Twenty-sixth Infantry Band now at Texas City

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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."

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

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Higby 1913 - 1915.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2006 and was provided by Moore Memorial Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 71 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Moore Memorial Public Library

The Moore Memorial Public Library materials include local history materials selected for the grant Rescuing Texas History through the Digitization of At-Risk Photographs and Maps. Images include photographs of the 1st Aero Squadron in Texas City from 1913-15, and of the Texas City Disaster of 1947.

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  • Main Title: Twenty-sixth Infantry Band now at Texas City
  • Added Title: 26th 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."

Physical Description

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

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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 ..."

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Rescuing Texas History, 2006

Rescuing Texas History through the Digitization of At-risk Photographs and Maps, 2006, presents local history materials from eleven partners: the Clay County Historical Society, Genevieve Miller Public Library, the Palestine Public Library, the Laredo Public Library, the Archives of the Big Bend at Sul Ross State University, the Moore Memorial Public Library, UT Pan-American, the Clark Hotel Museum, the Austin Public Library, and Concordia University at Austin. Funding is provided by the Summerlee Foundation of Dallas.

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  • 1913 - 1915

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  • 1913 - 1915

Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • April 13, 2006, 10:36 a.m.

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  • Sept. 21, 2006, 3:37 p.m.

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Higby. Twenty-sixth Infantry Band now at Texas City, photograph, 1913 - 1915; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth11549/: accessed July 30, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Moore Memorial Public Library.