[First Presbyterian Church Orchestra]

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Copy negative of the First Presbyterian Church orchestra outside the entrance of the church. A piano and the pianist, Jewel Newton Brown, occupy the center of the photograph, and three members of the orchestra are seated on either side of it. On the left, a woman holding a violin is seated between a man holding a violin and a man holding a clarinet. A woman sits to the immediate right of the piano. Next to her is a man holding a horn, and the man next to him holds an upright bass. A baritone horn sits atop the piano.

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1 photograph : negative, b&w ; 35 mm.

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Cherokee County Historical Society December 5, 1987.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Cherokee County Historical Commission Photograph Collection and was provided by Cherokee County Historical Commission to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 28 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Description

Copy negative of the First Presbyterian Church orchestra outside the entrance of the church. A piano and the pianist, Jewel Newton Brown, occupy the center of the photograph, and three members of the orchestra are seated on either side of it. On the left, a woman holding a violin is seated between a man holding a violin and a man holding a clarinet. A woman sits to the immediate right of the piano. Next to her is a man holding a horn, and the man next to him holds an upright bass. A baritone horn sits atop the piano.

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1 photograph : negative, b&w ; 35 mm.

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"Description of Photo: First Presbyterian Church orchestra. Church had an orchestra many years in earlier days. Membership varied as membership of church varied. Orchestra played for Sunday School, special occasions, gave frequent concerts to raise money for various causes - church and civic. Mrs. J. L. Brown (nee Jewel Newton, pianist-organist for the church many years and Jacksonville music teacher) is second from left. Note that the pianist apparently also played baritone horn, which is atop piano. Identity of others unknown."

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Cherokee County Historical Commission Photograph Collection

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  • December 5, 1987

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  • Nov. 19, 2013, 1:02 p.m.

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Cherokee County Historical Society. [First Presbyterian Church Orchestra], photograph, December 5, 1987; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth354364/: accessed December 4, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Cherokee County Historical Commission.