Handel’s Chorus begins rehearsals.

Under the direction of Hartford E. Bess, Handel’s Chorus club presented holiday season concerts for several decades.

Wilson Daily Times, 9 October 1940.

Handel’s Chorus officers:

  • Louise Spivey, president
  • Aaron Purdie, vice-president
  • Arthur Brodie, treasurer
  • Ernestine Floyd, secretary



  1. I see the alto listed as Mildred Faulkner. My aunt’s name was Mildred Faulkland and she was with choirs in Wilson. I was wondering if this is my aunt since the last name is often spelled different ways.

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