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Interior portrait of 24 boys and band director. Boys dressed in white shirts and slacks, with dark tie. Holding band instruments. Drum in front row has "ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST BAND CHICAGO" printed on drum. On back of photograph "Fanfare du conseil St. Jean Baptiste no. 139 de Chicago, Ill." 9.5" x 8"

Identified Places

Chicago, Illinois

Approximate Date

circa 1920

Photographer

Heinemann, Chicago, Illinois

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Interior

Accession Number

2018.002.036

Notes

See additional file for information on back of photograph. "Conseils" or councils of the USJB were local organisations for members of the national USJB. They were often named after Catholic saints or famous French Canadians.

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Keywords

Fraternal Organizations, Franco-Americans, Bands

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