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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.


Alta Vista Cornet Band in Council Grove, Kansas

Alta Vista Cornet Band in Council Grove, Kansas
Date: September 29, 1899
A photograph of the Alta Vista Cornet Band in Council Grove, Kansas. People in the photograph are: standing (left to right) Martin Biglin, Gus Webber, George Turney, Bret Hull, Will Karnicky, Hala Bond-Baugh, Charles Chitty, Rachel Thomas, Robert Webber, Min Biglin-Jacobs, Ralph Hull, Milt Bond, Paul Johnson, Prof. Hull; and sitting (left to right) Union Thomas, Pearl Thomas, John Wild, Andrew Turney, Ottis Turney, and Herman Webber.


Audrey Herron with percussion instruments in Cimarron, Kansas

Audrey Herron with percussion instruments in Cimarron, Kansas
Date: Between 1945 and 1950
In this photograph, Audrey Herron is dressed in a band uniform and posed with percussion instruments (tympani, bell lyre, and cymbals) in Cimarron, Kansas.


Band, Volland, Kansas

Band, Volland, Kansas
Creator: Kratzer, Otto
Date: Between 1910 and 1919
This is a photograph of a band comprised of a group of men with brass instruments and drums seated in a pasture in Volland, Kansas. The conductor, with a clarinet, is Ferdinand Herrmann of Alma, Kansas. Also see Kansas Memory unit 100552.


Band in Liederkranz Park, Alma, Kansas

Band in Liederkranz Park, Alma, Kansas
Date: 1886
Photograph of fifteen members of a band are seen here at a performance at Liederkranz Park located just outside the west edge of Alma, Kansas.


Beatrice American Legion Drum and Bugle Corps in Marysville, Kansas

Beatrice American Legion Drum and Bugle Corps in Marysville, Kansas
Date: 1930
This is a photograph showing the Beatrice American Legion Drum and Bugle Corps possibly performing in a Labor Day parade in Marysville, Kansas.


Drum and Bugle Corps from Ottawa, Kansas

Drum and Bugle Corps from Ottawa, Kansas
Date: 1933
Two photographs of a drum and bugle corps from Ottawa, Kansas performing at a National Legion Convention event at Soldier Stadium in Chicago, Illinois.


Ft. Riley Fourth Cavalry Band

Ft. Riley Fourth Cavalry Band
Date: Between between 1880 and 1890
A black and white photo of the Ft. Riley Fourth Cavalry Band standing informal with their instruments


Ft. Riley Sixth Calvary Band

Ft. Riley Sixth Calvary Band
Date: 1990s or 1910s
A black and white photo taken from the book "Picturesque Fort Riley", depicts members of the Sixth Cavalry band of Fort Riley, Kansas.


Garden City Foulk's Cornet Band

Garden City Foulk's Cornet Band
Date: 1900s or 1910s
A photograph of Foulk's Cornet Band of Garden City, Kansas. The group photo shows band members in uniform holding brass and wind instruments and drums.


Kansas State Lion's Club convention

Kansas State Lion's Club convention
Date: 1927
This silent film documents the Kansas State Lions Club convention in Independence, Kansas. The film includes club members; scenes from Independence; a brass band and fife and drum corps; a swimming and diving pool; a beauty contest; a Boy Scouts of America band from El Dorado, Kansas; a fashion show; and footage of actress Vivian Vance.


L. W. Halbe collection

L. W. Halbe collection
Creator: Halbe, L. W. (Leslie Winfield), 1893-1981
Date: 1908-1912
The L. W. (Leslie Winfield) Halbe photo collection consists of 1500 glass plate negatives produced by Halbe during his teenage years. Halbe lived in Dorrance, Russell County, Kansas, and began taking photographs of the region with an inexpensive Sears and Roebuck camera when he was fifteen years old.


Ladies' Ideal Band of Bethany photograph

Ladies' Ideal Band of Bethany photograph
Creator: Kansas City View Co.
Date: Unknown
This photograph represents the Ladies' Ideal Band of Bethany, riding in a horse-drawn wagon in MIssouri. The banner adorning the wagon reads, "Tourist Coffee M. & J. Blend." The women band members hold brass instruments and drums.


Little River Band in Little River, Kansas

Little River Band in Little River, Kansas
Creator: Baxter, M. D.
Date: Between 1905 and 1910
This is a photograph showing members of the Little River Band in Little River, Kansas.


Major George Mallonee and his drum corps at the State Soldiers Home at Fort Dodge, Kansas

Major George Mallonee and his drum corps at the State Soldiers Home at Fort Dodge, Kansas
Date: 1906
This is a photograph of Major George Mallonee and his family drum corps at the State Soldiers Home at Fort Dodge, Kansas. He had 18 children and they were all musicians.


Major George Mallonee and his drum corps at the State Soldiers Home at Fort Dodge, Kansas

Major George Mallonee and his drum corps at the State Soldiers Home at Fort Dodge, Kansas
Date: 1906
This is a photograph showing Major George Mallonee and his family drum corps at the State Soldiers Home at Fort Dodge, Kansas. George had eighteen children and all of them were musicians. He served in Co. H, 52nd Ohio Infantry Volunteers during the Civil War.


Marian McPartland and Todd Strait

Marian McPartland and Todd Strait
Date: Between 1984 and 1985
This is a photograph of Marian McPartland, well known jazz pianist and Todd Strait, jazz drummer. Strait grew up in Topeka, Kansas, and attended Seaman High School where he started playing the drums and became interested in jazz music. He entered the Slingerland-Bellson National Drum Contest at age 17 and completed the final round in Las Vegas, Nevada, in second place. After graduating from Seaman High School, he moved to Bridgeport, Connecticut, where he studied at the University of Bridgeport with Ed Soph as part of a scholarship awarded through the contest. Todd joined Marian McPartland's Trio from 1982-1989, was also a member of Tal Farlow's trio and Barney Kessel's trio throughout the 80's as well as free lancing throughout New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New Jersey. Todd enjoyed a short three month stint with Woody Herman's Thundering Herd in 1986. Returning to Kansas City in late 1989, he spent the 90's performing, recording, and traveling nationally and internationally with Kevin Mahogany (1995-2000), Eldar (1999-2010), and Karrin Allyson (1991-2014). He frequently returns to KC to play and record with Bob Bowman, Danny Embrey, Rod Fleeman, and Paul Smith.


Osage Drummer Boy

Osage Drummer Boy
Date: Between 1880s and 1890s
This cabinet card shows an Osage Indian boy standing beside his musical drum.


Philharmonic band in Newbury, Kansas

Philharmonic band in Newbury, Kansas
Creator: Palenske, Louis F., 1858-1943
Date: 1883
Photograph showing members of the philharmonic band from Newbury, Kansas, standing outside an unidentified building. The band was organized on October 1, 1883 by Father Hundhausen. Members are identified as (back row, left to right) Leo Hund, Frank Muckenthaler, Frank Breitenstem, Albert Muckenthaler, John P. Zellers, William Glotzbach, Joe Glotzbach, Moritz Guth, Ferdinand Herman (director), Fred Zeferjohn, and John Mock; (front row, left to right) Joe Muckenthaler, Jim Mock, Charles Glotzbach, Martin Muckenthaler, Valentine Mock, Leopold Muckenthaler, and Bill Mock.


Smith Center Boys Band, Smith Center, Kansas

Smith Center Boys Band, Smith Center, Kansas
Date: 1872
This studio portrait shows members of the Smith Center Boys Band in Smith Center, Kansas. Albert T. Reid, who later became a well-known political cartoonist in Topeka, Kansas, is pictured. He is standing second from the left.


Todd Strait

Todd Strait
Date: Between 1968 and 1970
This is a photograph of Todd Strait as a young boy. He grew up in northeast Shawnee County Kansas, and attended Seaman High School where he started playing the drums and became interested in jazz music. He entered the Slingerland-Bellson National Drum Contest at age 17 and completed the final round in Las Vegas, Nevada, in second place. After graduating from Seaman High School, he moved to Bridgeport, Connecticut, where he studied at the University of Bridgeport with Ed Soph as part of a scholarship awarded through the contest. Todd joined Marian McPartland's Trio from 1982-1989, also was a member of Tal Farlow's trio and Barney Kessel's trio throughout the '80s as well as free lancing throughout New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New Jersey. Todd enjoyed a short 3 month stint with Woody Herman's Thundering Herd in 1986. Returning to Kansas City in late 1989, he spent the 90's performing, recording, and traveling nationally and internationally with Kevin Mahogany (1995-2000), Eldar (1999-2010), and Karrin Allyson (1991-2014). He frequently returns to KC to play and record with Bob Bowman, Danny Embrey, Rod Fleeman, Paul Smith, etc.


Todd Strait's scrapbooks

Todd Strait's scrapbooks
Creator: Strait, Todd
Date: 1979-2013
Selected materials from two scrapbooks compiled by Todd Strait, a jazz drummer from Topeka, Kansas. Strait grew up in northeast Shawnee County, Kansas, and attended Seaman High School where he started playing the drums and became interested in jazz music. He entered the Slingerland-Bellson National Drum Contest at age 17 and completed the final round in Las Vegas, Nevada, in second place. After graduating from Seaman High School, he moved to Bridgeport, Connecticut, where he studied at the University of Bridgeport with Ed Soph as part of a scholarship awarded through the contest. Todd joined Marian McPartland's Trio from 1982-1989, also was a member of Tal Farlow's trio and Barney Kessel's trio throughout the '80s as well as free lancing throughout New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New Jersey. Todd enjoyed a short 3 month stint with Woody Herman's Thundering Herd in 1986. Returning to Kansas City in late 1989, he spent the 90's performing, recording, and traveling nationally and internationally with Kevin Mahogany (1995-2000), Eldar (1999-2010), and Karrin Allyson (1991-2014). He frequently returns to KC to play and record with Bob Bowman, Danny Embrey, Rod Fleeman, Paul Smith, etc.


Todd Strait conducting a workshop at the Clay Center Community High School in Clay Center, Kansas

Todd Strait conducting a workshop at the Clay Center Community High School in Clay Center, Kansas
Date: 1997
Here are six photographs showing Todd Strait conducting a drum clinic at the Clay Center Community High School in Clay Center, Kansas. Strait grew up in northeast Shawnee County, Kansas, and attended Seaman High School where he started playing the drums and became interested in jazz music. He entered the Slingerland-Bellson National Drum Contest at age 17 and completed the final round in Las Vegas, Nevada, in second place. After graduating from Seaman High School, he moved to Bridgeport, Connecticut, where he studied at the University of Bridgeport with Ed Soph as part of a scholarship awarded through the contest. Todd joined Marian McPartland's Trio from 1982-1989, also was a member of Tal Farlow's trio and Barney Kessel's trio throughout the '80s as well as free lancing throughout New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New Jersey. Todd enjoyed a short 3 month stint with Woody Herman's Thundering Herd in 1986. Returning to Kansas City in late 1989, he spent the 90's performing, recording, and traveling nationally and internationally with Kevin Mahogany (1995-2000), Eldar (1999-2010), and Karrin Allyson (1991-2014). He frequently returns to KC to play and record with Bob Bowman, Danny Embrey, Rod Fleeman, Paul Smith, etc.


Two men on a stage, Rossville, Kansas

Two men on a stage, Rossville, Kansas
Date: Between 1950 and 1970
Herman Spacek (left) and an unidentified man on a stage on Main Street in Rossville, Kansas. This photograph is provided through a pilot project to host unique cultural heritage materials from local libraries on Kansas Memory and was accomplished by mutual agreement between the Northeast Kansas Library System, the Rossville Community Library, and the Kansas Historical Society.


Warren Black Post No. 60 drum and bugle corps in Ottawa, Kansas

Warren Black Post No. 60 drum and bugle corps in Ottawa, Kansas
Date: Between 1920 and 1929
This is a photograph showing the Warren Black Post No. 60 drum & bugle corps posed in front of the Franklin County courthouse in Ottawa, Kansas.


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