Here is the collection of articles of the History of Slingerland Drums by DrCJW - Carl Wenk. Carl is the authority on Slingerland Drums and their history. If you find other Slingerland history it probably came from the work of DrCJW. If you use this information, please link to this web site and give Carl the credit.
 
Article I - Slingerland Drum Badge Timeline Part I
Slingerland Drum Badges
Primary Production Badges Chicago – Niles 1928 - 1986
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Article I - Slingerland Drum Badge Timeline Part 2
Slingerland Drum Badges
Primary Production Badges and Serial Numbers – Post-Niles 1989 - 2008
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Article II - Slingerland Serial Number Timeline
Slingerland Serial Numbers
Niles 1962 - 1986
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Article III - Slingerland Drum Shells
Slingerland Drums Wood Shells
1928 – 1986 Drum Shell Pictures
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Article IV - Vintage Slingerland Finishes
Slingerland Finishes 1928 - 1986 - Introduction
A. Classic Pearls
B. Sparkling Pearls
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Article V - Vintage Slingerland Snare Strainers
Slingerland Snare Drum Strainers 1928 – 2008
Part I: The Slingerland 3-Point Snare Drum Strainer1928 - 2008
Part II: The Slingerland Clamshell Snare Drum Strainer1940 - 1962
Part III: The Slingerland Rapid Snare Drum Strainer 1956 - 2006
Part IV: The Slingerland Zoomatic Snare Drum Strainer 1962 - 2003
Part V: Slingerland Dual Super Snare Strainer 1967 – 1976
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