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Unknown [Name cards for Mr. and Mrs. D.W. Hemans and Nancy Abraham]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02429.02 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: s.l. Type: Ephemera Date: circa 1871-1881 Pagination: 2 cards ; 4.5 x 7.8 cm.

Summary of Content: Two different name cards, one for Mr. and Mrs. D.W. Hemans and another for Nancy Abraham. The two cards are held together by a small piece of ribbon.


Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: ReligionAmerican WestWomen's HistoryAmerican Indian History

Sub Era: Reconstruction

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