Mr. Leedy and the House of Wonder: The Story of the World's Finest Drums

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Hal Leonard Corporation, 2008 - Music - 88 pages
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(Percussion). A traveling drummer from 19th-century Ohio, Ulysses Grant Leedy settled in Indianapolis and built the House of Wonder a factory that set the standard for all drum companies to follow. This book takes readers inside Leedy's world: his people, his designs, and the growth of his amazing enterprise.
 

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Contents

Introduction
4
Mr Leedy
6
The Early Years
12
Cyclorama Building
18
Palmer St Barth Ave
24
1921
26
The Leedy Drum Topics
35
March 1925
36
The Move To Elkhart
50
General Products
54
Leedy Chicago
58
Leedy The Man
61
The Great Leedy Indianapolis Drums
66
Ray Poland
70
The Leedy Factory Today
73
Acknowledgments
82

The Additions
45
Leedy Sells
49

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