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Title Bilhorn Folding Organ
Object ID 1995.235.001
Object Name Organ, Reed
Description Portable Organ;

World Famous folding organ, made by Bilhorn Brothers in the USA.

Style V.; Four octave, wooden case with carry handle.

Rev. Rhea Kuykendall, Sunday School missionary in southwest NM, ordered organ about 1919 from Baltimore, MD. He used organ at Berenda Creek for Vacation Bible School, Cowboy Camp Meetings, worship services.

An apple box was used for bench.

Kuykendall retired in 1935.

Organ was gift of widow and daughter.
Collection Menaul Historical Library of the Southwest
Search Terms Organ, Portable Reed;

Portable Reed Organ;