Uniform, Band Jacket
1900 Approximate
Waseca City Band Uniform. Perrin Waseca Band Uniform. Jacket. Material: textile, metal, plastic. Size: 16" x 31". Description: black wool coat; black ribbed down trim front and back and around bottom; seven black plastic buttons down front; metal hook at top and bottom; label inside left inside pocket: No. 13; Style: 522; Name: De Perrin; Town: Waseca; 37 1/2; 154.
Mr. Dresden E. Perrin led the Harmony Orchestra and the Waseca community band in the late 1800s. Perrin also started the Little Dutch Band, and the Waseca Plectrum Orchestra in 1917. Another member of the Waseca Community Band was W. Birsham of Waseca.