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101 Ranch Cowboy Band, Wichita, Kansas

101 Ranch Cowboy Band, Wichita, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1909
A photograph of a parade taken at the intersection of Douglas Avenue and Main Street in Wichita, Kansas. Visible is the float for the 101 Ranch Cowboy Band of Bliss, Oklahoma, as well as the Manhattan Cigar Company store and several other buildings and businesses along the city streets.


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.


161st Field Artillery Band, Emporia, Kansas

161st Field Artillery Band, Emporia, Kansas
Creator: Razac, Olivier
Date: 1927
View of the 161st Field Artillery Band, Kansas National Guard, in Emporia, Kansas. They are posed, possibly, on the steps in front of the Presbyterian Church in Emporia. The man in the back row without uniform is O.M (Mit) Wilhite.


18th Infantry Band, Fort Hays, Kansas

18th Infantry Band, Fort Hays, Kansas
Date: 1886
This is a view of the members of the 18th Infantry Band at Fort Hays, Kansas. Fort Hays was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1971.


1st Infantry Division Band in Saudi Arabia

1st Infantry Division Band in Saudi Arabia
Date: 1991
View of members of the 1st Infantry Division Band, who formed a rock and roll band to entertain the troops while stationed in Saudi Arabia.


1st Infantry Division Band in Saudi Arabia

1st Infantry Division Band in Saudi Arabia
Date: 1991
View of members of the 1st Infantry Division Band, who formed a rock and roll band to entertain the troops while stationed in Saudi Arabia.


1st Infantry Division Band in Saudi Arabia

1st Infantry Division Band in Saudi Arabia
Date: 1991
View of members of the 1st Infantry Division Band, who formed a rock and roll band to entertain the troops while stationed in Saudi Arabia.


1st Infantry Division Band in Saudi Arabia

1st Infantry Division Band in Saudi Arabia
Date: 1991
View of members of the 1st Infantry Division Band, who formed a rock and roll band to entertain the troops while stationed in Saudi Arabia.


1st Regimental Band, Hiawatha, Kansas

1st Regimental Band, Hiawatha, Kansas
Date: Between 1890 and 1899
This is a view of the members of the First Regimental Band of Hiawatha, Kansas, sometime during the 1890s.


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).


20th Kansas Volunteer Infantry's homecoming parade, Lawrence, Kansas

20th Kansas Volunteer Infantry's homecoming parade, Lawrence, Kansas
Date: 1899
View of a parade in Lawrence, Kansas, honoring the homecoming of the 20th Kansas Volunteer Infantry from the Philippines after the Spanish-American War. Visible are a marching band, crowds of spectators, buildings decorated with bunting, men on horses, utility poles and power lines, and American flags suspended on wires above the main and side streets.


22nd Kansas Volunteer Band, Camp Alger, Virginia

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


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.


353rd Infantry Band, Camp Funston, Kansas

353rd Infantry Band, Camp Funston, Kansas
Date: Between 1910 and 1919
This is a view, taken from behind, of the 353rd Infantry, 89th Division, All Kansas Band, performing in front of the YMCA Auditorium building at Camp Funston, Kansas. Visible are the band, its audience, and camp buildings.


353rd Infantry Band, Camp Funston, Kansas

353rd Infantry Band, Camp Funston, Kansas
Date: Between 1910 and 1919
This is a formal view of the members of the 353rd Infantry, 89th Division, All Kansas Band seated in the Y.M.C.A. Auditorium building at Camp Funston, Kansas.


353rd Infantry Band at Camp Funston, Kansas

353rd Infantry Band at Camp Funston, Kansas
Date: Between 1910 and 1919
This is a photograph of the members of the 353rd Infantry, 89th Division, All Kansas Band posed in the Y.M.C.A. Auditorium building at Camp Funston, Kansas.


4th Cavalry musician with helicon at Fort Riley, Kansas

4th Cavalry musician with helicon at Fort Riley, Kansas
Date: Possibly between 1864 and 1884
This is a photo of a 4th Cavalry musician, holding a helicon (a predecessor of the sousaphone), at Fort Riley, Kansas.


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.


Activity Therapy at the Menninger Clinic in Topeka, Kansas

Activity Therapy at the Menninger Clinic in Topeka, Kansas
Date: January 1985
These two photographs illustrate some of the therapists and instruments used in music therapy. Lane Chazdon is with his guitar and Ken Dugan is playing the hammer dulcimer. 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.


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.


Albert Shutt

Albert Shutt
Creator: Rembrandt Studio
Date: 1947
Here are two photographs of Albert Shutt (1877-1963). Born in Greensburg, Pennsylvania to Simon and Catherine Shutt, the family moved to Kansas near Beloit in 1879. Albert Shutt, moved to the Oakland area of Topeka in 1891 where he began teaching music several years later from 1901 to November 1962. Albert started the "Shutt Banjo" band with instruments made by himself and were the first band to play over WIBW radio. As a well-known musician and composer, Shutt's composition "Allegiance" debuted by the Marshall's Band at the 1930 Memorial Day parade and was later played by the Army, Navy and Marine Bands in Washington, D. C. "Allegiance" went on to be the chorus for the WIBW radio for 14 years. Among his 28 published compositions, "Kansas, We're Proud of You" became a representation for the Kansas State House of Representatives and printed in the Kansas State Directory. Shutt married Myrtle Elinor Cooper on December 23, 1903, and they had a daughter and two sons. Albert died September 4, 1963 and is buried at Penwell-Gabel Cemetery and Mausoleum in Topeka, Kansas.


Alfred M. Landon's Notification Day Parade, Topeka, Kansas

Alfred M. Landon's Notification Day Parade, Topeka, Kansas
Date: July 23, 1936
View of an Independence, Kansas marching band. The band was performing in Kansas Governor Alfred M. Landon's Notification Day Parade in celebration of the notification of his nomination to run as the Republican party's candidate in the 1936 presidential election. Landon was defeated in November by a landslide vote for incumbent Franklin D. Roosevelt.


Alfred M. Landon's Notification Day Parade, Topeka, Kansas

Alfred M. Landon's Notification Day Parade, Topeka, Kansas
Date: July 23, 1936
View of an Independence, Kansas marching band. The band was performing in Kansas Governor Alfred M. Landon's Notification Day Parade in celebration of the notification of his nomination to run as the Republican party's candidate in the 1936 presidential election. Landon was defeated in November by a landslide vote for incumbent Franklin D. Roosevelt.


Alfred M. Landon's Notification Day parade, Topeka, Kansas

Alfred M. Landon's Notification Day parade, Topeka, Kansas
Date: July 23, 1936
A view of the Coffeyville Tornado Drum Corps, a women's ensemble, in Kansas Governor Alfred M. Landon's Notification Day parade on July 23, 1936, in Topeka, Kansas. The parade was celebrating Kansas Governor Alfred M. Landon's notification of his nomination to run as the Republican Party's candidate in the 1936 presidential election. Landon was defeated in November by a landslide vote for incumbent Franklin D. Roosevelt.


Alta Vista Cornet Band from Alta Vista, Kansas

Alta Vista Cornet Band from Alta Vista, Kansas
Date: May 15, 1898
A photograph of the Alta Vista Cornet Band from Alta Vista, Kansas. People in the photograph are: lower row (left to right) Andrew Turney, Charles Chitty, Pearl Thomas, Martin Biglin, Herman Webber, Ottis Turney; middle row (left to right) John Wilds, Joe Syring, Harry Christenson, Union Thomas; upper row (left to right) George Turney, Will Karnisky, Bret Hull, Sam Scott, and Milt Bond.


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