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Cornet Band, Valley City, N.D.
Cornet Band, Valley City, N.D.
TitleCornet Band, Valley City, N.D.
Date of Original1887
CreatorHaynes, F. Jay (Frank Jay), 1853-1921
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionGroup portrait of the Valley City Cornet Band in 1887. There are eleven men wearing marching band uniforms with musical instruments such as snare drums, base drums, cymbals, cornets, tubas, euphoniums, and trombones. The background is shrubs and trees.
General SubjectPeople
Sports & Recreation
Bands, clubs and societies
Subject (LCTGM)People
Marching bands
Marching percussion
Band uniforms
Musical instruments
Personal NameClark, D. W. (David William), 1854-1950
LocationValley City (N.D.)
Barnes County (N.D.)
Item NumberBC15
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original26 x 31 cm.
Transcription"D.W. Clark" and "2.98"--Handwritten on the back of the photograph.
Some names handwritten on front bottom of photograph, very hard to read. "Valley City Cornet Band. 1887. Haynes, Photo"--Printed and handwritten on front of photograph.
Biography/HistoryDavid William Clark was born May 9, 1854 in Bridgeport, Connecticut. On Christmas day, D. W. married Clara Roselind Porterfield, who was born in Emlenton, Pennsylvania on September 18, 1854. David Clark brought his wife and small son, Louis, to Valley City in the Spring of 1881. He built a house which was occupied by the family for 75 years. The Clark family was a musical family. Mr. Clark organized the Valley City Band and both he and his wife sang in the church choir. He operated an insurance agency… Mr. Clark died January 9, 1950 and Mrs. Clark died January 26, 1955. They had five children.
Bibliographic ReferenceInformation from page 47 in Barnes County History, Barnes County, North Dakota. Printed by Taylor Publishing Company, 1976.
Repository InstitutionBarnes County Historical Society
Repository CollectionBarnes County Historical Society Photograph Collection
Credit LineBarnes County Historical Society (BC15)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Owned by Barnes County Historical Society.
Ordering InformationBarnes County Historical Society address:
315 Central Ave. N.
Valley City, ND 58072
Phone number: 701-845-0966
Fax: 701-845-4282
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2008-2009, NAR08-RC-10021-08
Digital IDdmBC15
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