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This week we’re inspired by the photo above to post on Sepia Saturday. I thought of marching bands and had to include America’s foremost marching music composer, John Philip Sousa.

JP Sousa 1910

J.P. Sousa, Library of Congress, 1910

Miss History Archives nd

Mississippi Dept. of History & Archives. N.D.

National Lib of Ireland 1907

National Library of Ireland, 1907

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  1. Barb Rogers
    Oct 29, 2017 @ 08:35:42

    From one place to another, people still do like a parade…and oh, the Sousa marches!

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  2. tony zimnoch
    Oct 29, 2017 @ 14:01:54

    What a striking figure was Mr Sousa!

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  3. Mike Brubaker
    Oct 30, 2017 @ 00:02:20

    I’ve never seen Sousa dressed in anything other than a US Marine or quasi-Marine band director uniform. I think he and the bandsmen are wearing the top hats and long white jackets associated with minstrel bands. They may be in costume for a holiday parade like the Mummer Parade in Philadelphia.

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