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50th Anniversary.
Picture of George and Hattie Woodruff's anniversary party on the houseboat (85 feet long, 12 foot wide) they lived in on the river for years before bringing it into town and building on to it. In 1893, the Woodruffs and their 14 children took the houseboat up river to the Chicago Worlds Fair.
Loaned by Donald Woodruff, Joliet, Illinois.

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