Evolution of the Uniform

No Uniform

When the band was started they had no uniforms.  The school colors were Purple and Gold.  (Yellow Jackets) Until 1929.

Odessa Junior High Uniform - 1939

Odessa Junior High Uniform - 1939

Double breasted white waistcoats with navy blue trim and navy blue pants, black shoes.

Cossack Uniform - Pre 1941

Cossack Uniform - Pre 1941

School colors were scarlet and black.   The uniform had a scarlet (red) coat and black (yes black) pants and black shoes.   The uniform was topped with a Cossack style hat.

Odessa High School Uniform - abt 1943 to 1963

Odessa High School Uniform - abt 1943 to 1963

Light cream colored jacket and pants.  Worn with white shirt, black tie, and white shoes.  Also included a white "Sam Browne" belt around the waist and across the shoulder. 

Odessa High School Uniform - 1963 to 1988

Odessa High School Uniform - 1963 to 1988

White jacket with red braided front panel with two rows of silver buttons.  A detachable reversible cape.  The cape was red satin on one side with a white "O" and white on the other side with a red "O".  White pants and white shoes.

 
Odessa High School Uniform - 1989

Odessa High School Uniform - 1989

The uniforms were a cream color with red. Formal jacket with gold/red braiding, reversible cape, with "O" on it. Odessa across the front on chest. Creme and gold pants with red piping along the sides.. used until the fall of 1989.

Odessa High School Uniform - 1990 - 1995

Odessa High School Uniform - 1990 - 1995

The Marching uniforms were bright white/red. 3 pieces.  Formal Jacket: White with red braiding, Large "O’ on front lots of ornamentation, with silver buttons and tabs. Short cropped type jacket fit right at belt line, short cape with reversible red/white side, with "Odessa" embroidered on it. Pants: White with red stripe down sides, red belt with red hanging sash reading, "OHS". Informal "shirt": (shown), white shirt type, with red "Odessa" across chest. V-neck pirate type shirt with Velcro sleeves. worn tucked into pants with a red ascot collar inside of shirt.

Odessa High School Uniform - 1996

Odessa High School Uniform - 1996

Red Jacket, Black or White pants.  The black pants are worn with black shoes.   The white pants with white shoes.  Typically the white pants are worn at home games.  The black pants are worn at away games and marching contest.

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