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Sabathanites Drum Corps, ca. 1960s. Photographed by Suluki Fardan.
Sabathanites Drum Corps, Minneapolis, ca. early 2000s. Photographed by Suluki Fardan.
Sabathanites Drum Corps marching in parade in Minneapolis, ca. early 2000s. Photographed by Suluki Fardan.
Founded in 1964, the Sabathanites Drum Corps is the oldest existing African American drum corps in Minnesota. It started as a youth group, but in 2017, some of its original members are still performing with the corps after over fifty years.
Children's theater group at the Phyllis Wheatley House, ca. 1960.
The Wheatley Aires, Phyllis Wheatley Community Center, ca. 1950.
Neighborhood dance at Phyllis Wheatley House, ca. 1945.
People playing table tennis and billiards at the Phyllis Wheatley House, ca. 1940.
Football game at Phyllis Wheatley House, 1940.
Sewing project at Phyllis Wheatley House, 1936.
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