Park Band

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Title: Park Band
Abstract: Baltimore's Municipal Music program supported the all-white Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and summer music concerts by Park Bands. In the summer of 1922 the Board of Estimates made a small appropriation to provide Òcolored sections of the city with special concerts by a band of musicians of their own race.Ó Capt. Charles L. Harris, shown here, succeeded A. Jack Thomas as director of the City Colored Band. (Roy McCoy Collection)
Description: From "The Storm is Passing Over" online exhibit
Date: 2011-08-12
Subject: African American musicians.
Storm is Passing Over

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