Mrs. Carl C. Block (Jeanette Powers)

Dublin Core

Title

Mrs. Carl C. Block (Jeanette Powers)

Subject

Biography
Mrs. Carl C. Block
Jeanette Powers
Photo File: Biography
Block & Kuhl Department Store
Violinist
VanDeventer Studio
Decatur, IL.
Peoria, IL.

Description

Photograph of Mrs. Carl C. Block holding her violin. She was Jeanette Powers before she married Carl Block. Mrs. Block died Aug 1, 1942. She lived in Peoria, formerly Decatur. She was Chairman of the Board of Directors of Block & Kuhl Department Store in Peoria. She was violin soloist with John Philip Sousa's band for many years and studied in Berlin under Joachim at the Royal Hochschule. She made numerous concert tours and owned a famous original Stradivarius violin. Her husband was president of Block & Kuhl stores. He died Oct 30, 1939. Photo by VanDeventer of Decatur, IL.

Creator

Van Deventer Studio

Source

Photo File: Biography - Block, Mrs. Carl C. (Jeanette Powers)

Publisher

Herald and Review, Decatur, IL.
Decatur Public Library, Decatur, IL.

Date

c 1900

Contributor

Mrs. Carl C. Block
Jeanette Powers

Rights

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Relation

None

Format

.jpg

Language

English

Type

photograph

Identifier

BIO322

Coverage

Biography, Mrs. Carl C. Block, Jeanette Powers, Block & Kuhl Department Store, John Philip Sousa, Violinist, VanDeventer Studio of Decatur, IL.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

photograph

Physical Dimensions

5 x 6.5"

Files

BIO322-POWERS_JEANETTE,(MRS CARL C BLOCK).jpg

Citation

Van Deventer Studio, “Mrs. Carl C. Block (Jeanette Powers),” Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed August 18, 2019, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/2317.