Ferby Family Band

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Photograph of seven members of the Ferby family, posing with musical instruments circa the 1910s. The family, residents of Olathe, Kansas, performed as a band at events in Olathe's African-American community. From left to right, individuals in the front row are identified as unknown, unknown, Millie Ferby, and Moses Ferby; in the backrow, Lela Ferby, Bernie Ferby, and Millie Lewis. Each holds a musical instruments - among them, a violin, hand drum, and trumpet.

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Modern Location: 
Olathe, KS
Rights Statement: 
http://www.jocogov.org/sites/default/files/documents/MUS/PhotographFeeSchedule.pdf
Digital Object Identifier: 
JCM1996-74-2
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