Louis Armstrong and the Waif's Home


The earliest known photo of Armstrong, circa 1912, with the Waif's Home Band. Louis is top middle.
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In honor of Louis Armstrong's birthday, we bring you the story of his stint in the Colored Waif's Home for Boys and his first Cornet.

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