Skokie Indians

Other Names:AL Post #320, Rip's Raiders

Skokie, IL United States
Founded: 1936

Inactive Senior
1958 Hands Across the Sea * Navy Blue and Gold * Anchors Aweigh * Summertime (from Porgy and Bess) * I Got Plenty of Nothin' (from Porgy and Bess) * It Ain't Necessarily So (from Porgy and Bess) * Band of America March * Fire Down Below * Beyond the Sea  
Position 200+ indicates Division II, Position 300+ indicates Division III, Position 400+ indicates Mini Corps.
The Skokie Indians, formed in 1936 and based in Skokie, Illinois, was a senior marching and maneuvering corps. The Indians won the American Legion National Championships from 1955 through 1957.

The Skokie Indians merged with the McHenry Red Devils to form the Men of Brass, based in McHenry, Illinois, in 1964.

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Members (2)

Member Name Section Years Involved
Maginnis, Robert Soprano Bugle 1957 to 1963
Pikey, Donald Brass - Baritone 1953 to 1961

CORPS 3 items

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Skokie Indians Uniform 1955 from the Bill Ives Collection Contributed by Herb Wunbar
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Skokie Indians History
Skokie Indians History from the Diceman Radio Collection Contributed by Ron Allard
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352-353, Skokie Indians from the Steve Vickers Collection


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