The Partello Band made up of musicians from the rural Olivet-Partello area. The photo is courtesy of Jack L. Sheldon, Jr. of Mesa, Arizona, whose great-grandfather Frank M. Sheldon is holding a clarinet in the back row, second from the left. This photograph is circa 1901 and Jack owns one of the few originals.
Front row, left to right: Vern Thomas, Clyde Butterfield, Frank Starks, John Dewey, Elmer Pugh. Center row: Floyd Raymond, Earl Wood, Sylvester Galusha. Top row: Gordon Raymond, Frank M. Sheldon, Fay Starks, Rollo Bennett, Jim Wilbur.
You will find more information about the Partello Band at Historical Albion Michigan - Frank Passic, Historian
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