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Bethany College Messiah Chorus-1905

Bethany College Messiah Chorus-1905
Date: 1905
Bethany College; Messiah Chorus-c1905; Samuel Thornstinberg, Director.


Farewell, Alma Mater

Farewell, Alma Mater
Creator: Harding, Mable E.
Date: 1907
This sheet music titled Farewell, Alma Mater, was composed by Mable E. Harding. Harding was a member of the Harmony Class and Choral Society at Western University, Quindaro, Kansas, and was under the direction of Professor Robert G. Jackson. The cover contains photographs of Mable E. Harding as well as pictures of Ward Hall, Trades' Hall, and Stanley Hall. This instrumental piece won first prize at the Inter-State Literary Society of Kansas and the West, held at St. Joseph, Missouri, in December, 1906. Western University is considered one of the earliest African American schools established west of the Mississippi River. In the early 20th century, it was recognized nationally as one of the best music schools. Among its most famous alumni were several women who were influential music pioneers in the early 20th century, including Eva Jessye. The university closed in 1943 and all of the buildings were razed.


Hesston College chamber choir in Hesston, Kansas

Hesston College chamber choir in Hesston, Kansas
Date: 1970
A photograph and concert program for the chamber choir at Hesston College in Hesston, Kansas. The chamber choir, directed by J. Randall Zercher, was one of two touring choirs representing the college in 1970. Hesston College is the only two-year college affiliated with the Mennonite Church USA. It was founded in 1909 and has an enrollment of approximately 450.


Hutchinson Junior College Band, Hutchinson, Kansas

Hutchinson Junior College Band, Hutchinson, Kansas
Date: 1951
View of the members of the Hutchinson Junior College Band of Hutchinson, Kansas, in an unidentified stadium. Also visible are people in the stadium's media box, and spectators seated on the stadium's bleacher seats.


Kansas State Agricultural College Band, Manhattan, Kansas

Kansas State Agricultural College Band, Manhattan, Kansas
Date: 1890
A view of the members of the Kansas State Agricultural College Band of Manhattan, Kansas.


Kansas State Agricultural College Military Band, Manhattan, Kansas

Kansas State Agricultural College Military Band, Manhattan, Kansas
Creator: Willard H.S & Co., Manhattan, KS
Date: Between 1900 and 1920
A formal view of the members of the Kansas State Agricultural College Military Band of Manhattan, Kansas, standing in formation with their instruments.


Kansas State College Band, Manhattan, Kansas

Kansas State College Band, Manhattan, Kansas
Date: 1952
This is a formal view of the members of the Kansas State College Band of Manhattan, Kansas, seated on stage in an unidentified concert hall at Kansas State College (now the Kansas State University). The band was under the direction of Jean Hedlund, conductor, when this photograph was taken in 1952.


Kansas State Normal College Band, Emporia, Kansas

Kansas State Normal College Band, Emporia, Kansas
Date: Between 1890 and 1900
An informal view of the members of the Kansas State Normal College Band of Emporia, Kansas.


Nocturne

Nocturne
Creator: Andrews, Clyde O.
Date: 1908
This sheet music titled Nocturne was composed by Clyde O. Andrews. He was a student in Harmony Class and the Choral Society at Western University, Quindaro, Kansas and was under the tutelage of Professor Robert G. Jackson, Director of the Music Department. This original composition won first place at the Inter-State Literary Society of Kansas and the West held at Lawrence, Kansas, December, 1907. The music cover contains photographs of Clyde O. Andrews; Ward Hall; Trades' Hall; and Stanley Hall. Western University is considered one of the earliest African American schools established west of the Mississippi River. In the early 20th century, it was recognized nationally as one of the best music schools. Among it's most famous alumni were several women who were influential music pioneers in the early 20th century, including Eva Jessye. The university closed in 1943 and all of the buildings were razed.


O Western U!

O Western U!
Creator: Ross, Albert
Date: 1906
This sheet music, titled O Western U!, a glee song, was composed for Western University, Quindaro, Kansas. The lyrics were written by Professor Albert Ross and the music composed by Professor Robert G. Jackson. The music cover contains photographs of Bishop Abraham Grant, D.D., President of Board of Trustees, Western University; William T. Vernon, A.M., D.D., President of Western University; Ward Hall; Trades' Hall and Stanley Hall. Western University is considered one of the earliest African American schools established west of the Mississippi River. In the early 20th century, it was recognized nationally as one of the best music schools. Among its most famous alumni were several women who were influential music pioneers in the early 20th century, including Eva Jessye. The university closed in 1943 and all of the buildings were razed.


Pence Band baton

Pence Band baton
Date: between 1894 and 1940
This baton belonged to Charles S. Pence, who founded the Pence Band of Shawnee County. The group quickly developed a fine reputation and was in demand in communities throughout the county. Charles's son, Walter Pence, also used the baton as conductor of the band.


Washburn University Marching Band, Topeka, Kansas

Washburn University Marching Band, Topeka, Kansas
Date: Between January 01 1940 and December 31, 1949
The Washburn College Marching Band.


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