Otto's Band marches west on North University, Memorial Day, 1914


Otto's Band marches west on North University, Memorial Day, 1914

Otto's Band, the first to play "Hail to the Victors" in Michigan Stadium, marched west on North University, on Memorial Day 1914. By then streetcar tracks had been laid and commercial buildings had replaced the houses.

Frame location: South side of North University east end of the Diag facing northwest toward Nickels Arcade

Collection info: Sturgis AA435A

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Portrait of Les Sans Souci, 1859


Portrait of Les Sans Souci, 1859

In 1859 Les Sans Souci, which also called itself the University Band, was one of several early musical groups organized by students. Frederick Arn (far left) was killed three years later at the battle of Shiloh in the Civil War.

Frame location: East side of South State Street, near the curb, facing west down East Liberty Street.

Collection info: UM Pict Hist p 191

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