Clora Bryant, right front, breaks out laughing as the Prairie View Co-Eds gather for a group picture during a reception in their honor in Houston. The members of the historic Prairie View A&M all-girl jazz band gathered for the first time in more than 50 years for a two-day celebration held by the university in their honor. Back row from left are Ernest Crafton Miller, Argie Mae Edwards Medearis, Izola FedFord Collins, Elizabeth Thomas Smith and Marion Bridges Simon; front row, from left, are Helen Cole, Fannie Drisdale Burt and Bryant.


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