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The photograph shows the Home Band marching to a funeral at the National Military Home in Dayton, Ohio. Memorial Hall is in the background while the band is lead by the drum major down a road and a group of soldiers is marching behind them carrying rifles. Various instruments can be seen in the band including helicons, trombones, baritones, French Horns, a bassoon, cymbals and a bass drum. Other people are walking down the road with the band and soldiers. The photograph is from the eleventh page of the photobook titled, "National Military Home Dayton" and published by Keyes Souvenir Card Company in Dayton, Ohio circa 1910. The photograph has a handwritten caption on the bottom that reads, "The Home Band Marching To A Funeral."

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Special Collections and Archives; Wright State University Libraries

Digital Publisher

Digital Services Department; Wright State University Libraries

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Photographic print


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Date Digital


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Epson Expression 10000 XL


Veterans -- Ohio -- Dayton; Trees; Soldiers' homes -- Ohio -- Dayton; Photobooks; Nursing Homes -- Ohio -- Dayton; National Military Home (Dayton, Ohio) -- Memorial Hall; National Military Home (Dayton, Ohio) -- Band; National Military Home (Dayton, Ohio); Musical instruments; Keyes Souvenir Card Company; Dayton (Ohio) -- Buildings, structures, etc.; Buildings; Bands (Music)