Keywords: Elizabeth Varney
Before the era of recorded music and radio, nearly every community had a band that played at parades and other civic events. Fire departments had bands, military units had bands, theaters had bands. Band music was everywhere.
… with Numerous Illustrations, by George Jones Varney, 1836-1901, B. B. Russell, 57 Cornhill, Boston, MA., 1881; History of Rumford, Oxford County…