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Singing troupe Melo-Dears among shining stars in ’68 (with photos)

The Junior Etude Club had new members in June 1968. From left are Betsy Caine, Susan Dakin (past president, kneeling and tallest girl), Louise Reid, Martha White and Bob Boucheron.
The Junior Etude Club had new members in June 1968. From left are Betsy Caine, Susan Dakin (past president, kneeling and tallest girl), Louise Reid, Martha White and Bob Boucheron.
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The Melo-Dears were in song, smile and swim in June 1968. Schenectady’s singing troupe was preparing for its annual Men’s Night Saturday. Some of the mellow women dressed in bathing styles from the early 1900s to promote an Edwardian number — “You Can Do a Lot of Things at the Seaside That You Can’t Do in Town.” The ladies were happy to act silly during a photo shoot, and offered great smiles and expressive body ...


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