This photograph shows a brass band and a group of soldiers in front of Col. Sporing's house in St. Peter. The Church of the Holy Communion is partially visible at the far right. The soldiers were very likely members of St. Peter's Company I of the Second Minnesota Infantry Regiment.
Uniformed Augustana College Band members pose with instruments including drums and brass. Band member O. J. Johnson (second from the right, top row) served as President of Gustavus Adolphus College 1913-1942.
Black and white photograph of eight dancers with fringed sleeves decorated with flowers. Myrtle Huntley is the last woman on the right in the back row. Her hair is down in ringlets with flowers in her hair and at her waist.
Lagerstrom's Cornet Band from St. Peter at the National G. A. R. parade at St. Paul in 1896. The names of seveal membes of the band are on another copy of this photograph at the Nicollet County Historical Society.
Uniformed members of the Nicollet Germania Band pose outside. The band was organized in the latter 1880s by Frank Hackbarth, and lasted until 1925. It was a very active band, playing for many social events.