirley Werner; our advisors, Robb Ollett and Dee Paris; Ruth Perry for proofreading; and most especially to historian and editor Dr. Val Hicks, whose contribution far exceeds any ordinary call to duty.”

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(PDF format, 15mb)

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