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Name Schmidt, Max

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Image of Max Schmidt Records - Come to Beautiful Midland Beach

Max Schmidt Records - Come to Beautiful Midland Beach

Printed program, 4 pages. Front cover has a photograph of Max Schmidt in his band uniform. Printed inscription: "Come to Beautiful / MIDLAND / BEACH / DANIEL W. LEONARD, Manager / MAX SCHMIDT / The Famous / Musical Director / with his / 'BAND WHITE AND / GOLD' / Late of New Amsterdam / Theatre, Criterion, Brighton / Beach. At Midland from / 1903 to present entire Sum- / mer. / Superior to any / Military Band / of / Equal Size / in the / United States / HIGH-CLASS / BAND / CONCERTS / Afternoons / and / Evenings / In the preparation of his programs, Mr. Schmidt aims always to please, not only the musical student and lovers of music in its highest form, but the / great public who make no pretens

Image of Max Schmidt Records - [Band White and Gold]

Max Schmidt Records - [Band White and Gold]

Original B&W print on beige cardboard mount. Posed group photograph of Max Schmidt and members of the Band White and Gold; all are wearing band uniforms. Max Schmidt is seated in a chair; a young boy, seen in profile, is seated next to him in a child-size chair. Four band members stand behind them, each holding a brass horn raised with one hand. A banner is draped from each horn; the banners at right and left have inscription "BAND / WHITE / & / GOLD." The caps of the men with the horns all have inscription "SCHMIDT" above an eagle with spread wings. The group is posed in front of a painted backdrop with a landscape and a balcony. Embossed inscription in lower right corner of the mount: "Unde

Image of Max Schmidt Records - [Band White and Gold]

Max Schmidt Records - [Band White and Gold]

Original B&W print. Group portrait of a band; all but three of the men are wearing band uniforms. They are posed on a wood floor in front of what appears to be a painted backdrop that gives the appearance of ornate curtains. There are 45 men standing; the conductor, Max Schmidt, is seated in a chair in front of the group, and a young boy, also wearing a band uniform, is seated on the floor next to Max Schmidt. Three men in the front row are wearing dark shirts and long work aprons, and each stands in front of an anvil on a tree stump. Instruments seen include drums, xylophone, harp, trumpets, clarinets, tubas, French horns, and tambourine. In the center of the image behind the men is a sign:

Image of Max Schmidt Records - [Max Schmidt]

Max Schmidt Records - [Max Schmidt]

Original B&W print on gray cardboard mount. Full-length portrait of bandleader Max Schmidt. He is wearing a white or light-color band uniform with ornate braiding on the jacket and cap. He stands in 3/4 view, with his right arm raised holding a baton. He stands next to a music stand. He is in front of a painted backdrop of a landscape, most likely in a photographer's studio. Embossed inscription on the mount below the photo: "SCHAIDNER / NEW YORK", below an embossed image of a woman's profile in a wreath with three cherubs around the outside. Reverse side of the mount has a number stamped in red: "15491". Photo retains its original glassine sleeve. (Keywords: New York City, Early Twentieth

Max Schmidt Records - Max Schmidt Records

This collection consists of the records of Max Schmidt and his Band White and Gold. Materials are both paper-based and photographic. The collection contains only 1 series: Administrative Records. (Keywords: New York City, Early Twentieth Century, Music, Bands, Performer) (This is a collection-level overview description of an archival or manuscript collection. See series and/or item records of the same collection for additional information. Contact the Staten Island Historical Society Library for assistance.)

Max Schmidt Records - Series 1: Administrative Records

This series consists of the administrative records of Max Schmidt and his Band White and Gold. Included within the series are photographs and advertising posters, as well as other types of materials. (Keywords: New York City, Early Twentieth Century, Music, Bands, Performer) (This is a series-level description of an archival or manuscript collection. See collection and/or item records of the same collection for additional information. Contact the Staten Island Historical Society Library for assistance.)

Image of Uniform - Band Uniform

Uniform - Band Uniform

Man's 2-piece bandleader uniform of cream wool. Consists of jacket and pants with extensive gold soutache braiding. Jacket has a standing collar and white braid trim down the front opening and around the hem. Shoulders have rectangular epaulets with the word "Director" in coiled metallic wire (purl). White braid chevrons at cuffs. Pants have button fly front closure. White braid trim down the sides of the pant legs, with soutache braiding on each side of the trim and on the front of the pants. Matching cap has short cylindrical crown with slanted top and white plastic visor. White velvet band around crown has applied gold metallic coiled wire decoration of an American eagle and shield with "E