Hillsboro Band (Men's), 1895


Hillsboro Band (Men's), 1895


Portrait of band members, all men, in uniform, standing on a grassy yard in front of a brick wall with arched windows set in decorative stone frames. Their uniforms are dark, long-sleeved, with light stripes down the pants' legs and with five braided frog fasteners across the front, as well as decorative braid on the sleeves. Instruments are mostly brass, trumpets, tubas, trombones, cornets, etc, with two drums (bass and snare) and a clarinet and a flute. In the background, a small boy leans against the foundation of the building. Photo is on dark cardstock, with '[Chure]hley & Hargrave, headquarters Kelso, Washington' printed on the bottom. 'Hillsboro Band 1895' is printed in black ink across the top of the cardstock, and 'Hillsboro Band' is written in pencil in cursive on the bottom.
1. Bruce Wilkes, 2. W.W. McKinney, 3. Dr. C.B. Brown, 4. Cal Jack Jr., 5. Max Crandall, 6. Cecil Humphreys, 7. Len Whitcomb, 8. Benton Bowman, 9. [?] Spooner. Seated 10. William Wall, 11. E.L. McCormick, 12. Chas. Lamkin, 13. Sleger, 14. Frank Williams, 15. Holmes Chad tailor shop). 16. Boy back against building is Ward Downs. Return to Argus.

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