2 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Bands (Music).

  1. Simons family papers, 1887-1982

    3,850 items. 16 containers. 6.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Members of the Simons (Simmons) family, an African-American family centered in South Carolina and Washington, D.C., especially William H. Simons (1881-1938), Baptist missionary and Young Men's Christian Association official, and members of the allied Garrett and Nicholson families. Correspondence, diaries and diary notes, and miscellaneous material relating chiefly to William H. Simons and his career with the YMCA in Burma, East Africa, and India and as a Baptist missionary in Nigeria.

  2. Morris Perelmuter King collection, 1944-1949

    36 items. 4 containers. 0.1 linear feet. 18 photographic prints. 3 sound discs. -- Recorded Sound Research Center, National Audio-Visual Conservation Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Morris Perelmuter King served in the Marines during World War II, and was a member of The Halls of Montezuma Orchestra, a group led by bandleader Bob Crosby, made up of professional singers and musicians serving in the Marines. Other member of the group included noted band vocalist Frank Tennille (also the father of Toni Tennille, of the Captain and Tennille), and musician and actor Hugh Roberts "Lumpy" Brannum, who later played Mr. Green Jeans on Captain Kangaroo.