From the Skidmore News (Skidmore, Missouri), June 29, 1922, page 1: Band Progressing Nicely. The Young People’s Band is progressing nicely. Two new members have joined recently — Robert Appleman with a cornet and Archer Stevenson with a clarinet. The… Read moreMore Band News, June 1922
From the June 15, 1922 Skidmore News (Skidmore, Missouri), page 1: Band Practice Tomorrow Night.The Young People’s Band will meet for practice tomorrow evening at the Royal Hall. Mr. Walker of Maitland, who has been engaged to train the band,… Read moreBand Practice, June 1922
From the June 8, 1922 Skidmore News (Skidmore, Missouri), page 1: Young People’s Band Has 28 Members.Held First Meeting Friday Evening — Benefit Social to be Held Saturday Evening. The Young People’s Band held its first regular meeting at the… Read moreYoung People’s Band Forms, 1922
From the November 10, 1921 Skidmore News (Skidmore, Missouri), page 1: Why Not Organize?In years gone by Skidmore had a band, but this year it has not been organized. We have gone through the summer and fall without a single… Read moreGetting the band back together, 1921
Musical news from the front page of the Skidmore News (Skidmore, Missouri), April 5, 1923: A Little Excitement. Last Monday night about ten o’clock, as everything was dark and still, with the exception of the band practice, Leon Bagby came… Read moreSkidmore Band News, 1923
From the August 17, 1911 Skidmore New Era (Skidmore, Missouri), page 5: Cement Pavillion. J. W. Rodman staked off the foundation for the cement pavillion Monday afternoon which is to decorate the four corners of the street. A few days… Read moreCement Pavilion for the Band, 1911
The Independence Day planning committee of Clyde, Missouri wisely hires the Skidmore, Missouri band to provide first-class music at the celebration in 1906.
The Young People’s Band forms in Skidmore, Missouri in 1922. Article from the Skidmore News lists the original members and the instruments they played.
Jesse S. Barrett of Skidmore, Missouri starts a boys’ band in Graham, Missouri in 1913.
The Skidmore, Missouri town band braves chilly weather to perform its first concert of the season in 1916.