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Twaddle Hall, Albany, Decorated for Zouaves Promenade Concert 1869, [view 1]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05137.261 Author/Creator: Place Written: s.l. Type: Photograph Date: 1861-1865 ca. Pagination: 1 stereocard

Summary of Content: Handwritten on back: Charles H. Burton 942" and "Twaddle Hall, Albany, Decorated for Zouaves Promenade Concert 1869" Sign reads : "Albany Zouave Cadets 1860-1869." Another photograph (half a stereo view) of a different scene in the same hall pasted on verso. Title label pasted over photo.


Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryUnion ForcesEducationEntertaining and HospitalityMusic

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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