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Henry and Mary Worrall playing guitars

Guitarist and artist Henry Worrall of Topeka, Kansas, plays music with his wife, Mary Elizabeth Harvey Worrall. Henry and Mary frequently performed together in Cincinnati, Ohio, before moving to Topeka, Kansas, in 1868. Worrall's celebrated solo guitar instrumentals "Sebastopol" and "Spanish Fandango" enjoyed great popularity in the nineteenth century. In the early twentieth century, Worrall's popular solo guitar pieces played a key role in the development of the guitar styles of southern rural folk musicians and country and blues musical idioms. Henry Worrall died in Topeka in 1902. Mary Worrall died in Topeka in 1915.

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Thurlow Lieurance and Chief Veu Tura

This is a photograph showing Thurlow Lieurance with Chief Veu Tura, Sun Priest of the Taos Pueblo Indians. Lieurance was an American composer who was greatly influenced by Native American music. He is best know for his song "By the Water of Minnetonka".

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Marshall's Band, Topeka, Kansas

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Members of Marshall's Band of Topeka, Kansas, seated on the Kansas State Capitol building's steps.

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