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Hartford High School Band
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1930 – Hartford’s First School Band 
1937 – First Band Uniforms (large photo on page, loads slowly)
1938 -1939 Hartford High School Band and Roster (large photo, loads slowly)
1944 – Ed Kesterke and Cleo Ansteth Band – Hartford High School Band students with interesting stories of where their love of music took them.
1989 – Hartford Indian Emerald Vanguard State Champions videos with 1987-1990 at Nationals and State performances.  
2004 – Winter Guard State Champions

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