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Band on Piano

Band on Piano

Date: March 24, 1947
Creator: unknown
Description: Negative of the Cecil Browers Cowboy Band posing for a picture at radio station KECK in Odessa, Texas on March 24, 1947. The various band members are wearing Western-style clothes while leaning on a piano.
Contributing Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame
Cecil Brower's Cowboy Band in studio

Cecil Brower's Cowboy Band in studio

Date: March 24, 1947
Creator: unknown
Description: Negative of the Cecil Browers Cowboy Band posing for a picture at radio station KECK in Odessa, Texas on March 24, 1947. The various band members are wearing Western-style clothes while holding their instruments.
Contributing Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame
Man at Piano

Man at Piano

Date: March 24, 1947
Creator: unknown
Description: Negative of a member of the Cecil Browers Cowboy Band posing for a picture at radio station KECK in Odessa, Texas on March 24, 1947. The man is wearing Western-style clothes while sitting at the piano.
Contributing Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame
Band Playing in Studio

Band Playing in Studio

Date: March 24, 1947
Creator: unknown
Description: Negative of the Cecil Browers Cowboy Band posing for a picture at radio station KECK in Odessa, Texas on March 24, 1947. The various band members are wearing Western-style clothes while holding their instruments.
Contributing Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame
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