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CENTENNIAL SILVER CORNET BAND
CENTENNIAL SILVER CORNET BAND. Organized of young men, the band was established to play locally for the centennial celebrations in 1876. F. Hoppe, Jr. was the leader of the band which began by serenading businesses in January. (1)
1. "New Band," Dubuque Herald, January 26, 1876, p. 4. Online: https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=uh8FjILnQOkC&dat=18760126&printsec=frontpage&hl=en