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[Johnny Velasquez and his Valley Serenaders]

Description: Photograph of a musical group, Johnny Velasquez and his Valley Serenaders, on stage. Three men on saxophone, one man on drums, one man on trumpet, one man on bass and one man on piano.
Date: 195u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Los Panchos, musical group]

Description: Photograph of musical group, Los Panchoes, in a bar. The trio stand along the bar, with three other men and two bar employees visible behind them.
Date: 1949
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Parade, Drum major; Parade, Band

Description: Copy negative of 2 images from a city parade on Cypress Street, in Abilene, TX. In image a the band leader is walking backwards and guiding the band. A few feet behind him the band follows. Cars are lined on the side of the street and buildings are visible in the background. Image b is of members of the band marching down the street. The trombone and saxophone are two of the visible instruments.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

People with Cameras and Lights

Description: Copy negative of the McMurry Band preparing to be filmed by a television station in Dallas. Band members sit in front of music stands and hold their instruments. There is a camera man looking into a camera and two people talking while the conductor sifts through sheet music. There are 'no smoking' signs hung throughout the DRLD-T.V. studio.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

"Living Band"

Description: Copy negative of Abilene High School's "living band". There are ten students playing instruments and one woman sitting in a black dress on the stage. Stage decorations include screens with music notes on them and stars on the back wall. Members of the band are playing various instruments included the piano, drums, bass, trombones and clarinets.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Skit

Description: Copy negative of an audience viewing a skit at the McMurry Band Banquet. There are themed decorations throughout the building including a giraffe and bamboo. There are stairs that lead to another level in the building.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Man and Woman Standing Together

Description: Copy negative of two unknown people, one male and one female, attending the McMurry Band Banquet. The female is wearing a long light colored dress with puffy sleeves. The male is wearing a three button suit with a striped tie. They are surrounded with themed decorations including bamboo and flowers. There are also music stands, microphones, and various instruments.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Photograph of Our Lady of Guadalupe band]

Description: Photograph of Our Lady of Guadalupe band. This band was played in 1930 at Jamarino in Magnolia Park at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church. Top row, from left to right: Jose Arazia ; unidentified ; Jesus M. Rodriquez ; Jose Rodriquez ; unidentified ; unidentified ; Isabel Leon ; Aqupito Alvarado ; Jose Hernandez ; unidentified. Bottom row, from left to right: unidentified ; Ramon Paramo ; Ramon Hernandez ; unidentified ; Jose Carmona ; unidentified ; unidentified ; unidentified ; unidentified boy (sitting down).
Date: 1930
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Young musicians on stage]

Description: Photograph of three young musicians on stage with their instruments. From left to right: a boy with a banjo ; a girl with a xylophone ; a girl with a guitar.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Shiner Hobo Band]

Description: Photograph of the Shiner Hobo Band performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Three men stand on stage playing instruments in front of a white wall. The men on the left and right wear hats with "Shiner Hobo Band" printed on them. The man in the middle is wearing a mask and suspenders that say "Lone Star". Other musical equipment and people are visible behind them.
Date: [1999-08-05..1999-08-08]
Creator: Howard, Laura
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Shiner Hobo Band]

Description: Photograph of the Shiner Hobo Band performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Two men playing accordions sit in the front row wearing hats that say "[Shiner] Hobo B[and]". Other members of the band and musicals instruments and equipment are visible in the background. Displayed in the wall behind the band is a "Miller [Lite]" logo.
Date: [1999-08-05..1999-08-08]
Creator: Howard, Laura
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Shiner Hobo Band]

Description: Photograph of the Shiner Hobo Band performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The band member in the middle wears a hat decorated with a printed "[Shiner] Hobo Band" logo. Three members of the band stand playing saxophones in front of folding chairs, other instruments, and a white wall in the background.
Date: [1999-08-05..1999-08-08]
Creator: Howard, Laura
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Lyndon B. Johnson Day in Abilene

Description: Photograph of many unidentified people attending Lyndon B. Johnson Day at the Abilene Municipal Airport in Texas. Many of the people hold signs supporting John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson for President and Vice President. Two cars from news stations are visible. A marching band plays in the background. Abilene Aviation Co. hangars are visible in the background.
Date: 1960
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Jesse Gonzalez to John J. Herrera - 1950-08]

Description: Letter from Jesse Gonzalez to John J. Herrera, dated in pencil as August, 1950. This letter contains publicity information about Gonzalez's dance band.
Date: August 1950
Creator: Gonzalez, Jesse
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Photograph of Moon Mullican's Band]

Description: Photograph of Moon Mullican (at piano) and his band performing. He's wearing a suit and cowboy hat, while his band members are wearing cowboy hats and western style clothing.
Date: 1945~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of Jesse James and His Boys and Cactus Pryor]

Description: Photograph of the band Jesse James and His Boys eating outside with Cactus Pryor (right in tie). The reverse side of the photo has writing that names the band members Hub Sutter (wearing glasses) and Harold Honer (pianist).
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of Moon Mullican's Band Performing]

Description: Photograph of Moon Mullican's band performing at a party. Mullican is to the right at a piano, with the rest of his band members to the left playing guitars, a mandolin, and a bass. Party attendees are dancing in front of the stage.
Date: 1945~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of Moon Mullican and His Band]

Description: Photograph of Moon Mullican and his band positng outside. Mullican is standing in front a tree and playing an acoustic guitar. Two men are on either side of Mullican, and five men are kneeling in front of Mullican. All are wearing similar cowboy style attire.
Date: 1945~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of Moon Mullican and His Band]

Description: Photograph of Moon Mullican's band performing at a party. Mullican is to the right at a piano, with the rest of his band members to the left playing guitars, a mandolin, and a bass.
Date: 1945~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of Moon Mullican and His Band]

Description: Photograph of Moon Mullican sitting with his band. Mullican is sitting against a tree and holding an acoustic guitar. Four men sit to the left, three sit to the right, and everyone is wearing similar cowboy style attire.
Date: 1945~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast