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Reuben Kempf/Lyra Gesangverein

Reuben Kempf/Lyra Gesangverein image

Music teacher Reuben Kempf founded the Lyra Gesangverein, a popular German men's chorus. His daughter Elsa, here about age 6 in 1890, was their mascot. The silk banner made for the group by their wives and sweethearts is at the Kempf House Museum on South Division Street.

Bentley Image Bank: BL003586

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Image Courtesy of the Washtenaw County Historical Society