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The Big Band from the Grand Floating Palace, stading in front of the W.R. Markle, an excursion boat from Pittsburgh. An example of the hey-day of showboats, when bands and variety acts brought entertainment to people who lived in small towns and large cities along America's rivers.

Havana Public Library District, Havana, Illinois
R. B. Hillyer Collection, Boat Photo Museum, Marysville, Illinois.

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