Bandmaster, 73 years old, of Palo Alto, 1952
Caption slip reads: "Photographer: Emery. Date: 1952-03-23. Reporter: Emery to RW. Assignment: Bandmaster Eugene Harry Willey, 73 yrs. of Palo Alto---longtime LA area musician. 34: E.H. (Harry) Willey, (at left) founder & former conductor of Long Beach Municipal Band, about to lead band as guest conductor for Sunday concert in LB Munic. Aud., being introduced by present conductor of band, Eugene Labarre (at right). 70: Saluting 'thank you' to bandsmen, from backstage, after he had conducted the band. 71: With wife Mary L. Willey (who was concert singer known as Collier Woodall, years ago). Willey sits in audience listening to band. 58 and 59: Willey showing typical vim & vigor conducting LB Munic. Band as guest conductor on band's 43rd anniversary today".