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October
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1976
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Sportscaster Mel Allen joins the University of Michigan Band for a pep rally, November 1958

Sportscaster Mel Allen joins the University of Michigan Band for a pep rally, November 1958 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, November 8, 1958
Caption
MEL IN ACTION: About 3,000 University students, led by the Marching Band, participated in a huge pep rally last night at Ferry Field. Here sportscaster Mel Allen is shown leading a cheer with his trousers rolled up in the traditional manner. Allen handled the account of today's Michigan-Illinois football game over a regional telecast.

University of Michigan Band departs for the Rose Bowl, December 1947

University of Michigan Band departs for the Rose Bowl, December 1947 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, December 27, 1947
Caption
BAND LEAVES FOR CALIFORNIA: Band members, their friends and other travelers are shown surging toward the steps of the Mercury coaches and pullman cars as the University of Michigan Marching Band boarded the train at the Ann Arbor station for Chicago and the special train which would take the band to the Rose Bowl at Pasadena, Calif.

University of Michigan Band departs for the Rose Bowl, December 1947

University of Michigan Band departs for the Rose Bowl, December 1947 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, December 27, 1947
Caption
'M' FLAG GOING TO TOSE BOWL: Cal Didier, drum major for the band and Miss Arlene Repp, a student from Niles, hold up the 'M' flag that Didier will flaunt in the Rose Bowl when the band makes its appearance at the Michigan-Southern California game New Year's Day. The drum major, who is from Flint, is shown just before he boarded the train with the band for the trip to the West Coast.

Planning a University of Michigan Marching Band formation for the Rose Bowl, December 1947

Planning a University of Michigan Marching Band formation for the Rose Bowl, December 1947 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, December 16, 1947
Caption
DRAFT BAND FORMATION: Twelve formations representing the months of the year will be presented by the University Marching Band in pre-game and half-time performances at the Rose Bowl on New Year's day. In the above picture band director William D. Revelli, assistant director Harold Ferguson and staff, map out a robin formation which may represent the month of May. Formations are worked out with toy soldiers on a miniature gridiron in Harris Hall, and mimeographed copies of the diagrams, with a number for each bandsman corresponding to a number of a toy soldier, are given to the players to facilitate practice at Ferry Field. Left to right in the above picture are George Lotzenhiser of the formation committee, Noah Kneeper, drum major, Ferguson, Revelli, and Don Autore of the formation committee. Pre-game performance will include a precision drill and grandiose.