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Walker, J.E. to Miss Auerbach

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03479.73 Author/Creator: Walker, J.E. Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: no date Pagination: 1 p. ; 18.1 x 11.1 cm.

Summary of Content: Walker thanks Miss Auerbach for photographs that were left for him at the club. Hopes to thank her in person for the pleasant reminder of Childwold. Dated 21 September without a year. Written on stationery of the Metropolitan Club.


Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Subjects: Military HistoryNavyWomen's HistoryPhotographyEntertaining and Hospitality

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