The Story of the Delta Queen
A Legislative and Corporate History
From the Files of Bill N. Muster
and Richard C. Simonton

1958 to 1984

Researched, Prepared, and Summarized by Nori J. Muster
Documents in this summary are part of the Cincinnati Historical Society archives.
Corporate History Timeline now online. Click here.

The 2007 (and ongoing) Save the Delta Queen Campaign:
Losing the Delta Queen Aug. 13, 2007; The Delta Queen Fights Back! Nov. 2, 2007.

Find more photos and info. in the Delta Queen Delta King section, click here.

Greene Family genealogy page - now online! Click here.





Introductory Materials

Part I: A Short Introduction to Delta Queen History
Part II: Author's Preface
Part III: A Summary of Save the Delta Queen History
Part IV: The People who Saved the Delta Queen





Index of Corporate Documents
1958
1959
1960
1961
1962
1963
1964
1965
1966
1967
1968
1969
1970
1971
1972
1973
1974
1975
1976
1977
1978
1979
1980
1982
1983
1984
2001 - present




Save the Delta Queen Campaign 1970

See Garmatz Skull & Crossbones Letter



Read about Garmatz's role in the Save the Delta Queen struggle of 1970.

Delta Queen Photos

People Who Saved the Delta Queen

A Few Pages about Bill Muster at billmuster.com
Bill Muster at Wikipedia.org

Delta Queen Stories from the 1960s and Beyond



Tested By Time To Become An American Legend: The Steamboat Delta Queen

A comprehensive visual history of the world's most famous overnight passenger-carrying river steamboat chronicled through historical documents, photos and film footage. This video, by The Delta Queen Steamboat Co. and Jerry Sutphin, illustrates the remarkable history of America's favorite steamboat. To purchase a copy contact: Jerry Sutphin.





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