A black and white photograph depicting band leader Edwin Harrell Hampton. He is dressed in a black tie and white uniform suit with decorative braid trimming and epaulettes. The jacket has gold braid around the cuffs and a stripe down the side of the pant leg. He wears a white peaked cap and carries a white director's baton. He gazes past the viewer. Behind him are two young men, wearing uniforms of dark trousers, light colored jackets and dark peaked cap and holding flags, one of which is an American flag. They have flag carriers over their slung around their necks. There is a large brick building in the background.
Black and white photograph of the St. Augustine High School marching band standing in formation next to a large brick building. Standing in rows, holding their instruments, each band member wears a uniform of dark trousers, light colored jackets with decorative braid, and peaked caps, also decorated with braid. In the front are two young men carrying flags, one of which is an American flag, the other possibly the Louisiana state flag. In front of them is the drum major, wearing an all-white uniform with a half-length cape and a tall plumed hat. On the verso are two handwritten notes "1A59J4B" and "Band-3." There is also a stamp with a handwritten number "The negative of this photograph is filed/ at the studio and one or more pictures may/ be had now or at any time in the future. Ask for/ reprints by number '652.'/ NOLAN A MARSHALL/ PHOTOGRAPHER/ 1830 Louisiana Ave. CH. 7651."