V.F.W. Military Band Image
Scope and Contents
This collection contains one 8 x 10", black and white, photographic print of a band marching on the street with the label, "Initial Public Appearance of V.F.W. Military Band F.W. Galbraith Post 828 Davenport Iowa. Iowa-Illinois Memorial Bridge Dedication. November 18, 1935."
- 1935 November 18
- Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (Organization)
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Biographical / Historical
The Iowa-Illinois Memorial Bridge between Moline, Illinois and Bettendorf, Iowa was formally dedicated on Monday, November 18, 1935. Music during the preliminary and final ceremonies was furnished by the F. W. Galbraith post of Veterans of Foreign Wars, International Harvester Coompany band, Clinton post of Veterans of Foreign Wars, and Davenport, Rock Island, and Moline Legion drum and bugle corps. The musical units also paraded throughout the business sections of the Quad-Cities following the dedication.
The F.W. Galbraith Post 828 was founded June 13, 1921 and is still active in 2016.
1 Photographic Prints (in 1 folder.)
Language of Materials
Range 44 Section 2 Photo Box 3
Immediate Source of Acquisition
good - small chip upper right corner
- Language of description
- Script of description
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