[Ads-l] "Irish-Jews in Japan", 1914 [was: Bazooka 1914]

Joel Berson berson at ATT.NET
Thu Nov 3 16:54:58 EDT 2016


I'm more interested in who were the "Irish-Jews in Japan" in 1914, and secondarily how the "various  parts [of the bazooka] were captured from" them.  (During warfare?)

Joel


      From: Stephen Goranson <goranson at DUKE.EDU>
 To: ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU 
 Sent: Thursday, November 3, 2016 5:04 AM
 Subject: [ADS-L] Bazooka 1914
   
San Jose [CA] Mercury Herald, Sunday Morning, Feb. 22, 1914, p. 1 col. 5.


....program for the benefit of the Campbell fire department...Fred C. Stephens, 'instrumentalist extraordinary, featuring the one-stringed Japanese Bazooka" of his own make. The various parts of this instrument were captured from the Irish-Jews in Japan, selection, orchestra.


Stephen Goranson

http://people.duke.edu/~goranson/


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