Kansas MemoryKansas Memory

Kansas Historical SocietyKansas Historical Society

-

Log In

Username:

Password:

After login, go to:

Register
Forgot Username?
Forgot Password?

Browse Users
Contact us

-

Martha Farnsworth

-

Podcast Archive

Governor Mike Hayden Interview
Details
Listen Now
Subscribe - iTunesSubscribe - RSS

More podcasts

-

Popular Item

undated 1977 (Box 49, Folder 4)

-

Random Item

Mulberry, Crawford County, Kansas Mulberry, Crawford County, Kansas

-

Site Statistics

Total images: 597,320
Bookbag items: 35,871
Registered users: 10,935

-

About

Kansas Memory has been created by the Kansas State Historical Society to share its historical collections via the Internet. Read more.

-

Syndication

Matching items: 8

Category Filters

Community Life - Arts and Entertainment - Music - Musical instruments - Violin

Search within these results


       

Search Tips

Start Over | RSS Feed RSS Feed

View: Image Only | Title Only | Detailed
Sort by: TitleSort by Title, Ascending | Date | Creator | Newest

Showing 1 - 8 of 8 (results per page: 10 | 25 | 50)


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.


Dancers and musicians, Abbott's Hall, De Soto, Kansas

Dancers and musicians, Abbott's Hall, De Soto, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1920
This photograph shows a group portrait of dancers and musicians in Abbot's Hall in De Soto, Kansas. Built in 1865 by Major James B. Abbott, Abbott's Hall it was located at 83rd street and Peoria in De Soto, Kansas.


Lawrence Guitar and Mandolin Club

Lawrence Guitar and Mandolin Club
Date: Between 1890 and 1910
A portrait of the members of the Lawrence Guitar and Mandolin Club of, possibly, Lawrence, Kansas.


Scenes from Sherman County, Kansas

Scenes from Sherman County, Kansas
Date: 1900-1930
Multiple scenes of Sherman County, Kansas. The photograph of the Gray Front Hotel dining room shows Anna Neu behind the counter, and Maude Neu and Jospehine Neu.


Teresa Cuevas

Teresa Cuevas
Date: Between 1980 and 1989
Here are several photographs of violinist Teresa Cuevas. She was born on April 20, 1920, in Topeka, Kansas. She formed the first all-female mariachi band in the United States, named Mariachi Estrella. The original members included Connie Alcala, Delores Galvan, Teresa Cuevas, Rachel Galvan, and Linda Scurlock. The black and white photographs were taken during the Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program, developed in the 1980s by the Kansas Historical Society and the Kansas Arts Commission with funding by the National Endowment for the Arts. The color photographs were taken at the 1986 Kansas Folklife Festival and a 1989 folk art exhibit opening at the Kansas capitol building in Topeka, Kansas. Tereas Cuevas passed away on December 12, 2013.


Unidentified girl

Unidentified girl
Creator: Lawrence Studio
Date: Between 1920 and 1930
These photographs from a nitrate negative show two portraits of a young girl dressed in a ruffly white dress holding a violin.


Violin

Violin
Date: between 1820 and 1850
Violin with spruce belly and maple back and ribs, made by Wurlitzer. The bridge was replaced in the 1890s. Originally owned by James Limerick, who brought the instrument to Kansas Territory in 1855. The violin later was given to James Darnell. The Limerick and Darnell families became friends en route to Kansas, on the banks of the Grand River in Missouri. Limerick played Irish fiddle tunes around the campfire at night.


Woman musicians

Woman musicians
Creator: Lawrence Studio
Date: Between 1900 and 1919
This black and white photograph from a glass plate negative shows three young women with musical instruments--a harp, flute and violin. On the back of the photograph, "Gorsuch lived 600 block R.I." is written.


Showing 1 - 8

Copyright © 2007-2019 - Kansas Historical Society - Contact Us
This website was developed in part with funding provided by the Information Network of Kansas.