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"
Heinemann, Chicago, Illinois
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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L'Union Saint-Jean-Baptiste d'Amérique Archives, Emmanuel d'Alzon Library Manuscript and Photograph Collection. Assumption University, Worcester, Massachusetts
Fraternal Organizations, Franco-Americans, Bands