Cushman Indian School Band, Tacoma

Black and white glass plate image of members of the Cushman Indian School Band, including Puyallup and other North American Indian men and boys, standing on the steps of a frame building in Tacoma, Pierce County, WA, ca. 1918, wearing band uniforms and holding their instruments. In the front row, one man holds a marching baton, and another holds the director's baton. A bass drum with the school's name and picture of a North American Indian man wearing a feather headdress sits on the ground. A small boy holds possibly a trumpet. Instruments held by the other band members, all older boys and young men, include tubas, clarinets, trombones, and trumpets. A partially visible sign on the porch bannister reads: ____quarters, ____ents Association.


Creation Date: ca. 1918

Catalog ID: 1957.64.124

Call Number: 1957.64.124

Object Types: negative, glass-plate

Creator: Marvin D. Boland

Dimensions: image height 6.5 in . image width 8.5 in

Related Subjects: Pierce County Tacoma, WA Cushman Indian School band, musical Puyallup North American Indian child boy instrument, musical uniform, band trombone clarinet trumpet tuba drum, snare drum, bass baton music director