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Getting the Band Back Together: Archival Marching Band Photos

BC Bee Oct 27 1950 Marching Band Article page 1

Article from Bridgewater College’s student newspaper The B.C. Bee on the first appearance of the historic BC marching band 27 Oct 1950.

BC Bee Oct 27 1950 Marching Band Article page 2

Article from Bridgewater College’s student newspaper The B.C. Bee on the first appearance of the historic BC marching band 27 Oct 1950.

BC Bee March 13 1954

An article from the student newspaper The B.C. Bee from March 1954 shows that the Bridgewater Marching Band was in danger of being dissolved due to low student turnout at rehearsals.

Ripples 1954-55 Band Photo

The Bridgewater Marching Band in 1954.

Photograph of the BC Marching Band at a Homecoming football game

The marching band performing at half-time, possibly during the 1954 Homecoming game.

Ripples 1955-56 Marching Band Photo 1

The Bridgewater Marching Band in 1955, along with a list of band member names.

Ripples 1955-56 Marching Band Photo 2

The band forms a heart on the field during the 1955 Homecoming game.

Ripples 1959-60 Marching Band Photo

Photograph of the 1959 marching band, director of the band Professor Cole, and two majorettes, along with a list of the members’ names.

Ripples 1960-61 Marching Band Photo

The band bundles up to lead the charge down Main Street during the 1960 Homecoming festivities.

1968 Marching Band Photograph

Professor A. George Bortz (band director from 1966-69) shares a smile with members of the band.

Ripples 1967-68 Marching Band Halftime Show

The band, joined by majorettes and shield-bearers, perform at a 1967 half-time show.

Ripples 1967-68 Marching Band Photo

The Bridgewater College Marching Band gathers for a group photograph in 1967.

Ripples 1968-69 Majorettes Photo

The Bridgewater Marching Band majorettes and shield-bearers pose for a photo in 1968.

Ripples 1970-71 Homecoming Band Photo

The marching band leading the charge at the 1970 Homecoming parade.

Ripples 1970-71 Marching Band and Majorettes Photo

The marching band is joined by the majorettes on the bleachers as they strike up the crowd at a 1970 football game.

Ripples 1970-71 Marching Band Photo 2

The band performing on the field at a football game during 1970.