Indianola NE Historical Society

preserving the history of our town…

Band Pictures

It was important that every town have a band in those days.

Picture below: 1890 Indianola Band. Below L. to R. – Marten Anderson, Frances Mather, George Sheppard, Charles Manly Goben, William Hotze, Ben Mather, George Hill, James Mather, Allen Young, Otto Grass, William Wadsworth and George Shaw.

1890 The first uniform band in Indianola.

1890 The first uniform band in Indianola.

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Picture below: 1904 Indianola Band below. L. to R. Top Row. Austin Gansby, Ray Anderson, Alfred Randelll, Walt Smith, Abe Dow, _____ Verring and John Baldwon.
Second Row. Harry Counter, Pat Anderson, Leon Russell and Fred Dow.
Third Row. Howard Jarvis and Gilbert Rankin.
Fourth Row. E.V. Allen, Warren Anderson, Chester Strokey and Frank Neil.
Fifth Row. Martin Anderson, Merle Powell, Jack Harrison, Bill Herrmann, Bert Roar, Joe Reither and Kenneth Smith.

1904 Indianola Cornet Band (as printed on drum)

1904 Indianola Cornet Band (as printed on drum)

1904 Indianola Clornet Band up close.

1904 Indianola Clornet Band up close.

Picture below: 1906 Indianola and Cambridge Band below.
L. to R. – C.E. Gilbert, Emory Marshall, Sidney Johnson, Walter Smith, Fred Dow, Clint John, Ray Anderson, Joe Reiter, George Shepard, Merle Powell and Warren Anderson.

Indianola & Cambridge Brass Bands 1906 in Cambridge City Part at a G.A.R. reunion.

Indianola & Cambridge Brass Bands 1906 in Cambridge City Part at a G.A.R. reunion.

Danbury Band

Danbury Band

McCook Band

McCook Band

Indianola High School Band

Indianola High School Band

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