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Episode 046: Casper Troopers

“In the November 24, 1957 ‘Casper Morning Star’, the call for 10 little Indian girls went out. On this day, Jim Jones invited applicants to try out for the newly organized Casper Junior Drum & Bugle Corps. As part of the already formed musical corps, an all-girl color guard, dressed in Indian costumes, was envisioned.

Imagine Troopers of the 11th Ohio Cavalry combined with “Injun” girls bearing the colors of our nation. It was the beginning of a drum corps legend.” …

 

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