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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06196.110 Author/Creator: Place Written: s.l. Type: Object Date: 1930 Pagination:

Summary of Content: "Officers Duck Pin Tournament, 1930, 57th Infantry, Capt. J.H. Hilldring, Member."

People: Hilldring, John H., 1895-1974

Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Subjects: Sports and GamesMilitary History

Sub Era: The Great Depression

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