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The City Guard Band would like to thank the following people and organizations for their  assistance in researching the history of the two City Guard Bands and for their support, overall.

Don Harrington, a founding member of the Heritage Band Society who still plays in the Band.

Charles (“Steve”) Claar for donating his time and talents in making videos of the Bands performances.

Ken Kramer and his “About San Diego” television series. Mr. Kramer was happy to support our research and guided us to the segments of his show. The segment about the historical library made a connection with the  Pacific Southwest Railway Museum, noted below.

Renato Rodriguez, Archivist with the San Diego History Center in Balboa Park. His enthusiasm for all things San Diego and for research is unbounded.

Bruce Semelsberger and Randy Houk, with the Pacific Southwest Railway Museum for their leads to various items relating to the Band.

The members of the Band, who volunteer their time to rehearse and perform with the Band.