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Simmons University, Abilene, Texas Cowboy Band 1927-28

Simmons University, Abilene, Texas Cowboy Band 1927-28

Simmons University Cowboy Band 1927-28

Simmons University, now Hardin Simmons University, Abilene, Texas.

Band Members:

D. O. Wiley, Director; Y. P. Kuhn, Drum Major; G. B. Sandefer, Manager; Frank R. Rainwater, Asst. Director; Byron Pollock, Publicity Manager; Wayland Cox, Secretary

Cornets - Roy Reeves, Byron Kidwell, J. W. Thomas, Roy Weatherby, Richard Walker, Emmett Howard, E. V. Lancaster, John A. Hutchison, Ray Fesmire, Jack Roberts, Frank Homesley

Trombones - Robert Tietze, Wallace Wimberly, Claude Wilson, Cleo Hazel, Alden Sanders

Clarinets - H. A. Anderson, Ray Sims, Elmo Lowe, Clyde Rowe, Robert Malone, T. A. Smith, Francis Fry, Charles Bailey, Paul Hilsman, Wayland Cox, DeWitt Black, Adrian Crumpler, William Bartlett, Harold Owen

Percussion - Otha Hillyard, Harry Hayes, Myron Corbin, Estell Patterson

Flute - William Corder

Horns - Moody Logan, Hines Sims, Frances Stultz, Cleve Blackyard, Harold Voss

Saxophones - Bob Whipkey, Elmer Spears, Charles Logsdon, Joe McCluskey, Howard Farmer, Louis Bailey, Elie Lam

Basses - R. E. Simpson, Ray Garrett

Baritones - Knox Kelly, Opie Clark, Charles Dyer

Photo from the 1928 Bronco, yearbook of Simmons University, Abilene, Texas.

Simmons University Cowboy Band meeting Mrs. Herbert Hoover 1929

Simmons University Cowboy Band meeting Mrs. Herbert Hoover 1929

The Cowboy Band from Simmons University (now Hardin-Simmons University), Abilene, TX, meeting Lou Henry Hoover, wife of newly-elected president Herbert Hoover.

Porch on Cliff Run Rd, Bainbridge, Ohio

Porch on Cliff Run Rd, Bainbridge, Ohio

Standing Left to Right: Anna Ruppel Strickrott, Anna M. Strickrott Boyer, Ethel Boyer, Christena C. Strickrott, Laura A. Strickrott
Seated: FW Gustave Strickrott, Richard M. Boyer

This picture was taken on the porch of the Strickrott house on Cliff Run Rd, Bainbridge, Ohio while the Boyers were visiting Ohio from Missouri. Probably taken between 1909 and 1911.

Isabella Jordan Thrailkill

Isabella Jordan Thrailkill

Isabella Jordan was born in Milford Texas on 26 Nov. 1846. She married William David Thrailkill in 1867. She was the daughter of Thomas J. Jordan and Stacy Ann Choat Jordan. She died 2 April 1895.

Submitted by John Moller, great great grandson

Armistice Parade, Brownwood, Texas

Armistice Parade, Brownwood, Texas

Photo from a 1940s postcard.

Alexander Sanitarium, Abilene, Texas

Alexander Sanitarium, Abilene, Texas

Photo from an old postcard.

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