ENTERTAINERS/DIGNITARIES WHO VISITED THE CAMP

April 22, 1943
Captain Wayne King, famed orchestra leader, known as the "Waltz King" visits post.
First boxing program held at the camp with Art Rooney, president of Pittsburgh Steelers pro football club and Coach "Buff" Donelli in attendance.
May 6, 1943
Fritzie Zivic, former world's welterweight boxing champion, gives soldiers.
June 10, 1943
Major Bowes opens auditions for Camp talent.
Pvt. Guiseppe Adami, former NBC Symphony 0rchestra member gives concert.
May 6, 1943
Olsen and Johnson's Hellzapoppin gives two performances.
July 22, 1943
Film Star Judy Garland visits camp.
August 2, 1943
Most Reverend John Mark Gannon, Bishop of Erie, chosen to give sermon at field Mass.
August 19, 1943
Movie stars Virginia Weidler and June Priesser visit the camp.
August 26, 1943
Pennsylvania Governor Edward Martin speaks at Amphitheater dedication.
September 16, 1943
Heavyweight Boxing Champion Joe Louis faces Sgt. George Nicholson in exhibition.
Boxers Ray (Sugar) Robinson and Jackie Wilson also on card.
Benny Goodman, King of Swing," booked at the post.
June 22, 1944
Pittsburgh Pirates opposes Youngstown team at camp.
July 27, 1944
Auditions open for Major Bowes Amateur hour program.
August 10, 1944
Andy Kerr, noted Colgate University football coach visits camp.
September 12, 1944
Louie Armstrong and his orchestra play at the camp. Coco Cola Spotlight Band - Broadcast nation wide.
September 13, 1944
Cleveland Indians booked for exhibition.
October 26, 1944
Mills Brothers, famed - harmonizers, give concerts at post.
November 23, 1944
Billiard champion Irving Crane scheduled for camp appearance.
September 12, 1944
Louie Armstrong and his orchestra play at the camp. Coco Cola Spotlight Band - Broadcast nation wide.