• Creator
  • Brady, Ferd (Ferdinand)
  • Created Date
  • 1912
  • Description
  • The boarding school staff strongly encouraged music. Superintendent Charles Buchanan, himself a talented musician, tried to instill enthusiasm in the students. In 1912, members of the band included, front row, left to right: Fred Curley (Lummi); George Jones (Tulalip); and Alfred Sam (Snohomish) at far right. Top row, left to right are: Joseph Joe; Aloysius Shelton (Tulalip); unknown; Ernest Cladoosby (Swinomish); and Leo George (Tulalip) at f... more
    The boarding school staff strongly encouraged music. Superintendent Charles Buchanan, himself a talented musician, tried to instill enthusiasm in the students. In 1912, members of the band included, front row, left to right: Fred Curley (Lummi); George Jones (Tulalip); and Alfred Sam (Snohomish) at far right. Top row, left to right are: Joseph Joe; Aloysius Shelton (Tulalip); unknown; Ernest Cladoosby (Swinomish); and Leo George (Tulalip) at far right. The band played in the town of Marysville and traveled to other reservations to perform for special occasions.Photographer Ferd Brady had a studio in Marysville, Washington from 1907 to 1910, then moved to Everett, and finally settled in Anacortes in the 1920s. In the 1910s, he had a government contract to photograph the people and activities at the Tulalip Indian School, near Marysville. Brady closed his Everett studio in 1952 and died in 1967. (Everett Public Library, "An Index of Everett Photographers: 1890-1935," p. 13;... less
  • Format
  • image
    photograph
    Image/JPEG
    Safety film negatives