Percy Wenrich was a Joplin, Mo native who was born in 1880. He grew up with the booming mining town. Joplin's musical trends were varied and Wenrich was influenced by many diverse winds. But he was strongly influenced by regional celebrity Texan Scott Joplin who did play his new rags in Joplin. This photo dates from near 1900
“PERCY WENRICH,” I Remember When : Wayne Glenn, accessed April 16, 2021, http://i-rememberwhen.com/items/show/647.