The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 369

Builder Identification

Oshkosh, Wisconsin, c.1919–1935.

Additional Notes

  • From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders, rev. ed. by David H. Fox (Organ Historical Society, 1997). —

    Brand name used by Bartola Musical Instrument Co. for their line of theater organs.


    • Diapason, Mar. 1929, 2.
    • David Junchen, Encyclopedia of the American Theatre Organ, Vol. 1 (Pasadena: Showcase Publications, 1985), 57.
    • Oshkosh (Wisconsin)Daily News, 26 Apr. 1974.
    • Elizabeth Towne Schmitt.

Database Entries

There are 51 entries in the database that describe organs by Barton Organs.

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Builder's Nameplate. Photograph by David Bohn