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The cover and several pages of Charles Ledwith's R.O.T.C. Band Manual for the freshman band at the University of Nebraska.

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The cover page of Charles Ledwith's R.O.T.C. Band Manual for the freshman band at the University of Nebraska.

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A page from Charles Ledwith's R.O.T.C. Band Manual for the freshman band at the University of Nebraska. This page includes an introduction to Part I of the manual, "The Military Band."

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Portrait of Charles. E. Bessey

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This is a biography of Clarence George Lowe, written during his time at the University.

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Colonel Oury writes to Chancellor Burnett seeking compensation for the work done by Charles Ledwith as an assistant to the band.

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Col. Oury writes a letter to the Board of Regents seeking payment for Charles Ledwith's work for the band as an assistant. The letter describes the type of work he was doing as well as the freshman band manual.

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1922: Colonel Mitchell's letter to the executive dean regarding the petition for a concert band independent of the military department.

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1922: Colonel Mitchell's letter to the executive dean regarding the petition for a concert band independent of the military department.

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Colonel Oury outlines his plan for financing new uniforms for the university band to Chancellor Burnett.

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Colonel Oury outlines his plan for financing new uniforms for the university band to Chancellor Burnett.

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Col Oury writes to the Board of Regents seeking payment for Charles Ledwith, who directed bands and wrote a manual for the freshman band.

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A picture of coaches Tom Osborne and Bob Devaney being honored at a ceremony celebrating both of their careers. Standing in between and behind them is NU Foundation President D.B. "Woody" Varner.

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This is a photo of the Broyhill Fountain on the University of Nebraska's city campus in the Nebraska Union plaza.

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1886 - A request from Cadet director Easterday to Lieutenant Dudley for an increase in salary.

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Daily Nebraskan article: University band to play the song "Grid Ditty" at the Chicago game

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Commentary by Daily Nebraskan in the 1927 football edition on the copious amounts of practices, rallies, games, and university functions that the band members attend, as well as mention of uniforms.

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A celebration in the Daily Nebraskan of the NU band's history and its accomplishments

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R. O. T. C. Band presenting concert program

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Sousa gives a wildly popular concert in Lincoln, Nebraska. Sousa also awards a Silver Loving Cup to the R. O. T. C. Band.

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The band will be going to Manhattan, Kansas to cheer on the football team.

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Children gather to watch the band practice three times a week in the evenings.

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First rehearsal of the band after auditions and addition of new members

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R.O.T.C. Band gives a concert band performance

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Daily Nebraskan published letter from Sousa to Burnett regarding the "March of the University of Nebraska."

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This 1935 editorial in the Daily Nebraskan praises the Kansas band for their performance, manner, and uniforms while accusing the Nebraska band for their shabby, unenthusiastic, outdated methods and uniforms. The inflammatory article chastises the…

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After weeks of indecision and after many letters poured into the Chancellor's and band office, the athletic department decided to send the band, a decision which was announced across the top of the Daily Nebraskan front page.

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The Daily Nebraskan celebrates a small donation from a Kansas City businessman who wished to help send the band to West Point for the Nebraska-Army game. The Daily Nebraskan concludes that this support from an outsider shows interest from all over…

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The R.O.T.C. band sponsors a play in order to help fundraise for a trip to West Point for the Army football game.
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