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08001.EN – Pictured here are musicians Thompson Stephenson, unknown, unknown and George Drew on a Charles Town street. The photo was probably taken in the 1930’s. During that time there were quite a few bands in Jefferson County because once a year they had a “Battle of the Bands” event. These men played for funerals, parades, and social events. At times the bands would serenade people in white neighborhoods for donations.