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The Arts Foundation Of Olde Towne is a neighborhood based, Arts & Humanities incubator that serves to host and produce projects that are about, or initiated by residents from the Near East Area of the City Of Columbus, Ohio.

Percy Lowery


Percy Lowery
Instrument: saxophone
Group: The Snappy Four
Description: Pictured here with the Snappy Four, is Percy Lowery, a Columbus lawyer who led music groups from the tweties until 1945, when he became the first African American man appointed to the Ohio State parole board.
Pictured L-R: Percy Lowery with glasses in front
From the collection of: Arnett Howard

For a glossy print of this image refer to ID# ARC24-06

©2000 A.F.O.O.T.






Percy Lowery
Instrument: saxophone
Group: The Percy Lowery Orchestra
Description: The Percy Lowery Orchestra in 1938 included Percy Lowery, Bill Stewart Jr., Clive Goode, Archie Hall, Bill Carter Sr., Norman Robert “Bunky” Alston, Donald Bentley, Orvile Conley
and an unknown pianist.
Pictured L-R: Percy Lowery, Bill Stewart Jr., Clive Goode, Archie Hall, Bill Carter Sr., Norman Robert Bunky Alston, Donald Bentley, Orvile Conley, James C. Parks

For a glossy print of this image refer to ID# ARC24-07

©2000 A.F.O.O.T.