RED BANK, N. J., June 14---Miss Muriel Alice Astor, daughter of John Jacob Astor, who lost his life on the Titanic, was one of the interested spectators at the playground festival held this afternoon under the auspices of the Red Bank Recreation Association and in which 1,000 children participated. Miss Astor was accompanied by her governess and by Mrs. Lewis S. Thompson of Brookdale Farm, where she is a guest.
Miss Marion Sherman was crowned queen of the festival and there were flower girls, a Robin Hood band, dances in costume, folk dances and songs and a May pole dance. Mrs. Lorraine M. Warren, the public playgrounds director, was in charge.
John Jacob Astor
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(1915) MISS ASTOR AT FESTIVAL New York Times (ref: #3627, accessed 26th May 2016 10:23:48 PM) URL : http://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/miss-astor-at-festival.html
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