J.P. Sousa (LOC)

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When: 01 January 1915

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Bain News Service,, publisher.

J.P. Sousa

[between ca. 1915 and ca. 1920]

1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller.

Title from unverified data provided by the Bain News Service on the negatives or caption cards.
Photo shows composer and conductor John Philip Sousa, wearing his uniform.
Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).

Format: Glass negatives.

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

General information about the Bain Collection is available at hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.ggbain

Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ggbain.24606

Call Number: LC-B2- 4235-14


Owner: The Library of Congress
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    Richard Arthur Norton (1958- )

    • 26/Jun/2015 17:18:11


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    Arden (LOC P&P)

    • 29/Jun/2015 12:59:29

    Thank you Richard Norton. We will expand our description of this record to add more details about John Philip Sousa.

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    • 30/Jun/2015 03:05:58

    see J.P. Sousa (LOC)

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    • 30/Jun/2015 03:12:21

    This photo ran in the N.Y. Sun on June 17, 1917, with the caption: "John Philip Sousa, the veteran band leader and master composer of military marches, who has again enlisted in the Government service in order to organ ize the band of the Great Lakes Naval Training Station." chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83030431/1917-06-17/ed-...

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    Arden (LOC P&P)

    • 01/Jul/2015 13:26:05

    Thank you Art Siegel for finding the published photograph which helps us narrow the date for this image. We will update the description.

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    • 17/Jul/2015 12:23:09

    Fantastic uniform! A younger Sousa is shown in same/similar uniform at www.marineband.marines.mil/About/OurHistory/JohnPhilipSou...

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    • 17/Jul/2015 12:31:56

    See his entry on Encyclopedia of Music in the 20th Century books.google.com/books?id=m8W2AgAAQBAJ&pg=PA592&l... It indicates that he "marched across the country with his 300-piece musical battalion, raising millions of dollars for the war effort."