Twenty-sixth Infantry Band now at Texas City

Description:

Twenty three soldiers in uniform stand in two rows in a semicircle holding brass and woodwind musical instruments. Metal music stands are arranged in front of the soldiers. Another soldier stands facing the camera in front of a music stand while holding a musical conductor's baton in one hand. Wording on photo front :"26t Inf. Band. Texas City Higby Photo."

Creator(s): Higby
Location(s): United States - Texas - Galveston County - Texas City
Creation Date: 1913 - 1915  
Partner(s):
Moore Memorial Public Library
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2006
Usage:
Total Uses: 55
Past 30 days: 1
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1913 - 1915
  • Digitized: April 12, 2006
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Galveston County - Texas City
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
From 1913 to 1915
Description:

Twenty three soldiers in uniform stand in two rows in a semicircle holding brass and woodwind musical instruments. Metal music stands are arranged in front of the soldiers. Another soldier stands facing the camera in front of a music stand while holding a musical conductor's baton in one hand. Wording on photo front :"26t Inf. Band. Texas City Higby Photo."

Note:

Print in collection apparently reproduced from some other printed work. Above the photo is the heading "State Topics." Underneath the photo is a short text article, about half of which is unreadable. Wording that can be determined is: ".... railway will be con-....double tracking...........the last.......expected...ton Bay, marks a new era in the development of Texas City. For on the day that former President Taft signed the rivers and harbors bill carrying the item announcement was made that the Texas City Transportation Company would... will carry the ....in to the government... tenance expect... years, more ..."

Physical Description:

1 photographic print : b&w ; 3.5 x 9.5 in.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Texas City Army Camp, 1913-1915
Added Title: 26th Infantry Band now at Texas City
Partner:
Moore Memorial Public Library
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2006
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: loose_photo_02
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth11549
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public