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This baton belonged to Charles S. Pence, who founded the Pence Band of Shawnee County. The group quickly developed a fine reputation and was in demand in communities throughout the county. Charles's son, Walter Pence, also used the baton as conductor of the band.

Date: between 1894 and 1940

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Item Number: 209919
KSHS Identifier: 1998.14.1

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