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10th Infantry Band, Fort Riley, Kansas

10th Infantry Band, Fort Riley, Kansas
Date: 1950s
View of the 10th Infantry Division band and troops on parade at Fort Riley, Kansas. Our catalog record estimates this photo was taken around 1960. Another credible source suggests the photo dates from the early 1950s as the 10th Division left Fort Riley in 1955.


1950's day at the Menninger Clinic in Topeka, Kansas

1950's day at the Menninger Clinic in Topeka, Kansas
Date: 1990
This photograph shows some of the activities therapy staff at the Menninger Clinic performing Be-Bop music to celebrate 50's Day. They are in the dining room, Thornlea Commons, on the West Campus. The Menninger Clinic philosophy of treatment was the bio-psycho-social approach. This philosophy of treatment integrated medical, psychodynamic, developmental, and family systems to treat the total health of patients.


20th Kansas Regiment Band, Manila, Philippines

20th Kansas Regiment Band, Manila, Philippines
Date: Between 1898 and 1899
View of the 20th Kansas Regiment's band, standing in formation, in Manila, Philippines, sometime during or immediately following the Spanish-American War (1898-1899).


22nd Kansas volunteer band, Camp Alger, Virginia

22nd Kansas volunteer band, Camp Alger, Virginia
Date: 1898
View of the 22nd Kansas Volunteer Band at Camp Alger, Virginia.


23rd Regimental Band, Kansas

23rd Regimental Band, Kansas
Date: 1898
This is a group of formal portraits of the members of the 23rd Regimental Band. The band began in 1890 as Jackson's Dispatch Band of Topeka, Kansas, then enlisted during the Spanish-American War as the regimental band for the all-black 23rd Kansas Volunteer Infantry. The captions give their name, musical instrument, and hometown. Lieutenant Colonel James Beck was the regimental commander of the 23rd Regiment. The band was commanded by 2nd Lieutenant and Adjutant, Samuel T. Jones, and directed by Professor George W. Jackson. First row, left to right: Sergeant Elijah E. Davis, E flat trumpet, Kansas City, Kansas; Charles A. Brown, Quartermaster Sergeant, Solo B flat cornet, Topeka; Samuel T. Jones, 2nd Lt & Adjutant, Kansas City, Kansas; Professor George W. Jackson, band master, solo slide trombone, Topeka; Andrew W. Washington, 1st Principal Musician, baritone, Kansas City, Kansas; Samuel M. Holt, Principal Musician & C.T. 2nd Tenor Slide Trombone, Wathena. Second row: Unknown, E flat clarinet, Topeka; Thomas Jackson, 1st B flat clarinet, Topeka; Horace G. Wilder, piccolo, Wichita; Dana Moore, drum major, Kansas City, Kansas; Albert Buford, flute, Wichita; Leander W. Northington, solo B flat cornet, Topeka; Henry R. Davis, 1st B flat cornet, Parsons. Third row: Charles D. Rhodes, 2nd B flat cornet, Bonner Springs; Z. Van Ewing, B flat cornet, Leavenworth; Thomas P. Shelton, solo alto, Kansas City, Kansas; William Vaughn, 2nd Alto, Topeka; Jasper Thornton, 1st tenor slide trombone, Atlanta, Georgia; Robert Parks, 2nd tenor slide trombone, Ft. Scott. Fourth row: Hollie E. Searcie, baritone, Topeka; Lester F. Kennedy, 1st tenor, Kansas City, Kansas; William A. Brooks, B flat bass, Topeka; Simeon E. McCarroll, tuba, Topeka; Prentice Griffin, tuba, Fort Scott; Marcus J. Owens, snare drum, Topeka; Wallace Bernal.


383rd Army Air Force Band, Winfield, Kansas

383rd Army Air Force Band, Winfield, Kansas
Date: 1944
This image of the 383rd Army Air Force Band at Strother Field in Winfield, Kansas appeared in the March 3, 1944 issue of the Army airfield's newspaper, The Prairie Flyer. The members are identified as: Seated, left to right: Cpl. W.J. Doerflinger, S/Sgt. R.W. Stechmann, Cpl. A.B. Delabadia, Sgt. C.E. Lowery, Sgt. A.E. Davidson, Pfc. V.J. Insalaco, Pfc. R.E. Miller, Pfc. R.I Middleton, Cpl. S. Klein, Sgt. P.V. Oliver, T/Sgt. A.B. Calhoun. Standing, left to right: Cpl. C.L. Graves, Pfc. L.L. Romano, Cpl. L. Metch, Cpl. John J. Maloney, Jr., Cpl. H.W. Schnier, Pfc. S.J. Schillaci, Pfc. A.J. Belfiore, CWO William F. Baker, Pfc. R.J. Lucero, Pfc. H.R. Monges, Cpl. E.R. Thompson, Cpl. A.M. Faloon, Cpl. W.H. Steck, Sgt. C.W. Kininmonth. Not shown in picture: Pfc. A.R. Babbini, Pfc. W.H. Christofferson Jr., Pfc. J.E. Cunningham, Pvt. P. Enright. The band was scheduled to appear at the Wichita air show on March 4 and 5, 1944.


6th Cavalry Band, Fort Riley, Kansas

6th Cavalry Band, Fort Riley, Kansas
Date: 1900
View of members of the 6th Cavalry Band of Fort Riley, Kansas, posed with their instruments on the wooden steps of a stone building.


6th Infantry Band, Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas

6th Infantry Band, Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas
Date: 1904
A formal view of the members of the 6th Infantry Band at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, under the leadership of Assistant Bandmaster Toner.


A dance concert

A dance concert
Date: Between 1935 and 1943
This photo shows a dance band playing a concert as part of a Works Project Administration recreation program.


African American musicians

African American musicians
Creator: Lawrence, A (Alfred), 19th cent.
Date: Between 1890 and 1919
This photograph, from a glass plate negative, shows a group of African American men holding musical instruments alongside two women and children. Alfred Lawrence's studio was located in Lawrence, Kansas, but the actual location of this photograph is not known.


Anthony Military Band, Anthony, Kansas

Anthony Military Band, Anthony, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1919
Annotated views of the members of the Anthony Military Band of Anthony, Kansas. The band's manager, director, president, and individual members are identified by name at the bottom of the portrait.


Arkansas City Band, Cowley County, Kansas

Arkansas City Band, Cowley County, Kansas
Date: Between 1890 and 1909
This is a formal view of the members of the Arkansas City Band of Arkansas City, Kansas. It appears to be a brass band with two percussion musicians.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's famous passengers

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's famous passengers
Date: Between 1950 and 1959
This black and white photograph shows actor and singer Bing Crosby standing beside two unidentified woman in front of an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company passenger car.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company band member

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company band member
Date: Between 1923 and 1939
These two photographs show a drum major from the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's inter-tribal band. The group organized in 1923 when three Native American musicians performed during a company picnic at the Santa Fe Railroad shops in Winslow, Arizona. Later referred to as the "Santa Fe All Indian Band". Members consisted primarily of employees from the Santa Fe Railroad and representatives from as many as twelve Native American tribes. The band performed at a number of functions across the country including President Dwight Eisenhower's inaugural parade. In 1964, the band disbanded due to the lack of members.


Band, Cheney, Kansas

Band, Cheney, Kansas
Date: Between January 01, 1890 and December 31, 1899
Unidentified band in Cheney, Kansas.


Band, Cheney, Kansas (#2)

Band, Cheney, Kansas (#2)
Date: Between January 01, 1890 and December 31, 1900
Unidentified band in Cheney, Kansas.


Band, Garnett, Kansas

Band, Garnett, Kansas
Date: Between January 01, 1910 and December 31, 1919
Unidentified Band in Garnett, Kansas.


Band, Havensville, Kansas

Band, Havensville, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1919
View of the members of an unidentified band in Havensville, Kansas.


Band, Hays, Kansas

Band, Hays, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1919
This is a photograph of the uniformed members of a band, shown posed on the porch of a home in Hays, Kansas.


Band, Holyrood, Kansas

Band, Holyrood, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1919
A view of members of a band, shown seated with their instruments, on a city street in Holyrood, Kansas. Also visible are spectators, parked automobiles, a utility pole, and buildings and businesses along the city street.


Band, Iola, Kansas

Band, Iola, Kansas
Creator: Gilison, Arthur
Date: Between 1929 and 1939
An informal portrait of the members of a band shown on stage at the Iola theatre in Iola, Kansas. The band is composed of nine women, several of whom are shown with their instruments, and a man shown seated at the piano.


Band, Kansas City, Kansas

Band, Kansas City, Kansas
Date: Between 1939 and 1940
A view of a band performing in Kansas City as part of the Work Progress Administration's Federal Music Project. Also visible is a large stone building immediately behind the band.


Band Members, Volland, Kansas

Band Members, Volland, Kansas
Date: Between January 01, 1900 and December 31, 1919
Unidentified band members at John Adam Kratzer's homestead.


Band, Moreland, Kansas

Band, Moreland, Kansas
Date: Between 1885 and 1905
This is a view of an unidentified band and spectators in Moreland, Kansas.


Band Portrait

Band Portrait
Date: Between 1900 and 1920
An informal portrait of the uniformed members of a large band, two member of which are shown holding horns, at an unidentified location possibly near Holyrood, Kansas.


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