Negro musical development. Chapter 8.

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Abstract/Description: Unpublished history of contributions of black artists to the musical culture of Omaha Nebraska. The document contains references to Professor George McPherson, Comfort Baker (first black woman to graduate from an Omaha high school), Dan Desdunes (Omaha Pythian band leader), Maco Pinkard (syncopated composer of compositions like Missouri Maize), Florentine F. Ponkston (piano and vocal instructor), Rae Lee Jones (concert singer), Mr. J.W. Waddles (organized and trained the first female band in Omaha), Ted Adams (director of the Adams Orchestra) and Rev. John S. Williams (chior director and leader).
Subject(s): Blacks
Ethnic groups
Omaha (Neb.)
United States
Blacks -- History
Blacks -- Music

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