Edmund A. Wall and Sons Sousa Band Photographs and Papers, 1904-1986
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Brief Description: The materials consist of postcards and carte de vistes taken by Edmund A. Wall during the 1910-1911 Sousa Band World Tour, Photographs documenting the career of Edmund C. Wall in the New York City Ballet Company, and Photographs taken jointly by Edmund C. and Charles A. Wall between the 1925 and 1931 tours of the Sousa Band with the majority of the photographs taken from the 1927 and 1929 tours. Of particular note are photographs documenting the train wreck of 1929 and of concerts that took place with the Sousa Band in Urbana, Illinois.
Held at:
The Sousa Archives and Center for American Music
236 Harding Band Building
1103 South 6th Street
Champaign, IL 61820 6223
Phone: 217-244-93093
Fax: 217-244-8695
Email: schwrtzs [at] illinois.edu
Record Series Number: 12/9/153
Created by: Wall, Edmund A. (unknown)
Volume: 0.5 cubic feet
Acquired: 08/11/2016.
Biographical Note for Wall, Edmund A. (unknown) : Edmund A. Wall was a clarinetist for the Sousa Band during the 1910-1911 world tour. While little is known about him, both of his sons, Charles A. Wall (1899-1958) and Edmund C. Wall (1895-1985), also played as clarinetists for the Sousa Band between 1925 and 1931.
Acquisition Notes: Charles Wall  Gift