William L. Smith

Dublin Core

Title

William L. Smith

Subject

Biography
William L. Smith
Photo File: Biography
VanDeventer Studio of Decatur
Decatur, IL.

Description

Photograph of William L. Smith and family; (born 9/19/1835; died 4/10/1917) organized nationally famous Smith's Swiss Bell Ringers; first all American troupe formed in the U.S. in 1861, disbanded in 1892; organized what became known as the Goodman Band on 9/19/1857. Photo by VanDeventer.

Creator

VanDeventer Studio, of Decatur, IL.

Source

Photo File: Biography - Smith, William L.

Publisher

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

Date

4/10/1917

Contributor

William L. Smith

Rights

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Relation

none

Format

.jpg

Language

English

Type

photograph

Identifier

BIO373

Coverage

Biography, William L. Smith, Photo File: Biography, Smith's Swiss Bell Ringers, Goodman Band, VanDeventer Studio, Decatur, IL.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

biography

Physical Dimensions

4.5 x 5.5"

Files

BIO373-SMITH, WILLIAM L, C1917.jpg

Citation

VanDeventer Studio, of Decatur, IL., “William L. Smith,” Decatur Illinois Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed February 16, 2019, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/2369.