Illinois Bands Sesquicentennial
Throwback Thursday

Throughout the 2018-2019 season, as part of our sesquicentennial celebration, the Illinois Bands will be bringing you a piece of its history each week.

 

 Everett D. Kisinger (undated). Mark H. Hindsley Papers, 1920-83 (Box 92, Folder 11). Sousa Archives and Center for American Music, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Everett D. Kisinger (undated). Mark H. Hindsley Papers, 1920-83 (Box 92, Folder 11). Sousa Archives and Center for American Music, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

 Marching Illini Maneuver Sheet (Oct. 27, 1956). Men’s Football Programs, 1898, 1905, 1911-2014, (RS: 28/5/811, Folder 1956). Sousa Archives and Center for American Music, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  Maneuver sheet showing the maneuvers used by the Marching Illini for the game against Michigan State at Memorial Stadium in Champaign.

Marching Illini Maneuver Sheet (Oct. 27, 1956). Men’s Football Programs, 1898, 1905, 1911-2014, (RS: 28/5/811, Folder 1956). Sousa Archives and Center for American Music, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Maneuver sheet showing the maneuvers used by the Marching Illini for the game against Michigan State at Memorial Stadium in Champaign.

 1953 Football Formation - University of Illinois Marching Illini (Oct. 31, 1953). Photographic Subject File 1868 (Box MUS 3, Folder MUS 3 1953), Sousa Archives and Center for American Music, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

1953 Football Formation - University of Illinois Marching Illini (Oct. 31, 1953). Photographic Subject File 1868 (Box MUS 3, Folder MUS 3 1953), Sousa Archives and Center for American Music, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Photos courtesy of the Sousa Archives and Center for American Music.