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Painchaud's Band, Biddeford, circa 1890. The band is in the uniforms bought in 1885 for a trip to Quebec where it won first prize in a festival competition by marching up three flights of stairs to the convention hall without a break in the music or their marching cadence. Note the old-time policeman uniform and helmet. The officer was Charles T. Charland. This picture was taken on Adams Street, in front of Adams House. Band members are: J. Gregoire, Remi Gagnon, Hector Picher, Jacob Cartier, Louis Lamarre, John Tousignant, Eddie Lane, Henry Cantara, Arsene Perreault, Alderic Martin, Leverriere, Dube, Crochiere, Zoel Cartier, Joseph Dupere.
About This Item
- Title: Painchaud's Band, Biddeford, ca. 1890
- Creation Date: circa 1890
- Subject Date: circa 1890
- Location: Biddeford, York County, ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 10.3 cm x 14.1 cm
- Local Code: 0585
- Collection: General Image Collection
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- French Americans--Maine--Biddeford
- Marching bands--Maine--Biddeford
- Charland, Charles T.
- Gregoire, J.
- Gagnon, Reni
- Picher, Hector
- Cartier, Jacob
- Lamarre, Louis
- Tousignant, John
- Lane, Eddie
- Cantara, Henry
- Perreault, Arsene
- Martin, Alderic
- Cartier , Zoel
- Dupere, Joseph
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PO Box 346, Biddeford, ME 04005
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